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In 2018, Sciences Po launched the Women in Business Chair. Its goal is to develop and scientifically evaluate measures designed to reduce the barriers that women face in their professional careers, whether in terms of access to leadership positions or of starting new business ventures. The chair’s activities are aimed at female students who may be discouraged from becoming entrepreneurs or reaching leadership positions, business leaders seeking guidance on effective measures to implement, and public authorities wanting to raise awareness of best practices.

The chair’s activities aim to develop the skills that are increasingly necessary for careers in a rapidly changing labour market, so that more women can gain access to leadership positions.

The chair will develop activities in three areas, in collaboration with Sciences Po’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (FR), the LIEPP, and PRESAGE:


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