Welcome to the relaunch of updates from the International Centre for Women Leaders at Cranfield School of Management. The Centre is widely recognised for its annual Female FTSE benchmarking report which for over a decade has provided a regular measure of the number of women executive directors on the corporate boards of the UK's top 100 companies. We are delighted to keep you up-to-date with our latest research and activities, focused on gender diversity at leadership level.
Female FTSE Report 2009
Amid significant media coverage, the 2009 Female FTSE Report was launched last November at a business breakfast meeting, hosted by Pearson.
Watch a video interview with Professor Susan Vinnicombe and Dr Ruth Sealy discussing some of the report’s findings. More....
Boardroom gender imbalance is a global issue
As well as reporting on the UK FTSE companies, we have been involved with research and advising governments on boardroom balance in Spain, Norway, Hong Kong, India, New Zealand and Australia… More....
Influencing Policy – Breakfast with the Prime Minister and the Treasury Select Committee Evidence
Professor Susan Vinnicombe was invited to a private breakfast at No.10 Downing Street and Harriet Harman commissioned the centre to write two reports as evidence for the Treasury Select Committee hearings. More....
Seminar on Women in Leadership: Between corporate reality and research agendas.
Strategies for career success - Women as Leaders programmes at Cranfield and in Perth.