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The most powerful women 2014

Every year, Forbes magazine establishes the list of most powerful people in the world including a separate list of the most powerful women. The criteria of selection are: money, media presence, spheres of influence and impact. As every year, the list is headed by Germany’s Angela Merkel, followed by Janet Yellen, who is the first […]

TIME – 100 most influential people

Recently, TIME Magazine has published its 2013 list of the 100 most influential people on the planet. Amongst them, 35 women. It seems to be a reflection of the fact that women lead only 17 of the world’s 195 countries, they only hold 19.6% of seats in national governments and 10% of seats on boards […]

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, […]

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) […]

Lean In – Sheryl Sandberg

Coming back on the earlier article published on this website that announces the arrival of the book written by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, which created some controversy even before being published, please find herewith a follow-up. The McKinsey Quarterly publishes an interview with Sheryl Sandberg, where she outlines the major points of her book to […]

To a successful 2013

2012 has been a positive year in the development of women in the sports industry. After UEFA in 2011, FIFA appointed Ms Lydia Nsekera (see above picture), President of the Burundi Football Association, to the FIFA Executive Committee. At the IOC, Claudia Bokel was elected Chair of the IOC Athletes Commission as well as member of […]

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 […]

50 Most Powerful Women in Business (USA)

07 November 2012, 11:15 Please find FORTUNE’s annual ranking of America’s leading business women under the following link: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/most-powerful-women/ A special section has been dedicated to the five most powerful women who were also successful in sports: http://money.cnn.com/gallery/news/companies/2012/09/20/mpw-star-athletes.fortune/index.html