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Openings: Lights, camera, equality

Horatia Harrod

A new 139-page report on the position of women in the British film industry is a catalogue of horrors

Britain lags behind in female board hires

UK ranks eighth out of 12 European countries despite new targets

Emma Marcegaglia

Emma Marcegaglia, BusinessEurope president

One of Italy’s leading businesswomen urges UK to stay

The FT’s Women in Business contest

Win a seat on a Henley Business School Executive MBA course. Write an opinion piece and create a short video

Feminists tangled up over Islamic fashion

Secularists fail to understand why Muslim women are wearing the veil, writes Anne-Sylvaine Chassany

Ben Moody and baby Stanley photographed at home. Wife is Sara.

Fathers need solid parental leave policy

Employers can help change attitudes — if managers are on message

Sally Blount, dean of Kellogg, is one of only 10 women to lead a top-50 US business school
©Jeff Sciortino

Deans and diversity: ways to boost women

Gender balance needs a rethink of which subjects are ‘serious’, says Kellogg’s Sally Blount

Susan Caplan

Women remain in tiny minority at the top

More female advisers could help attract more business

Keep yourself busy and get more done

People with a full schedule gain momentum

French boards rush to name female members

Three-quarters of new CAC 40 appointees are women

Boxing gloves and heels: female workers

Gender equality means using images of women who look ordinary

Russian women in UK take business route

Mayfair networking group discusses ventures and cultural stereotypes

What’s good for the goose . . .

Want your male staff to be happy? Respect and accommodate your female employees

Women in Business — Jyoti Chopra

Do not be afraid to face tough situations, says BNY Mellon’s head of diversity

Gloria Steinem: ‘Only women become more radical with age’

The feminist on the next generation and on a woman becoming US president

Genomics, virtual reality and ethics: how progress will affect us

Four key individuals shaping the world of tomorrow offer their insights into the most significant developments

Dame ‘Steve’ Shirley: ‘Now there’s nothing holding women back’

The views of the computing pioneer will annoy some, but they are difficult to ignore

Is gender neutrality the way to shut the Stem gap?

Outrage erupted on social media after a boy won a prize aimed at girls

Diversity at the top pays dividends

Companies with more female leaders do better, but are these women the cause of the success?

Housework stymies wives worldwide

The corporate success of women often depends on a supportive partner

The automated future is nothing to fear — it belongs to women

Females are reshaping the workplace into one steeped in collaboration

Win a place on an Executive MBA

The FT launches its fourth annual Women in Business competition

When female tech pioneers were the future

Women were not always detached from computing

Academia develops technology to boost entrepreneurial talents

Coaching, mentoring and fundraising skills encourage women to strike out alone

Scrap paintball, add childcare

If you want more senior female staff, a formal change of corporate culture is required

Male founders win decisively in fierce battle for start-up funding

Men are more likely to gain support as women lack the necessary contacts

Digital world offers opportunities to break the job mould

Flexibility is attractive for women with MBAs

Apps raise alarm over campus sexual assaults

Universities are under pressure as one in four women report being abused

Women in Business — Assia Grazioli-Venier

Spotify’s director of special projects approaches business with the ethos of an athlete

The gender question can be wrong

Many travails exist beyond being judged by your sex

Women in business — Sinead Mac Manus

Fluency’s CEO and co-founder says start-ups can raise external cash too early

A political start-up seeks gender parity

The Women’s Equality party enjoys rising popularity but has yet to be tested at the ballot box

Minerva Tantoco, New York City’s chief technology officer

Her success stems from excitement of science

How confidence and tenacity help women

Female entrepreneurs face a range of barriers when trying to raise capital

Sir Philip should use code to aid women

UK’s corporate governance code is one way to focus minds on meeting targets

Women leaders help boost profitability

Research finds strong female executives deliver higher margins

Women in Business — Amee Chande

Alibaba’s UK managing director says you can excel and still have a life

Care from lawyers turned therapists

Behind a polished exterior can be anxiety, say those who listen to the angst of legal professionals

Under-30s’ equal pay eases parent trap

Now that gender gap has narrowed, let’s tackle part-time penalty

Women in Business — Lisa Lambert

The venture capitalist advises not to get emotionally attached to businesses you invest in