The Guardian | ‘We were made for this’: the women starting businesses in lockdown

Despite the economic gloom, many female entrepreneurs are seeing opportunities during the pandemic It may not appear the most auspicious time to start a business. Britain has been in lockdown for five of the past 11 months. The economy shrank almost 10% last year. Unemployment is skyrocketing. But Lucie Halley-Trotter is undeterred. This year she […]

CommonWealth Magazine |Taiwan’s Stellar Performance During COVID-19 Helps Swiss Company To Continue Supporting The Global Medical Industry

Lucy Chung, the Director of AMSD department at SHL Medical, credits the effective pandemic management exercised by the Taiwan government to the company’s ability to keep business as usual during global health threat. Who can help? Taiwan can help! When it comes to infectious diseases, Taiwan has learned a lot from the 2003 severe acute […]

Women in Business | Germany Moves Toward Requiring Women On Large Companies’ Executive Boards

Germany has taken a step toward requiring what has not happened voluntarily: putting women on the management boards of the country’s largest companies. On Wednesday, Germany’s cabinet approved a draft law that would require stock exchange-listed companies with executive boards of more than three members to have at least one woman and one man on those boards. […]

Women in Business | The New York Times – Giving Billions Fast, MacKenzie Scott Upends Philanthropy

Through a streamlined operation, Ms. Scott has given away $6 billion this year, much of it to small charities and nonprofits. By Nicholas Kulish On a Monday evening in November, Dorri McWhorter, the chief executive of the Y.W.C.A. Metropolitan Chicago, got a phone call from a representative of the billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. The news was […]

35 Women Under 35 2020: Britain’s brightest young business leaders

As the UK heads towards the worst recession for decades, these talented young businesswomen will be helping to rebuild the economy and rebalance the scales. by Kate Bassett For the past 20 years, Management Today has made it a mission to fight for gender equality in business. It all started with the annual 35 Women […]

The number of women running Fortune 500 companies hits a new high

Written by : Courtney Connley The number of women running Fortune 500 companies has hit a new record, according to this year’s Fortune 500 list. Currently, there are 37 women leading Fortune 500 firms, an increase from last year’s 33 women, which at the time, was a record high.  This new addition of women is the result […]

Forbes – Energy Trading’s First Female CEO Insists On Business As Usual

Written by Rebecca Ponton In late April, Denmark, one of the first countries in Europe to shut down due to the spread of COVID-19, gradually began reopening its economy and society. Twenty-five percent of Danske Commodities’ employees were back in the office after working from home since March 12th. Another 25 percent will be allowed back […]