The Boss’s Chair: Leading the Family Business With Confidence

The Boss’s Chair: Leading the Family Business With Confidence

Ideally, choosing a leader for a family business should be a gender-neutral decision, but that is often not the case. However, changing demographics and an increased willingness to break the traditional male-dominated mould are providing increased leadership opportunities for women in family businesses. Currently, 18 percent of family business leaders globally are female, with the highest percentage belonging […]

Building Art Collections as a Family Legacy

Building Art Collections as a Family Legacy

Building an art collection serves not only as an investment and overall asset diversification, but also as a way of creating and preserving a legacy.  Although traditionally dominated by high-net-worth males, the art industry is now seeing an increasing number of female collectors who are responsible for a significant share of […]

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Breaking Past Stereotypes: The Role of Women in Latin American Family Businesses

In Latin America, family businesses are the predominant economic players. Their sustainability is crucial to national ecosystems, as each family brings unique cultural and economic contributions. However, like any regional cluster, these Latin American business families are subject to prejudice, myths and stereotypes that can limit their potential for growth. […]

Opening the Conversation: Understanding Perspectives and Redefining Gender Roles in the Family Business

Opening the Conversation: Understanding Perspectives and Redefining Gender Roles in the Family Business

When discussing women’s roles in the family business, we often fail to recognise how different perspectives can change the conversation. A shift towards this recognition is critical for empowering the next generation and promoting a more inclusive environment. Daniel Trimarchi, Director of Family Business Advisory at KPMG Private Enterprise in […]

The Importance of Establishing a Personal Support System

The Importance of Establishing a Personal Support System

While working in a family business brings its own difficulties, the women who make up the various roles within each enterprise face unique daily challenges that require practical championing. There are many aspects within the workplace that women cannot control. However, they can proactively create an inclusive community to combat […]