Tag Archives: Women in business

International Women’s Day 2019

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. All around the world, IWD represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for this year is “Balance for Better.” To mark the occasion, the Library has prepared a selection of interesting books which will be …
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Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business 2018

This is the 21st year Fortune publish its Most Powerful Women list—and they have a new No. 1 for the first time since 2015. Marillyn Hewson, Chairman, President, and CEO of Lockheed Martin, picks up top honors, followed by Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO of General Motors, in second place and Abigail Johnson, Chairman and CEO of Fidelity Investments in …
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International Women’s Day 2018

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. All around the world, IWD represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for this year is “Press for Progress.” To mark the occasion, the Library has prepared a selection of interesting books which will be …
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EU Prize for Women Innovators 2017

At an award ceremony in Brussels on International Women’s Day, Commissioner Carlos Moedas and Vice-President of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness announced the four winners of the 2017 Horizon 2020-funded EU Prize for Women Innovators. The winners of the 2017 EU Prize for Women Innovators are: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Michela Magas, of Croatian/British nationality, …
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International Women’s Day 2017

Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. All around the world, IWD represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The theme for this year is “Be Bold For Change.” To mark the occasion, the Library has prepared a selection of interesting books which will be displayed in the …
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Most Powerful Women in Business 2016

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, picks up top honors, followed by Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, in second place and Marilyn Hewson, CEO, Chairman, and President of Lockheed Martin in third. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria …
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The World’s Most Powerful Women In 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged once again as the number-one Power Woman for six years running in this year’s list by Forbes magazine. The top four is rounded out by the U.S. presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton; Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve and Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The list that Forbes compiles …
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Most Powerful Women in Business 2015

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, picks up top honors, followed by Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, in second place and Ginni Rometty, CEO, Chairman, and President of IBM, in third. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that …
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Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal

The World Bank has just published the report “Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal”. The study measures legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 economies. It provides quantitative measures of laws and regulations that affect women’s economic opportunities in seven areas: accessing institutions, using property, getting a job, …
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Most Powerful Women in Business

Fortune has produced this year’s list of the most powerful women in business. Earning the top spot is GM CEO Mary Barra. Barra is followed by PepsiCO CEO Indra Nooyi and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that include the size and importance of the woman’s business …
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