Lead story in Women in Business

Female trailblazers sometimes carry a double-edged sword for diversity

Top stories in Women in Business

When all else fails, the call goes out for a woman to lead

Leaders and decision makers discuss changes since the FT’s last Women at the Top summit

A lack of female speakers reveals wider problems in business

Tips on what businesses should do to convince women to stay and progress through their organisations

Mixed teams with conflicting views require smart and sensitive leaders to run them

FT catches up with Sir Mike Rake’s FTSE 100 mentee Andrea Blance six years after pairing

Britain’s voluntary drive to put women on male-dominated boards has gone into reverse

Narrowing the workplace divide between men and women offers economic gains and societal benefits

Essay winner: Despite slow progress, women will exert influence in the next decade

New tools for ‘over-mentored’ employees to diversify top ranks

For women, career success spawns fresh approach to giving

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