Leadership

Women entrepreneurs outwit male predators and sexism with fake man. Go for it, Witchsies! 

Sad but true, Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer faced a lot of sexism and condescension when they launched their e-commerce marketplace for weird art. Everything changed when they introduced an imaginary co-founder named Keith Mann. The founders of Witchy clearly have guts and a good sense of humor -they must, with a site like that- …

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Wie ondermijnt het zelfvertrouwen van de vrouw? 

Een recente studie van #Google en #GlobalWebIndex voor Danone Activia geeft aan wat vrouwen verhindert zichzelf volledig te ontplooien op het vlak van werk, relaties, welzijn. Het zelfvertrouwen van de vrouw wordt ondermijnd door…? Vrouwen zijn hun eigen grootste vijand, en alsof dat nog niet genoeg is, wordt er ook met verschillende maten gemeten. Een optimale Body Mass …

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Strategic networking is harder for women. Here are some guidelines from a pro 

Networking is essential to help your business flourish, but women tend to limit their exposure to new people and new ideas. Hermiana Ibarra, professor of Organisational Behavior at London Business School, analyses why, in this piece below. Source: Why strategic networking is harder for women | Herminia Ibarra

The women who shape Brussels

The leaders of the largest political groups in the European Parliament, the heads of their umbrella parties and the three EU presidents — of the Commission, Council and Parliament — are all men. Women still make up less than one-third of the College of Commissioners and just one-seventh of the Council. Meanwhile, only six of …

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