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Sowon Kim

Associate Professor at EHL

Sowon KimDr. Sowon Kim is an Associate Professor at EHL at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. Dr. Kim’s research interests include personality traits, career strategies, managing work-family life, women in leadership, and the internationalization process of Swiss SMEs in emerging markets.

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Women in Leadership: Building Self-Confidence

Although more than 60 percent of EHL's current students are female, reaching the C-suite is still a problem, as only 17 percent of the school's alumni occupying senior executive roles are women. Earlier this year EHL launched its Women in Leadership (WIL) initiative, with the aim of promoting leadership policies to foster diverse and balanced work environments in the hospitality industry.

Women in Hospitality: Managing Work and Family

An increasing number of women in hospitality join leadership positions without an intention to leave their family ambitions behind. What enables them to achieve their life goals? A study by Dr. Sowon Kim looks into key factors that help women manage this balancing act.

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