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Why a Cambridge alumna created a charity to connect UK’s Chinese women

Founded during the pandemic, UK Chinese Women Connect links women in Cambridge, London and beyond including Cambridge Judge Business School alumnae. Qun Yang (PGDE 2015) Three years after its founding at the height of the pandemic, the charity UK Chinese…

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Janet Mui (MBA 2010) and Qun Yang (PGDE 2015).

Do law firms trade off different types of diversity?

Law firms and diversity: clients should examine the fine print carefully as firms may substitute racial diversity or pro bono work for gender diversity. Dr Lionel Paolella The push for workplace diversity has evolved over recent decades from societal pressure…

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Cambridge entrepreneur wins Women in Innovation Award

On International Women’s Day 2023, Becky Cotton (EMBA 2015) has been announced as a winner of an Innovate UK Women in Innovation Award, which recognises trailblazing women entrepreneurs. Innovate UK Women in Innovation Awards recognise women with exciting, innovative ideas…

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Becky Cotton.

Why it’s so important for boards to be diverse

Hedwige Nuyens, Managing Director of the International Banking Federation, talks about the significance of the EU’s Women on Boards Directive in the latest webinar of the CJBS Perspectives series. Hedwige Nuyens One of 7 daughters born to parents in Belgium…

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Celebrating career growth for our women graduates on this International Women’s Day

From fintech and finance to consulting and healthcare, we meet some of our most recent female Cambridge MBA graduates who are looking to make an impact in their careers. Taking a healthcare career into consulting  Catherine Brown (MBA 2021) from…

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Smiling female MBA student.

Cambridgeshire Live: The inspiring women who won awards for their contribution to the Chinese community in Cambridge

Janet Mui and Qun Yang, alumnae of Cambridge Judge Business School are featured in this article about the inaugural awards ceremony of UK Chinese Women Connect. Read the full article []…

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Velvet Magazine: Street Talk

Kate Halsted, an MBA alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2019), was quoted by Velvet magazine on how today's society views women in business. "I would actually argue that the original CEO is a mother. I do feel really…

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What’s life really like for women on the Cambridge MBA? We asked our Forté Foundation scholars

Every year, Cambridge Judge awards five Forté Foundation scholarships to MBA candidates demonstrating an exceptional commitment to female leadership. We spoke to this year's recipients to find out more about their experience on the MBA programme and their top tips…

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Pivoting into finance with the Cambridge MBA: alumna Toni Thorne

We caught up with MBA alumna Toni Thorne and asked her about the triple jump, her year in finance at JP Morgan and where her MBA Star Award has taken her this past year. From Barbados, one of the best…

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Focus on two awards named after late professor

Papers dealing with race, business and society win awards named after the late Professor Sucheta Nadkarni of Cambridge Judge, a champion of diversity who died three years ago. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni The 2022 winners of two awards named after the…

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A female executive works at her desk in a skyscraper, with 30 St Mary Axe (the Gherkin) visible through the floor to ceiling windows.