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Janet Mui: making sense of economic development and facing the future

As we launch the 2021 Wo+Men's Leadership Centre Annual Conference, we caught up with Cambridge MBA alumna Janet Mui, who is a speaker on the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion panel at this year's conference. Janet graduated from Cambridge Judge in…

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Janet Mui, MBA class of 2010.

Female focus

Women students and alumna of the Executive MBA (EMBA) programme at Cambridge Judge Business School have forged careers in sectors ranging from finance to the public sector to the arts. Here are brief profiles of some of them. The Executive…

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Female Executive MBA student smiling as she pays attention to what is happening in the room.

Fagun Thakrar expands creativity focused not-for-profit

Cambridge Executive MBA participant Fagun Thakrar's foundation aims to improve the lives of young people through the arts. Cambridge Executive MBA participant Fagun Thakrar (EMBA 2019) is expanding operations and outreach of her not-for-profit focused on helping young people through…

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Fagun Thakrar.

Helping entrepreneurs to have impact through programme synergies

Looking at the ways in which the synergies between our various programmes and Centres make a difference. Chen Davies We often talk about the engagement and impact of our individual faculty members, researchers, and research centres. While this is natural…

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Five young business people sat around a table. A millennial black businesswoman is addressing her colleagues.

Forbes: Burger King’s misogynistic tweet: when provocative social media strategies backfire

Dr Thomas Roulet, University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School) discusses provocative social media content and what consequences that might have in response to Burger King’s controversial tweet on International Women’s Day. “Burger King certainly wanted…

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Financial Times: Women in meetings should be heard as well as seen

Jennifer Howard-Grenville, Diageo Professor in Organisation Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the importance of gender diversity in top management teams. Quoting the Cambridge Judge study that suggests diverse teams improve performance, Jennifer said: “You want people who…

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Forbes: Women will come to the fore in the feeling economy

A study on gender diversity on executive teams co-authored by PhD student Shi Tang and the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni of Cambridge Judge Business School quoted in Forbes article. The study says “men and women working together on top management…

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Choosing to challenge – the MBA experience for our female leaders

Meet the female leaders from MBA Class of 2020 who are choosing to challenge as we approach this year's International Women's Day. Cambridge Judge is proud to have partnered with the Forté Foundation for several years and this year we…

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A group of happy female MBA students at their graduation ceremony.

Women taking the lead – from healthcare to emerging markets

As we celebrate International Women's Day, we introduce you to some of the women, also scholarship recipients, currently undertaking the Cambridge MBA to find out what motivates them and what their goals are for the future. Each year CJBS offers…

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Hawi Abbajobir.

Forbes: The complexities of applying for jobs when you’re a woman

A study on gender diversity in top management teams co-authored by Cambridge Judge Business School’s PhD student Shi Tang and the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni featured in Forbes article. The study says men and women working together on top management…

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