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Christine Lagarde becomes head of the IMF: Will this inspire future female business leaders?

Christine Lagarde: Image used under licence of MEDEF.

Christine Lagarde has landed the job she so much wanted (and the Europeans wanted her to have) as head of the IMF. If she were a man, then everyone would be discussing whether her professional background will have adequately prepared her for the world’s second most important position.  But she isn’t. So, gender has become an issue.  Continue reading

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