Economy

Mette Frederiksen – Profile

Mette Frederiksen has been Prime Minister of Denmark since 2019 and Leader of the Social Democrats since June 2015. Featured on the Forbes 2020 100 Most Powerful Women list, Fredriksen is the youngest person to ever hold the position of Prime...

Dr Kathy Sullivan: The woman making history in sea and space

Dr Kathy Sullivan is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. Sullivan was admitted into Nasa's class of 1978. It was the first recruitment drive that brought women into its astronaut ranks. Kathy Sullivan's first mission set off on 5 October 1984; it was the 13th flight of Nasa's Space...

Annie Lennox – advocate, activist and musician

Annie Lennox has achieved global fame in her solo career as a singer-songwriter, and part of Eurythmics. Over the last fifteen years, Lennox has used her voice to amplify and advocate for Global Feminism, across numerous campaigns with her NGO The...

Sarah Palin – Her Battle for Alaska

Sarah Palin is an American politician, who had previously served as the 9th governor of Alaska. She was a key Republican supporter during Donald Trump’s leadership bid. She is now running for Alaska's at-large congressional seat, with Trump endorsing her as...

Angela Merkel – the legacy of the first female Chancellor of Germany

For the ninth year in a row, Angela Merkel has been named Forbes’ most influential woman, praised for her ‘steely reserve, from standing up to Donald Trump to allowing more than a million Syrian refugees into Germany’. Merkel is often considered...

Kate Middleton – Profile

Kate Middleton, otherwise known qdas Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, GCVO, is a member of the British royal family. She is married to Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and second in line to the British throne after his father, Prince Charles,...

Nemonte Nenquimo

Nemonte Nenquimo is an Ecuadorian environmental activist and recipient of many accolades including the 2020 United Nations Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth Award for Inspiration and Action, and inclusion on Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020. Nenquimo is...

Kaja Kallas – Estonian Prime Minister: the leading figure rallying the EU in support of Ukraine

Kaja Kallas, the Estonian Prime Minister, became a leading EU voice warning the West about Putin and Russian aggression and the Russian build up of troops along the Ukrainian border in February 2022. Kallas’ role, working with the German foreign minister...

Women in Venture Capital

Women in Venture Capital There is no escaping the fact that the European VC landscape remains heavily male dominated. The British Venture Capital Association reported in March...

Nicole Junkermann – Profile

Nicole Junkermann is a German entrepreneur and investor and the founder of NJF Holdings, an international investment company. Through NJF, Junkermann has invested in several notable...

Mary Barra and the importance of female CEOs

Women still make up a low proportion of CEOs in 2021 (6%) but this is changing. Some of the most admired political leaders in the world are...

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Top 5 Female CEOs in Fortune 500 Companies

In 1963, Marion Sandler became the first female CEO of a major US company – Golden West Financial. She held the role of Co-CEO, with her husband, for 43 years. In the same period, Katharine...

Kaja Kallas – Estonian Prime Minister: the leading figure rallying the EU in support of Ukraine

Kaja Kallas, the Estonian Prime Minister, became a leading EU voice warning the West about Putin and Russian aggression and the Russian build up of troops along the Ukrainian border in February 2022. Kallas’ role,...

Serena Williams – Fund Raises $111 Million

Serena Williams is a famous tennis player. She has made recent headlines for her venture capital fund, Serena Ventures, raising $111 million. The focus of the fund is to invest in “founders with diverse points...

International Women’s Day 2022

Today marks International Women’s Day, the 8th of March 2022. It is a global event which celebrates the political, social, economic, and cultural achievements of women. It helps highlight issues such as violence against women,...

Helen Mirren – SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

Helen Mirren (née Mironoff), born on the 26th July 1945, is an English actor. Recently, she has accepted the SAG lifetime achievement award from the Screen Actors Guild, on the 27th of February 2022. She...

Top Women CEOs

Lisa Su Lisa Su is CEO and Chair of AMD. Lisa immigrated with her family from Taiwan to the United States when she was 3 years old and studied engineering at MIT. Lisa has had an...

Queen Elizabeth – Symbol of Strength During Covid-19 Illness

Queen Elizabeth has recently caught Covid-19 but is fully vaccinated. She reported feeling unwell to palace staff, who since then have announced her illness. She has had health scares since October 2021, when she was...

Amy Hood – Career Perspective

Last week, Microsoft reported better than expected earnings and revenue for the fiscal second quarter. The stock initially dropped in extended trading but turned positive after the company issued a sales forecast that exceeded estimated.  If...

Ragini Das and leap.club – Promoting Women disrupting the investor club

In October 2021, leap.club, the woman-focused professional network founded by Ragini Das in 2020 raised just under $1m in a round led by Enzia Ventures, a woman-led venture capital firm, including investments by 13 of...

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Investment in Femtech: Nicole Junkermann and Tania Boler’s Elvie

Femtech, is set to be worth US$50 billion by 2025, and is disrupting women’s health globally. Female entrepreneurs are at the forefront of this...

Randi Zuckerberg and Women in Crypto

Randi Zuckerberg, the older sister of Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg, is an American businesswoman, a former director of market development for Facebook. Zuckerberg is now...

Simone Biles: Olympics 2021: One more year of preparation

Simone Biles had hoped to win the gold medal at Tokyo 2020, and then retire from gymnastics.  However, with the cancellation of the Olympics...

Greta Thunberg: Fridays For Future

Greta Thunberg, is an 18 year old activist from Sweden, and over the last three years has captivated people worldwide in her campaigns for...

Women: Our Time is Now

On 8 March 2021 we will celebrate the achievements of women the world over. Now is the moment to look at how far we’ve...
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