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European Business Review: We need a greater focus on the benefits women in top executive roles bring to companies

Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses women’s leadership in business and why companies need to …

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LexisNexis: Strategies to get women into senior roles – does any of it work?

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas …

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The Guardian: Pedal power: how bicycles are changing what it means to be a girl in India

Rachita Vora, Manager of Dasra Girl Alliance and Cambridge MBA 2011 alumna, writes on a new initiative that gives free bicycles to …

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Business Times Singapore: Diversity works

Lee Suet-Fern looks at gender diversity in boardrooms in Singapore and why it’s important to have more women in senior roles. The …

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Business Standard: Targets with teeth

Gender quotas in boardrooms is not the best way to retain women in senior positions, according to a new study led by …

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The Scotsman: Workplace pay statistics make disheartening reading

Study led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge, finds that quotas make no real difference to female …

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City AM: International Women’s Day 2016: Sorry, but quotas aren’t the way to get more women into executive roles

Term limits for directors and gender diversity rules in corporate governance codes help improve female representation in top executive roles, but quotas …

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Financial Times: Women in Business: Siobhan Sweeney

Charlotte Clarke speaks to Siobhan Sweeney, an MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School. Siobhan shares her thoughts about MBA studies, favourite …

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The Huffington Post: New model army: how women are already changing the way we lead

Neela Bettridge looks at women leadership and how is this different from male role models. A new research lead by Sucheta Nadkarni, …

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Business Standard: R. Gopalakrishnan: The corporation is a great innovation

R Gopalkrishnan, Director at Tata group of companies, investigates how Indian companies are embedding innovation in corporate governance. “Exemplary behaviour by visible …

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The Times of India: Quotas not the best way to add, retain women on board

Increasing the economic power of women throughout society is a key factor in women reaching and staying on corporate boards, says a …

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The Economic Times: Quotas not the best way to add, retain women on board

Empowering all women in society helps women reach and stay on corporate boards, says study headed by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of …

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Irish Independent: Ireland fifth in the world for ‘female economic power’

A new research, lead by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School measures ‘female economic power’ and is “the …

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The Huffington Post: Womenomics: what constitutes best practice for future leaders

Helena Eccles shares her insights about the ‘top gender equality event’ in London last week where Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese …

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The Huffington Post: Paid maternity leave could be the key to making more women leaders

“Getting women on the board is very different from keeping them there,” said Sucheta Nadkarni, presenting a new research on women in …

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Forbes: Quotas aren’t a great way to get more women on boards, new study says

Are quotas a good way to boost those numbers, asks Susan Adams in Forbes. A new study commissioned by BNY Mellon and …

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The Daily Telegraph: Britain ranked 9th in the world for ‘female economic power’

A new study, led by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is the first to take a …

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CNBC: How women can break through the glass ceiling

Helena Morrissey, talks to CNBC World programme about women in boardroom and why legislative measures are not always effective. New research led …

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The Guardian: Greater economic and political power gives women more seats in boardroom

A new research found that powers outside the boardroom are more important for gender equality in business than quotas. The study, led …

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The New York Times: Quotas not the best way to add and retain women for corporate boards, study finds

Empowering all women in society helps women reach and stay on corporate boards, says study headed by Professor Sucheta Nadkarni of Cambridge …

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Executive MBA

Women and the EMBA: Angela Single

Angela talks about her incentives for studying the Executive MBA, her future career development plans, how she has benefited from the course and what challenges she has faced.

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Women and the EMBA: Hannah Harrison

Hannah talks about what drew her to the Cambridge Executive MBA, what she hopes to gain from the programme and how it will help her succeed as a woman in a male-dominated environment.

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The Entrepreneurship Centre

The meaning of success for enterprising women

Dr Shima Barakat, Head of Entrepreneurial Learning Programmes & Engagement at the School's Entrepreneurship Centre, talks about her own experiences as a women engineer and academic as well as her research specifically into women in entrepreneurship.

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The ‘fairer sex’ and entrepreneurship

Dr Barakat and her education faculty colleagues feel that greater sensitivity and awareness to students is required at the planning stages of entrepreneurship education.

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MBA

Cambridge Venture Project

Caitlin Drake-Smith discusses the valuable insight into consulting she gained via the MBA Cambridge Venture Project, an area that was completely new to her pre-MBA.

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Global Consulting Project

Priya Shah describes her recent MBA consulting project working for CDC--the UK's Development Finance Institution (DFI) based in London.

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Switching sectors and working in consulting

Izabella talks about her background in HR and how she used the MBA to switch country, sector and role. She now works in Consulting.

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Centered leadership for men and women in the workplace

McKinsey's Smaranda Gosa-Mensing speaks to Cambridge MBAs Priya Shah and Bruna Raggi Terra Seii about Centered Leadership, how it can help men and women in the workplace, and the challenges that women face in the workplace.

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Faculty

Gender diversity in the boardroom

Professor Dame Sandra Dawson of Cambridge Judge Business School, a Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, feels it is vital that boards should become more diverse.

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