Insights and Events

Discover the latest insights, news and events for female leaders.


Multicultural and International character, and practices used to foster equal opportunities and respect for diversity

How can we encourage individual expression in the knowledge that some cultures are more inward-looking?

Where are the Women… Capable of being Corporate Directors?

One article among others in France highlights “A scarcity of women with CEO’s experience, one of the profiles that companies are seeking widely for their board of directors”.This implies that in order to validly exercise a mandate in France, it is almost essential to have managed a company, at least a business unit?Not to mention […]

How business schools and universities can drive the gender diversity agenda

Women currently represent 36% of European MBA students and 42% of US MBA students. However, when they enter the business world, they’ll notice just 22% of board members, and 7% of board presidents, are female.  Are business schools doing enough to push and prioritise gender diversity? For some, the answer is ‘not yet’. Breaking down […]

HR: useless people and pain in your neck? Prompt the change!

In your company, HR people are (almost) useless! It is true! HR are a cost center: you have to pay the members of the team and to allocate them offices and equipment. HR are a pain in your neck! There too, it is true! HR think of applying the law and the best practice and […]

Data, a key component the company’s intangible assets

Prior to the “big data”, predominant in an information society, a knowledge economy, where a real “war of knowledge” reigns, the control of its data and those of its environment is essential to last and generate profits. DATA VALUATION AND SECURITY ARE A REAL TOPIC OF GOVERNANCE. 1) Security: protection, integrity, quality. Spontaneously, we think theft, […]

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, what for???

For a lot of companies, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development remain relatively vague concepts. They speak about it, they think of it, but they are very few to set up a true strategy. Much wonders which can be their interest to take a turn towards a responsible and durable company. For money A recent […]

How to make the brand turnaround on the first biggest Global Market after US?

Work place is competitive for all (men and women) and what will make a difference is results.

Why aren’t there more women on boards?

We investigate the reasons behind the lack of gender diversity at the highest level of business.

Challenging myths about women in leadership

What are the assumptions holding women back from senior leadership?

What holds women back in business?

Some of the most powerful people in the world are women. So why do they represent just 5% of the CEO roles in Fortune 500 businesses?

Slide show: 7 deadly myths about women

In this SlideShare, INSEAD takes a look at the persistent myths about women in business that need to be shattered and replaced with clear facts.

Slide show: The rise of women in leadership

Women make up half of middle management, yet less than ten per cent of the C-suite. So what’s stopping them from stepping up and taking on more roles at a senior level?

Transformational leadership: a challenging restructuring story

Charting the cultural, brand and resourcing challenges of a major business change.

Business development in biotech – a competitive advantage?

Is the cost of hiring a Business Development Manager justified by the value the function brings to a biotech company?

Videos: GEMBA women

Discover a Life Without Limites is an INSEAD video series that encourages women to pursue professional and personal growth.

Slide show: 5 ways to achieve self-empowerment for women

Insights from research papers and articles around the world offer five ways in which women can empower themselves.

Training & Events

Global Executive MBA (GEMBA)

INSEAD’s modular Global Executive MBA programme (GEMBA) is delivered in fully integrated campuses across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change

The INSEAD Executive Master in Consulting and Coaching for Change (EMCCC) is a degree programme unlike any other.

Executive Master in Finance

INSEAD prides itself in having a world-class faculty, close links to the international business community and a participative teaching style.

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