Topic: Angela Merkel

Where Are The Business Women On The Forbes Power List?

Where Are The Business Women On The Forbes Power List?

Well, it’s that time again. The time when Forbes does what Forbes does best. They put out another list ranking famous names according to their famousness or income or influence. Today’s edition was a big one. The Top 100 Power Women as chosen by the wonderful people of Forbes. The list combines politicians, entertainers and of course, business women. So how did the major influencers fair? Well maybe it’s just from the excitement of a Presidential election, but politicians definitely came out on top. More »

German Companies Are Fighting Hard Against Quotas

German Companies Are Fighting Hard Against Quotas

Germany’s 30 top public companies have made a formal vow to hire more women in senior management positions in an effort to fend off politician consideration of gender equality legislation. Though Germany has a female chancellor, Angela Merkel, it ranks alongside India in the number of women in boardrooms, with only 2.2%. However quotas completely undermine women with the sense that merit doesn’t count for anything. More »