On October 12, the Financial Times published the next Women at the Top page as part of its flagship project on female business leadership.
In the print edition, Jan Cienski examines how women have fared in central and eastern Europe after the fall of communism, while Andrew England looks at the situation in post-apartheid South Africa.
Andrew Hill, the FT’s management editor, looks at the latest initiatives to rate and benchmark companies on progress towards gender balance; and successful US trial attorney Lori Cohen explains why she has set Sympathy for the Devil as her ring-tone.
Online, Véronique Morali, president of Fimalac Développement, discusses her role as a non-executive director; UK entrepreneur Deborah Meaden talks about her place on the judging panel of the UK’s Dragons’ Den television show; and how to cope with a ‘Queen Bee’ in the office.
Also online, a video report from the FT’s Leyla Boulton investigating the help women receive when they join boards.