For Women

“Women hold up half the sky” – Developments since the first Women’s Strike

Prof. Dr. Gudrun Sander, 30 years at the HSG, 30 years of work for equality – here in a personal interview. She has already achieved much at the University of St.Gallen and is ...
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Career and family – that’s (not) possible!

Patricia Widmer, Head of the Women Back to Business Programme, wanted to reconcile career and family. She tells us here how she did it and what challenges she met.

The promotion of women is about fairness. And about money.

While women and men in non-managerial positions are almost evenly distributed, the proportion of women in top management is just 15%. Even when employees are promoted to the first ...

Language: An important component of inclusion

What does language have to do with gender? Why is it important to pay attention to gender-neutral language, if a company or educational institution wants to be more inclusive? ...
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No name, no age, no photo – Are anonymised applications beneficial?

Job ads for sought-after positions can easily generate over 100 applications. HR departments are required to put together a pool of interesting applicants within a very short ...
Clothes

A successful fashion designer started a family and changed her life. After taking a career break, she made a new start by creating a foundation.

Anita Winter is the daughter of two Holocaust survivors and a graduate of the Women Back to Business programme. The WBB programme was pure inspiration for her and an incomparable ...