Woman of the Week

Woman of the Week


Krawcheck once reported to seven financial-services CEOs – more than anyone else on the planet – but surprisingly, she doesn’t believe that leadership is innate.

What makes Ruth Porat Wall Street's Wonder Woman?

Not many women are on the phone to their clients from their hospital room during the birth of their first child, but Porat has the world’s best work ethic for a reason.

The Return of Robin Wright

It’s not Wright’s ability to be still and silent that has earned her Emmy nominations and won a Golden Globe but her degree of concentration to each role, something that Tom Hanks declared “almost intimidating”. 

How to be 'Phenomenally Woman' according to Maya Angelou

A woman who contributes to American history and its cultural landscape on such a grand scale as Angelou's does not do so by following the rules or keeping her mouth shut. 

How Karlie Kloss went from a runway model to 'Inspiring Woman of the Year

Known originally for her ‘ridiculous’ ballet-trained turned-out-feet, Kloss pursued a career she “never thought existed” in 2007 after she was signed as an exclusive model for Calvin Klien....

Why we want 5 more years of Christine Lagarde at the IMF

Long before The Guardian declared her the world’s sexiest and most powerful, Lagarde’s career started in law in 1981 when she joined Baker & McKenzie

The 5 career lessons every woman can learn from Sheryl Sandberg

Having graduated from Harvard in 1991 with a BA in economics (with suma cum laude and the John H. Williams Prize for prestige, no less), Sandberg’s career ...

How Jessica Alba became a self-made billionair

This week’s Silkarmour woman is Jessica Alba, actress and more recently businesswoman to her globally recognised brand, The Honest Company...

The Megyn Kelly files

In the custom of avoiding Fox News like the Daily Mail on this side of the pond, Megyn Kelly, a Fox News presenter, had largely gone...

Baroness Karren Brady CBE

This week’s Silkarmour woman is Baroness Karren Brady CBE – one of the UK’s most respected and inspirational business women who finds time between...

First female CEO of Lloyd's of London

Inga Beale is the first female CEO of Lloyd's of London in its 327-year history; even more impressive considering that the first woman was allowed to enter the dealing floor 40 years ago...

Michelle Obama- Silkarmour Woman of the Week

A Harvard graduate who balances her commitments as the First Lady of the United States being a wife and mother of two teenagers whilst  promoting education for girls.

Amal Clooney: Style & substance all whilst saving the world

The Oxford university-educated lawyer who balances her work in human rights and international law with a trophy husband and impeccable daily style.