Posts con el tag ‘women leadership’

’37 almas en una’, female leadership born at ESADE

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The collective essay 37 almas en una ['37 souls in one'] was presented last month at ESADE. Published by the Planeta Group, the essay analyses the key aspects of female leadership. I had the privilege of participating in this project by contributing a testimonial. The essay was written by 37 women executives who met at ESADE during the Promociona Project. Promoted by the Spanish Confederation of Employers’ Associations (CEOE) and the Women’s Institute for Equal Opportunities, the Promociona Project aims to foster the training, professional development, leadership and advancement of female executives.

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Women Executives

Mujeres directivas4 300x225 Women ExecutivesIn the Bissagos Archipelago, in Guinea-Bissau, women are usually the ones with the authority to manage the economy, social welfare and the law of the land. The anthropological history of the world contains a few specific cases like Bissagos, as well as a number of different schemes. In Western society, there has been a centuries-long movement towards schemes that are increasingly egalitarian in every way.

In recent years, the percentage of women on boards of directors has increased significantly throughout the world. According to a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), in northern European countries like Sweden and Norway, more than 20% of executive posts are held by women. Read the rest of this entry »

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ESADE Ambassadors in Saudi Arabia

Arabia Saudi Eugenia1 ESADE Ambassadors in Saudi ArabiaLast month, I visited Saudi Arabia as part of a delegation accompanying King Juan Carlos and three Spanish ministers: Ana Pastor, Minister of Public Works; Pedro Morenés, Minister of Defence; and José Manuel Soria, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism. The main objective of the trip was to promote Spanish infrastructure-development companies that work in Arab countries. Among my traveling companions were the leaders of Abengoa, Acciona, Airbus, Indra, Ferrovial, Isolux Corsán, Navantia, Talgo and other companies. Read the rest of this entry »

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