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Global Women Leaders

Breaking Boundaries

Regina Wentzel Wolfe and Patricia H. Werhane

Global Women Leaders showcases narratives of women in business, nonprofit organizations and the public sector who have achieved leadership positions despite cultural obstacles and gender bias. Featuring leaders from India, Japan, Jordan and the United Kingdom, the book examines how these women have overcome challenges and served as role models in their professions.
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Contents

Breaking Boundaries

Regina Wentzel Wolfe and Patricia H. Werhane

Preface

Introduction

PART I   INDIAN WOMEN LEADERS

Introduction: The Indian context

1    Jeroo Billimoria: Social entrepreneur

2    Astrid Lobo Gajiwala, Ph.D.: Head, Tata Memorial Hospital Tissue Bank

3    Corinne Kumar: International Coordinator and Founder, World Courts of Women

4    Sharma Sujata, Ph.D.: Director, Tapan Rehabilitation Society

PART II   JAPANESE WOMEN LEADERS

Introduction: The Japanese context

5    Hisa Anan: Independent Director, Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd.

6    Nobuko Hiwasa: Retired Independent Director, Megmilk Snow Brand Co., Ltd.

7    Yukako Kurose: General Manager, CSR Planning Office, Teijin Ltd.

8    Ryoko Nagata: Senior Vice President, Japan Tobacco Inc.

9    Mieko Yoshida: Retired Executive Officer and General Manager of Quality Assurance Department, R&D and Quality Assurance Division, Nisshin Seifun Group Inc.

PART III   JORDANIAN WOMEN LEADERS

Introduction: The Jordanian context

10   Jumana Ghunaimat: Editor-in-Chief, Al Ghad Newspaper

11   Reem Abu Hassan, JD: Attorney at Law

12   Nadia Shamroukh: Chairwoman, Jordanian Women’s Union

PART IV   UNITED KINGDOM WOMEN LEADERS

Introduction: The United Kingdom context

13   Terrie Alafat, CBE: Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Housing

14   Claire Jenkins: Non-Executive Director, Sports Direct International plc

15   Francesca Raleigh O’Connell: Founder, SculptureLondon

16   Professor Catherine Peckham, CBE, MD, FMedSci: Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology, University College London

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index