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Women in Business — Meika Hollender

NYU Stern MBA equips low-income women with the resources to take control of their sexual wellbeing

Portrait of Patricia Barbizet,Executive Director of Artemis since 1992 and is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Groupe PPR and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Christie’s
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Patricia Barbizet, Christie’s CEO

The auction house boss has become one of France’s most powerful business leaders

Anne-Marie Duff and Carey Mulligan in the film ‘Suffragette’, written by Abi Morgan
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Abi Morgan: ‘I can’t not be a feminist’

The writer’s play ‘Splendour’ and film ‘Suffragette’ portray women on the front line of political change

Mother leaving for work with child clinging on.
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Thousands of mothers forced to quit jobs

Study shows widespread discrimination persists in workforce

UK’s halting progress to board-level equality

Hitting a headline target hides a lack of improvement lower down

Virginia Pavin

Women in Business — Virginia Pavin

Esade student aims to prepare women for rewarding careers

Mother leaving for work with child clinging on.
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Women and money: the struggle to juggle

Female breadwinners face tricky balancing act

Jonathan McHugh illustration
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Indefensible secrets on women’s pay

Employers have been told to come clean. Watch them squirm

Women still mind the gap on pay and power

A lack of women in the boardroom and pay differentials are linked

The long wait for equal pay audits is finally over

Businesses should have nothing to fear from a little more sunlight

Companies told to publish gender pay data

Business sceptical at new rules as ministers tackle wage inequality

Women in Business — Priya Seebaruth

Port management executive advises choosing contacts carefully

Gender diversity: a hidden problem

Lack of information on fund houses’ gender balance

Hamp case threatens Japan diversity push

Toyota executive’s treatment illustrates problems faced by expats

Karen Cook takes senior Goldman post

Star banker has built an enviable list of large-cap clients

Japan: Women in the workforce

Critics of a new law say corporate Japan needs wholesale change

Women in Business — Eisha Armstrong

Harvard MBA graduate says the most important thing a leader can do is build a great team

Make tech disrupters fix diversity issues

The sector’s powerful white men can make the case for inclusion, writes Helen Lewis

Investor relations is a great place to look for independent directors

IR people understand regulations on public companies and can anticipate shareholder scorn

Vanessa Gounden, owner and creative director

From spies to clothes, with mining inbetween

Toyota’s Hamp resigns after drug arrest

Departure of carmaker’s first senior western female executive deals blow to diversity push

Fairbairn replaces Cridland as CBI chief

Business lobby group to get its first woman director-general

Women in Business — Lynn Wooten

Associate professor believes change is on the horizon for women

Equality struggle for Japan’s ‘womenomics’

Is the country’s plan to increase female corporate representation too ambitious?

The gender challenge in the video games industry

Women are breaking the dominance of men in the video games sector

Adversity has spurred remarkable careers and ideas

‘Beau Biden would live a life of meaning. He would live a life for others’

Start-up lessons from a theatrical empire

Ambassador Theatre Group’s Rosemary Squire on the art of balancing creativity and pragmatism

Throw school gates open to girls everywhere

Partnerships with UK and Japan will help remove barriers to education, writes Michelle Obama

Women in Business — Norah Prida Bay

Entrepreneur at London Business School aims to help women gain access to credit with her app

Are gender quotas needed?

Two professors debate the use of quotas to increase the number of women on company boards

Call to raise female aspirations

Women tend to aim lower and struggle to find financial backing

Women in Business — Patricia Greene

Director of entrepreneurship is quick to confront discrimination

The endangered female fund manager

The number of women who choose a career in asset management remains stubbornly low

Video games on the gender agenda

Six women discuss their work in a male-dominated industry

A plan to help Britain’s precious little burdens

More than subsidy is needed to make childcare affordable for parents

Women run just 2% of US fund assets

Females more likely to become doctors, lawyers or accountants than portfolio managers, study finds

Warning of ‘meltdown’ over free childcare

Offering fits Cameron’s mantra of helping “working people get on”

Women in Business — Marianne Lewis

New dean of City University Cass starts her role in September

Oxford nominates female vice-chancellor

Professor Louise Richardson brings to an end 785 years of male academic leadership

Women in Business — Aniela Unguresan

Executive MBA graduate strives to assess gender equality at work



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