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GEC #6 Anne Lauvergeon

Author: Angélique Fournier FM France - GEC Country Principal “I assure you, they can’t strangle me in a dark corner!” said Anne Lauvergeon, the embattled boss of one of France’s largest nuclear enterprises, when told that some would not mind strangling her out in the open, she leaned back and laughed. Known for her tenacity, she is one of the most prominent female executives in Europe, and one of the...

GEC #5 María Ángeles Cabré

Author: Jordi Soler FM Spain - GEC Country Principal Although the actual situation continues to be difficult to assess, the last two decades in Catalonia seem to have had a happy conclusion in the public sector, since the Catalonian Parliament approved the Law of Equality for Men and Women in July 2015. It was an incredible news, because it demonstrates that the feminist impulse has been kept alive in Catalonia;...

Losing talent is giving your competitor an advantage

Author: Salvatore Corradi - FM Chairman Today’s business requires both new know-how and, above all, new skills. Thanks to his/her ability and efficiency, a talented resource brings a real added value to the company. If it is true that today's business needs talent to grow, innovate and last over time, it is equally true that even talented people have needs that the company must recognize and nurture in order to...

Engineering and prosthetic devices: the brilliant study of NC State University

Author: Salvatore Corradi - FM Chairman Living in a condition of disability due to the lack or malformation of limbs certainly involves great changes for these individuals and their families. The experience of amputation in fact represents a traumatic event that has repercussions on the psychological and physical aspect. As regards the physical sphere, the studies conducted in recent years have been decidedly encouraging: fortunately there have been many advances...

GEC #4 Lilli Gruber

Authors: Salvatore Corradi - FM Chairman, Michela Tassoni - GEC Secretary General In Italy she is known for being one of the most respected and feared journalists on television, a woman of undeniable elegance, severe and balanced who is not afraid to say what she thinks. Lilli Gruber is not just a character on the small screen but she is much more: award-winning journalist, former MEP, correspondent and reporter in...

#5 Navigating the New Normal in the International Workplace

https://youtu.be/DttTzlSjOHA Here we are at the first episode of "Navigating the New Normal in the International Workplace" of 2021, as well as the fifth of the now well-known podcast series conducted by Michele and Len. They had the opportunity to interview the two partners of FMA Mexico: José Valle Manchaca (founder of Staffbridge) and Estela Michel (General Manager of Staffbridge). Given the multicultural audience of "The Global Advocate Career Podcast"...

Gender Gap in the IT Industry

Author: Salvatore Corradi - FM Chairman There is a gender imbalance in the IT industry and it is a proven fact. Calculations vary, but the latest research from the NCWIT suggests that women account for just 26% of the computing workforce, with women of colour accounting for just one-in-10 IT professionals. In cybersecurity, where 90% of the workforce are men, the situation is looking even bleaker. Yet, historically, women have been...

GEC #3 Alicia Moreau de Justo

Author: Romina Lo Schiavo FM Argentina - GEC Co-Global Principal One of Argentina’s most distinguished and long-lived feminists and socialists, Alicia Moreau de Justo was a teacher, doctor, socialist activist, and journalist and was closely involved in the foundation of several human and women’s rights organizations. She has come to be viewed not only as a seminal figure in the first wave of the Latin American women’s movement but also...