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This story is co-authored by IMD researchers, Elizabeth Teracino, and Jialu Shan, and IMD professor Michael Wade. Digital leaders need a combination of technology, people, and entrepreneurial skills. To nurture these skills in more young women, we need to tackle three challenges As it stands, the current reality for female...

Hollywood’s diversity problem extends well beyond casting choices, Gemma Chan said. The “Crazy Rich Asians” star is featured in the September issue of British Vogue (which was guest-edited by Meghan Markle) as one of 15 “Forces For Change.” In the interview, Chan explained that the industry isn’t...

Participants on a Clanrye Group’s PEACE IV project visited Krakow, Poland in June as part of their OCN NI Diversity and Good Relations programme and organisers Clanrye Group are running a second programme in September. The OCN Level 2 Diversity and Good Relations programme is a...

In this episode, Thayer Prime joins podcast hosts Adelina Chalmers and James Parton to talk about how to build diverse teams, the dos and dont's of recruitment, interview questions you should never ask, creating a positive inclusive culture rather than a toxic culture, and company values. Thayer is...

The lack of diversity in technology is not a new issue. A study by Statista showed that female employees make up between 26 percent and 43 percent of the workforce at major tech companies. However, even this does not tell the whole story, as the number...

Beautycon has been described as a festival, an event, an Instagram feed come to life and even the “Super Bowl of the beauty industry” according to the New York Times. More than anything, it's a celebration of diversity and inclusion. Beauty enthusiasts and influencers travel from far and...

The public is concerned about the impact of artificial intelligence on their jobs and personal data, while some fear the technology could ultimately be responsible for the end of humankind, a new survey has revealed. 67 per cent of UK adults worry that AI will result...

Maturing underlying technologies will make Internet of Things technologies easier to implement and help companies and investors seize new opportunities. After years of hype, anticipation, and steady uptake, the Internet of Things (IoT) seems poised to cross over into mainstream business use. The number of businesses that...

Since its launch in 2011, the ‘Professional and Career Women Awards’ organised by Women in Management (WIM) have recognised women trailblazers across diverse fields; particularly those who have positively impacted society, achieved success defying the odds, and inspired others to also dream and think big. The...