MBA Careers: Women In Business Scholarship Opens New Opportunities For ESADE MBA

MBA Careers: Women In Business Scholarship Opens New Opportunities For ESADE MBA

Duygu Ates would have struggled to pursue a full-time MBA without ESADE’s Women of the World Scholarship Written by Marco De Novellis | MBA Careers | Tuesday 27th June 2017 09:57:00 GMT Duygu Ates is a current ESADE MBA student set to graduate in 2018 Funding an MBA can be a challenge, especially for women. In March this year, GMAC released a white paper to mark International Women’s Day, based on a survey of 5,900 business school applicants worldwide. 29% of female survey respondents cited financial issues as the key reason why they…

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More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

More women than men sign up for Mumbai university’s distance learning courses

The University of Mumbai’s (MU’s) Institute of Distance and Open Learning (IDOL) is an exception among higher education institutes as it has more women than men on its rolls. Of 76,495 students enrolled at the institute, 45,559 or 60% are women. In the past eight years, the percentage of female students has steadily been increasing from 52% in 2008-09. The female students outnumber men by a wide margin in most of the post-graduation courses offered at IDOL, including MA (Education), MSc (Mathematics), MCom and MA. They are in majority even…

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11 female engineering students win ‘Women of Mettle’ Scholarship Programme

11 female engineering students win ‘Women of Mettle’ Scholarship Programme

Jamshedpur, June 13 : Tata Steel, today, announced the winners of its pioneering initiative, ‘Women of Mettle’ Scholarship programme, aimed at encouraging gender diversity in the manufacturing sector. In keeping with its commitment to the young generation, Tata Steel announced the scholarship programme, ‘Women of Mettle’ in January 2017. The programme aims to identify, groom and encourage female engineering talent for a sector that historically has imbalanced gender representation. Female students in their second year of engineering from select 45+ engineering institutes across India were invited to be a part…

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9 ways ambitious women can keep going strong in their career

9 ways ambitious women can keep going strong in their career

When it comes to achieving career goals , momentum is the key for women. With all the responsibilities women have outside the workplace — health, family and children to name a few — it is easy to lose focus. The bottomline, however, is if you are committed to your career advancement goals , you can’t afford to wait for someone to recognize your ambition, take you under their wing and develop you. It’s you who has to do it. So, here are 9 ways by which ambitious women can keep…

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Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

Women-focused recruitment cos are helping women find work after a career break

HYDERABAD: Thirty-year-old Ruby Gupta was in search of a workfrom-home opportunity when she chanced upon a Facebook post which said recruitment startup Sheroes is the go-to platform for women exploring work options. She decided to give it a try. Within days of applying, she landed a work-from-home project with UrbanClap. Lumis Partners-backed Sheroes is among a slew of women-focused recruitment startups that have come up over the past few years to help women who have taken a career break find work, including jobs that offer flexibility in terms of hours…

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Women In Tech: The Crucial Steps To Accelerate Career Growth

Women In Tech: The Crucial Steps To Accelerate Career Growth

Women in technology should deploy a “professional playbook” in order to accelerate the progress of their careers and avoid falling into some of the most common pitfalls that lie in wait. That’s according to JJ DiGeronimo, a technology expert and the author of a new book called Accelerate Your Impact: Action-based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path. DiGeronimo has been researching some of the ways in which female tech professionals find their progress thwarted and in her new book outlines an approach that she believes can help women to overcome…

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Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game?

Why don’t women stop playing this rigged capitalist game?

If the game is rigged, should players bother competing or should they look for a new game altogether? When Kevin Roberts, the now-suspended executive chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, suggested in a recent interview that “the fucking debate [about gender] is all over”, he unleashed a wave of anger in an industry in which barely more than 10% of creative directors are female. The reaction to Roberts’s comments suggests that far from being historically concluded, the debate about gender in the workplace has barely begun. Roberts’s justification for his claim…

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net Saathi: reworking lives of women via digital education

net Saathi: reworking lives of women via digital education

DHOLPUR: Twenty-5-12 months-old Kamlesh Kumari, a resident of Sirmathura village in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, is deeply engrossed with a tab, trying to find baby healthcare pointers even as her 4-month-antique daughter sleeps on her lap. educated until magnificence eight, Kamlesh craves for know-how. With mobile cellphone internet within the village, she has now discovered a new ray of hope for gaining that know-how. A confident Kamlesh now not just surfs the net but additionally teaches different ladies inside the village.

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