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How business schools and universities can drive the gender diversity agenda

By CEO Worldwide

Women currently represent 36% of European MBA students and 42% of US MBA students.

However, when they enter the business world, they’ll notice just 22% of board members, and 7% of board presidents, are female.

Are business schools doing enough to push and prioritise gender diversity? For some, the answer is ‘not yet’.

Breaking down enrollment barriers

Without a steady stream of qualified female MBA students, the landscape of senior management is unlikely to change. Some international business schools are working hard to attract more female applicants each academic year. Continue reading

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Challenging myths about women in leadership

Let’s challenge some myths about women in leadership and see how damaging perceptions and assumptions have been historically and continue to be. #timesup!

https://www.female-executive-search.com/insights/challenging-myths-about-women-in-leadership/

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Are you a female executive and open for a new challenge?

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https://www.female-executive-search.com/become-a-certified-female-executive

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Why CEO Worldwide launches a women-only C-suite recruitment platform?

In case you wonder, why CEO Worldwide launches a women-only C-suite recruitment platform. Here you find the answers …

http://www.onrec.com/news/launch/ceo-worldwide-launches-women-only-c-suite-recruitment-platform

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Welcome to Female Executive Search

the new executive recruitment service connecting female executives with businesses

Female Executive Search is powered by CEO Worldwide.

Now launching: https://www.female-executive-search.com

Launch offer: 30% off our fees for any search placed before 15th Oct. 2018!

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Women back in business

What holds Women back in business?

by Janet Clark

Some of the most powerful people of today’s world are women. They are leading nations and fortune 500 companies and are holding up extremely well in a male dominated world, bringing change and new perspectives to the established ways of doing politics or business and setting new standards. There are numerous examples where women did prove their business acumen and ability to tackle the odds of a global business world – on many occasions, with considerable more sensitivity and foresight as their male counterparts – and with better results, as noted by a study (Catalyst, 2007, Grant Thornton) : In his study, companies with a higher proportion of women on their board had significant higher returns on invested capital, returns on equity, and sales. Continue reading

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