Author: WIFB Team

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The Ever-Changing Definition of Success

In the third episode of our WIFB Conversations, Amy Katz and Ramia Marielle El Agamy discuss the many different definitions of success and how they are shaped throughout our lives and careers. This episode of Conversations with Women in Family Business is co-produced with Amy Katz, founder of coaching-business Daughters […]

Why We Have To Talk About Women In Family Business

Why We Have To Talk About Women In Family Business

In the first episode of our WIFB Conversations, Amy Katz and Ramia Marielle El Agamy explore why it is important to speak about the various visible and invisible roles of women in and around the family enterprise. This episode of Conversations with Women in Family Business is co-produced with Amy […]

Women in Family Business is back and it is so exciting!

Women in Family Business is back and it is so exciting!

We are back! After a few months of reflection, redesign and repurposing, WIFB is finally back with a brand new website and fresh content. Let’s take a step back for a minute though and just quickly reiterate what the original intent of our initiative was/is: Women in Family Business was […]

Bending Steel – MPIL

Bending Steel – MPIL

 Interview with Priyanka Gupta, Executive Director, MPIL, India Indian steel contractor Ashwani Gupta founder always wanted his children to join him in his business. But whether he knew what exponential growth the business would know once his daughter came on board in 2008 is unknown: Priyanka Gupta joined her father’s […]

Utopia. The Timeless Legacy of Pearls

Utopia. The Timeless Legacy of Pearls

Interview with Anna Gaia, CEO of Utopia, Italy Founded less than 15 years ago, high-end Italian jewellery brand Utopia is already known internationally for its beautiful pearl-based pieces. A third-generation family business, Utopia was born out of its 70-year old mother company, Gaia Spa – one of Italy’s leading pearl […]

SOLARIS – Courage and Agility

SOLARIS – Courage and Agility

Interview with Solange Olszewska, Owner and Co-Founder, Solaris, Poland Solaris is amongst the leading manufacturers of innovative buses, trolleybuses and urban rail vehicles in Europe. The Polish brand has experienced stellar growth since its foundation in 1996. Solaris went from being a single factory with 36 employees to a four-facility […]

Energy Source: Family Business

Energy Source: Family Business

Conversation with Patricia Ghany, CFO of Esau Oilfield Supplies Company Limited, Trinidad The coastal expanse of Trinidad and Tobago brings to mind palm trees, idyllic waterfronts; paradise. Just 11 kilometres north of South America, the islands are rumoured to be an inspiration for the legendary adventures of Robinson Crusoe and […]

The Leading Ladies of Pisa Orologeria

The Leading Ladies of Pisa Orologeria

 Interview with Maristella and Chiara Pisa Located in the heart of Milan, the Via Pietro Verri and the Via Montenapoleone are reminiscent of an elegant past. The neighbourhood once hosted the great families of Italian high society and today presents the shop windows of nearly every important high-end fashion brand […]