A series of discussions on women-related issues
The FT Business Education MBA Gender Gap week brings together academics and students from our ranked business schools worldwide and industry leaders for a series of articles and live interactive blogs.
You can follow the schedule and join in on social media using the hashtag #FTMBAwomen. We will publish our favourite tweets throughout the week and pass on your questions to our participants.
Monday 18th November
- Introduction by Charlotte Clarke, FT Women at Business School
- Soapbox by Nitin Nohria, dean of Harvard Business School
- Ten Questions Q&A with Viviane Reding, EU Commissioner of Justice
- Live blog with Jennifer Soffen, MBA blogger from Harvard
- Five top tips on how to move forward in your career by Jacqueline Brito, assistant dean at Rollins College Crummer Graduate School of Business
Tuesday 19th November
- Soapbox by Elissa Ellis Sangster, executive director of the Forté Foundation
- Live blog with two MBA students in the UK
- Five top tips on networking by Polly McMaster, MBA graduate of London Business School and chief executive of The Fold
Wednesday 20th November
- Soapbox by Laura Tyson and Saadia Zahidi, co-authors of the Global Gender Gap Report
- Live blog with two MBA students in France
- Five top tips on juggling work with motherhood by Emily Oster, associate professor of economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and author of Expecting Better: How to Fight the Pregnancy Establishment with Facts
Thursday 21st November
- Soapbox by Jessie Ting, Credit Suisse Investment Banking Division
- Soapbox by Susan Duffy and Sharon Kan, co-founders of the Babson College Women Innovating Now Lab
- Live blog with two MBA students in China
- Five top tips on implementing a work/life balance by Jian Han, associate professor of management at Ceibs and co-director of the Ceibs Centre on China Innovation
Friday 22nd November
- Soapbox by Susan Hart, dean of Strathclyde Business School
- Live blog with two MBA students in Australia and Susan Hart
- Five top tips on finding a mentor by Kathryn Bishop, associate fellow of the University of Oxford Saïd Business School and co-director of Women Transforming Leadership programme
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