The World’s Most Powerful Languages

May 22, 2017

Kai L. Chan, Distinguished Fellow, INSEAD Innovation & Policy Initiative | May 22, 2017 What leaders should know about English and other languages competing for global influence. Should we all emulate Mark Zuckerberg and embrace speaking Mandarin? In April this year, U.S. President Donald Trump’s grandchildren (aged 5 and 2) engaged in soft diplomacy at the […]

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Ongoing quest to bridge the gender divide

March 14, 2017

Ongoing quest to bridge the gender divide Suzanne Locke March 13, 2017 Updated: March 13, 2017 06:18 PM When we try to close the gender gap for women, we should remember that there are two genders and that both have gaps, says economist Kai Chan. “Society progresses when both genders are able to maximise their […]

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UAE tops Gender Progress Index in GCC (Gulf News)

March 8, 2017

The index reveals gender ratios on multiple dimensions and was revealed in Abu Dhabi on International Women’s Day Abu Dhabi: The UAE tops the GCC in a Gender Progress Index developed by one of the world’s leading business schools that takes a holistic view of gender issues. At a seminar held to mark International Women’s […]

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L’espagnol, de plus en plus influent, menace le français

December 27, 2016

La langue de Molière bientôt détrônée par la langue de Cervantès. L’espagnol sera bientôt plus influent que le français. L’échéance serait pour 2050. Sur le podium des langues les plus puissantes au monde, l’anglais, le mandarin et le français. Mais l’espagnol menace d’éjecter du podium le français d’ici à 2050. C’est le constat de l’étude menée […]

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