Ruby Chen

Women at business school – Ruby Chen

The deputy director of executive education advises women to be open to career opportunities

Regulars

Women at B-School
Maria Zanetti, an MBA graduate of IE Business School in Spain and self-published author of The MBA Bubble
– “I would recommend that women think carefully about what they want for their lives and careers in the long run and dig deeper into the real need of an MBA for success. For some career paths, MBAs are great. For many others, they are just completely overrated and are not worth the investment in time and money”
Lucy Kellaway ©Daniel Jones
How do you manage your time? Lucy Kellaway turns agony aunt for MBA bloggers and their classmates
– “Be flagrant about never touching a book at weekends; when you get great marks for your work, get one up on your colleagues by calmly telling them that the key to success is not to work longer but to work smarter”
Maeve Richard
©Steve Castillo/ Stanford GSB

Women at business school – Maeve Richard, career adviser

The adviser believes the right mentor can have a significant impact on careers

Jo Silvester

Women at business school – Jo Silvester, professor

She advises women to ignore rules, and take time out

Vietnam
©James Ferguson

Success in Ho Chi Minh City

Two women with MBAs have risen to the top

Putting an end to the gender wage gap

Negotiating skills are needed, and can be developed

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 4, 2014: FIGS co-founder Trina Spear poses for photographs at the FIGS office. FIGS, Fashion Inspires Global Sophistication, make fashion medical scrubs. CREDIT: Ann Johansson for the Financial Times.

Funding: income share agreements lure MBA entrepreneurs

Investors lend money in return for a percentage of earnings

Allegre Hadida

Women at business school – Allègre Hadida, professor

The professor is interested in entertainment masterclasses and would choose Will.i.am to teach one

Amy Chua and her husband Jed Rubenfeld at their apartment in New York, November 26 2013
©Jason Andrew

Tiger mom’s new tune

Can ethnicity determine success? Amy Chua’s new book, co-written with her husband, is even more explosive than her last

Lloyds sets 40% female executive quota

Bank wants to increase representation in top ranks from 28%

A Saudi woman works in a lingerie shop at a mall in Jeddah January 9, 2012

Saudi women defy tradition to enter work

Private sector employment benefits female workers