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About the Initiative

About Us

In most countries around the world, family businesses are essential economic drivers and sustainable job creators, and female family members have always played a crucial part in their continuity.

Our Women in Family Business Initiative aims to connect women and shed light on the various roles they play in and around their family's companies.

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Our Blog

The blog page features all the latest updates and news from the Women in Family Business initiative.

Read all about our activities and our upcoming projects.

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Browse our resources page to find links to family business organizations, universities and articles on various topics.

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Contact Us

We are looking forward to hearing from you. Please contact us if you wish to contribute articles or would just like to share your thoughts with us.

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Latest Contributions

  • Gender and the Family Business: The Age of Opportunity? +

    By Maya Prabhu, Managing Director, Coutts Institute One of the most significant trends in family businesses the world over is the Read More
  • Women in Family Business: The Special Case of Daughters-in-Law +

    Interview with Dr. Alicja Hadrys-Nowak It is well documented that women face unique challenges in the business world – in Read More
  • Women and Family Business are Good for One Another +

    Family businesses are often more socially conscious than their non-family business counterparts. They are more likely to hire people and Read More
  • Women in Leadership: Trends and challenges in family business +

      The past few decades have seen the slow deterioration of a family business tradition; in the western world, not Read More
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