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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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Women’s Power in Politics

Ahead of the European elections, MEPs and national MPs will discuss women’s power in politics during an inter-parliamentary committee meeting today. MEPs and more than 20 MPs from 15 EU national parliaments and Norway will attend this meeting marking International Women’s Day (IWD). The topic chosen this year is at the heart of women’s rights …
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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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The 2018 NAFE Top 70 Companies for Executive Women

A. T. Kearney, Abbott and Accenture are the best companies for executive women, according to a list compiled by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The annual Top Companies list this year highlights a record number of employers. A division of Working Mother Media, NAFE expanded the 2018 rankings from 60 to 70 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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Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2017

Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations, has been named #1 on Fortune’s new list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders for 2017. Rounding out the top five after Epstein are Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma, Pope Francis, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation cochair Melinda Gates and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The list features …
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The 2017 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women

Johnson & Johnson, L’Oréal USA and KPMG are among the best companies for executive women, according to a  list compiled by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). Among the NAFE top 60, 12 percent have female ceo’s, compared with 5 percent on the S&P 500. Women comprise 29 percent of the board of director …
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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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