OxWIB welcomed Margaret Young on the 19th of February. Margaret is a qualified Chartered Accountant who spent most of her executive career in Investment Banking, focussing on mergers and acquisitions. She currently sits on several non-executive boards and has had an illustrious career spanning several sectors of business.
Margaret left us with five tips for a career in business (or any other field for that matter, she adds). First, make sure you get the right qualifications
On 8 February, OxWIB welcomed Linda Yueh, BBC's Chief Business Correspondent, who was fresh off the heels of the World Economics Forum in Davos, Switzerland. There, Dr. Yueh hosted a special edition of her show Talking Business with Linda Yueh, discussing 'gender-driven growth' with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, and Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn. Dr. Yueh shared some tidbits from th
As Oxford women prepare to leave the university, we are faced with quite a daunting challenge -- choosing a fulfilling and rewarding (and hopefully well paid) career. But as our guest Isobel Carter told us on 4 February 2014, taking the opportunity to explore a variety of career paths can help us find the perfect fit. In her words, "Have a try, and if you don't like it, on you go!"
Ms. Carter, a veritable Jill-of-all-trades, offered OxWIB members an insider's perspective on