Archive | June, 2013

Behind every successful man …

Jose Mourinho’s move created quite a few headlines, but what if he is not the real ‘Special One’ at Chelsea FC, but actually a woman? Marina Granovskaia has recently joined the board of Chelsea and thereby confirmed her status as maybe the most powerful woman in English Football. The Russian-Canadian started her career at Sibneft, […]

Why women can’t have it all

This article appeared in the magazine The Atlantic in July 2012 and caused quite a furor overseas. It was written by Anne-Marie Slaughter, who was the first woman director of policy planning at the US State Department and who left her position in 2011 saying that “juggling high-level government work with the needs of two […]

Most powerful women 2013

As every year: Forbes magazine has published their list of the world’s most powerful women for 2013. It will come as no surprise that number one is the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is one of nine heads of state on the list. Merkel features for the seventh time in the past ten years as […]

FIFA – First Woman EXCO Member

Following the FIFA Congress on 31 May, the first woman has been elected to the FIFA EXCO: Lydia Nsekera. She is the 25th member and will serve a four-year term starting immediately. Nsekera has received the most votes out of the three women that presented themselves to the elections. The two other, Moya Dodd (Australia) […]