It started way before I jumped on that plane to Singapore… It probably started when I was five or six…
Dear readers, It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post – but on my part I have written quite a bit since the last post – from reports to journals to speeches… It’s my last few weeks though and all those are slowing down. I do want to comment on how it feels to be at the “end” of the MBA journey.
INSEAD takes a look at persistent myths about women in business that need to be shattered and replaced with clear facts. Because when women have the same opportunities to rise up the ranks and take the lead, organisations do better.
There are rising calls to press forward and progress gender parity in the business world; the first step is to start with oneself. Insights from research papers and articles around the world offer five ways in which women can empower themselves.
Learn from successful female graduates of INSEAD’s Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) how they overcame doubt, financial barriers and fear of failure to invest in their career.
At INSEAD there are more women than ever before. Female participation on the MBA programme has increased from 17% in 2005 to 30% for the 2016 classes. Learn how we are aiming to take it much higher by funding scholarships, working with organisations and more.
Why are women still subject to many of the same old stereotypes that our mothers and grandmothers faced decades ago? Learn what the seven most prominent and insidious myths that are still making the rounds today — and a few expert comebacks to help combat these untruths.
In the global conversation about gender balance, men are stepping forward as allies to offer their support and backing their convictions with solid action. Learn how our INSEAD graduates are fighting against discrimination, changing old-fashioned mindsets and giving female voices a platform.
Whether it’s founding environmental NGOs, starting nation-wide education initiatives, or helping other women with their entrepreneurial dreams, INSEAD’s women alumnae are doing it all. Learn how an INSEAD MBA value-added to their careers and gave them the confidence to do it all.
The picture you see above is of my son and me. Aren't we adorable together ? Last week we had an official welcome reception by INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov. All this is indeed real. The Dean said a few words that have stuck with me: "INSEAD is your present and you are the future. The year ahead will be the best year of your life." Inspired and empowered, I sit at my study desk reflecting on how I made it to INSEAD. Thinking about things that made it possible for me to call myself “I am IN-SEAD”.