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Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Co-founder of Accelerate Cambridge venture H2GO announced as a European finalist at the Cartier Women's Initiative Awards. Enass Abo Hamed, co-founder of Accelerate Cambridge's clean energy venture H2GO POWER, is one of only three European finalists and one in eighteen…

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Women’s economic empowerment

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni on women and boardrooms. Increasing the economic power of women throughout society is a key factor in women reaching and staying on corporate boards, according to a new global study headed by Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of…

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Jane Griffiths, EMEA Company Group Chairman of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Collaborative but firm: Jane Griffiths leads from the front, combining "no compromise" with encouraging diversity of thought. It is important to me that my work has a higher purpose and that people enjoy what they do. I'm fortunate that the…

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Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker, Non-executive Director of Tesco, CNH Industrial and TomTom, and Chair of the Van Leer Group Foundation

Despite high-powered jobs at Shell, McKinsey and Unilever, Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker has a surprising take on what a true leader looks like. The greatest lesson of leadership is that it isn't about you. When you're young you put your efforts…

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The Guardian: Meet the female entrepreneurs taking on male-dominated industries

When only 15% of engineering and technology undergraduates are female, women who work in traditionally male-dominated areas can find it tough to push back. Shima Barakat, a research and teaching fellow at the University of Cambridge's Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning,…

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Financial Times: Women working in financial education

The biggest challenge as a woman in Finance is the small representation of women in general in the industry. I approached the problems in two ways: firstly, I built a network of female mentors and peers; the relative scarcity of…

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