There’s increasing awareness about gender equality across the globe. It’s a conversation that’s happening over and over again. According to a recent Atlassian survey, 80% of respondents think diversity and inclusion are important to creating a successful workplace. But unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet to help businesses achieve gender parity.
A good mentorship scheme can be the catalyst that takes a promising career to the next level. As research shows, mentors can help rising stars further their prospects, build their networks, and get concrete professional advice and guidance.
What are the meaningful ways that women and gender-diverse individuals can be hired and authentically included in a company’s leadership?
What does ambition mean to you? Do we define success the same for both men and women? In episode 4, we discuss how ambition doesn't favour any particular gender and how you can support gender initiatives in your career and leadership positions. INSEAD is committed to developing the next generation of global leaders who will change the world with initiatives such as the Force for Good Campaign and the INSEAD Gender Initiative. Find out what the next generation of leaders can do to facilitate women’s success in business? Joining us in Episode #4:
Obtaining an MBA from one of the top business schools in the world, progressing well in their careers as team leaders, and balancing work and family; these INSEAD MBA alumnae seem to have it all. We caught up with June-Mee Hong, Managing Director (China) at SMCP (Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot), Rochelle Seguss, Senior Manager of Product Management at Amazon and Sabrina Ng, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Hummingbird Bioscience to understand how they define success, their leadership philosophies and their views on challenges women face in the business world.
The Women in Business Club aims to support gender diversity in the workforce by raising awareness of gender-related issues and by providing a networking platform for women and men who want to create more inclusive work spaces.
During the interview process, I was amazed at the sense of belonging and collaboration within the INSEAD alumni community.
In the competitive work environment we are facing, an MBA, especially at INSEAD, is invaluable to learning how to operate effectively in a male-dominated world.
Jessica Fracassi Berrezaie Director of Merchandising and Customer Experience Hermès INSEAD Executive MBA
Neha Mehta Country Manager Schlumberger INSEAD Executive MBA "Perhaps we don't verbalise enough what we do and what we do well and how we fill our day, what have we achieved in the last five or 10 or 15 years. It's because of the unconscious bias that we have been living in. It's not something that will go away tomorrow, unfortunately, but it is very important to acknowledge it.