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Private equity and gender diversity

Professor Sucheta Nadkarni leads a research project on career paths and gender diversity in private equity, commissioned by not-for-profit group Level 20. Professor Sucheta Nadkarni, Sinyi Professor of Chinese Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, is leading a research project…

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Startup award for fingerprint venture

Simprints, a venture that was supported by Cambridge Judge Business School, wins the Grand Prize at the Women Startup Challenge Europe 2017. Simprints Technology, a startup supported by Cambridge Judge Business School that developed an inexpensive biometric fingerprint scanner, won…

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Cambridge Judge alumna scoops prestigious award

Alison Brittain, an alumna of Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 1994), was named Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year for 2017. Alison is Chief Executive Officer at Whitbread, the company that owns Costa Coffee, Brewers Fayre and Beefeater Grill restaurants,…

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Business Weekly Awards 2017

Founders of two ventures with Cambridge Judge Business School connections – LifNano Therapeutics and Footprints Cafes - honoured at the annual Business Weekly Awards. Both ventures, supported by Accelerate Cambridge, run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School,…

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Ground-breaking research into executives’ career progressions

Cambridge Judge Business School is partnering with Level 20, a not-for profit formed and seeded by a group of 12 senior women active in private equity, to research individuals' career paths. Cambridge Judge Business School and Level 20, a not…

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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 increase the number of senior female executives. “Recruiting women to corporate boards and top executive roles helps businesses…

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SensorHut honours

Double award success for Accelerate Cambridge venture and its founder. SensorHut, a venture supported by the Accelerate Cambridge programme run by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge Business School, has won third prize in the energy & environment category of the…

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The women transforming the Middle East

These Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are changing the face of global innovation. And they are all women. Esraa Saleh is a petite, veiled, 23-year-old woman from a tiny, traditional rural village in Egypt. Not exactly unusual in Egypt, but a very different…

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Women-only spaces boost female tech entrepreneurs

Cambridge research finds women-only programmes have best impact on female tech entrepreneurs. Could women-only programmes be the solution to getting more women to set up businesses in the high-growth tech sectors? Dr Shima Barakat, who specialises in research in the…

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Human Resource: How to look like a competitive boss

Women (but not men) with both high and low facial masculinity are perceived as competitive leaders, finds new academic study. The study was co-authored by Raphael Silberzahn of IESE Business School at the University of Navarra in Barcelona, and Jochen…

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