Archive | November, 2012

2012 Women’s Research

In 2012, Accenture surveyed 3,900 business professionals in 31 countries to explore their career satisfaction and aspirations, to examine what held professionals back from progressing and to better understand the support and programs companies provided for career developments. One of the key findings is that more than half (57% women and 59% men) are dissatisfied […]

Best Places to Work

26 November 2012, 16:20 Every year, Great Place to Work® publish the list of the top multinational companies to work for, based on an employee survey. Please check the results as follows: http://www.greatplacetowork.com/publications-and-events/blogs-and-news/1508-2012-best-multinational-workplaces One of the interesting statistics that comes with the results is that in the global top 25 list, the proportion of women […]

Launch of WomenInSport

The website as well as the Facebook page have been successfully launched on 22 November. Thank you to all of you who so far have signed up and spread the word. Please continue doing so. Please rest assured that your contact details will not be shared, unless this has been authorised by you in advance.

Top 100 Women in Switzerland

26 November 2012, 13:50 The Swiss publication, Women in Business, launched a voting a few weeks ago to elect the most influential women in Switzerland in various categories. The winner in the category sports is Edith Wolf-Hunkeler, four times winner at the London Paralympics Games this Summer. For the results in all categories, please consult […]

El Moutawakel – IOC President Candidate?

  When the Vice President of the International Olympic Committee, Morocco’s Nawal El Moutawakel, was asked if she considered standing for election of the IOC President, she answered German news agency DPA: ‘Why not? I have not decided yet, there is a long list of contenders, but I might.’ With Jacques Rogge, incumbent IOC President […]

Sauber Formula One – Monisha Kaltenborn

Congratulations to Monisha Kaltenborn for having been nominated the team principal of the Sauber Formula One team at the beginning of October. Kaltenborn is the first female team principal in Formula One. She has also been the team’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2010. Now age 40, Kaltenborn started her career in motor sports joining […]