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IE Women Initiative

“For more than four decades now, IE has been committed to promoting diversity as one of its core values. Hence it is a pleasure to present #IEWomen, a strategic and multidisciplinary initiative that further strengthens IE’s commitment to women.

The overriding objective of #IEWomen is to give visibility to initiatives we are already running on an internal basis in different areas of IE, and to future projects set to take place over the next six months. In order to achieve this we have worked jointly with IE’s faculty, researchers, students, graduates, IE Women in Business Club, and members of staff. The aim is to draw up a strategy and design optimum tools to drive management skills and an entrepreneurial mindset among women, and to grow the number of women working and studying here at IE.”

To get to know more about the initiative, go visit their website and their blog!

Manuel Muñiz, new Dean of IE School of International Relations

Manuel Muniz

Manuel Muñiz, a renowned expert in innovation, geopolitics and regional and global governance, has been appointed Dean of IE School of International Relations. In this new phase, Muñiz will focus on developing initiatives aimed at consolidating IE School of International Relations as a benchmark in the field of education programs for global leadership. Muñiz will also create the IE Center for Change Governance, dedicated to the study of challenges resulting from the acceleration of technological and social change in public and private sectors, and to the development of solutions and tools required to provide optimum governance.

“Manuel Muñiz is a model academic entrepreneur with a brilliant international trajectory,” says Santiago Íñiguez de Onzoño, President of IE University. “His strategic plan will transform IE School of International Relations into a source of future architects of the global society.”

Welcome to the family Manuel! To read the full press release, click here

Carlos Mas, new Executive Vice President of the IE Foundation


Carlos Mas has been appointed executive Vice President of the IE Foundation, whose mission is to help global society and support IE employing its own resources and through collaboration agreements with strategic partners. The IE Foundation centers its activities on improving education standards, creating and managing research centers and projects, funding scholarship programs, promoting the culture of giving back, and fostering the strategic values of IE. Carlos Mas takes over from Rafael Puyol, currently President of IE University’s Board of Governors and Vice President for Institutional Relations at IE.

“Continuing with a brilliant trajectory, Carlos Mas is joining the IE Foundation at an exceptional time with the aim of following the pace of change of both our institution and society,” says Diego del Alcázar, President of IE Foundation.

Welcome to the family Carlos! To read the full press release, click here

Ivon Rodríguez, new IE Director for the Southern US and the Caribbean

Ivon Rodriguez

We are happy to inform you that, beginning January 1, 2017, Ivon Rodríguez joined the IE family as the representation of the IE Center Miami. Ivon, who was no stranger to IE –being an IE Brown Executive MBA alumni–, is a successful entrepreneur with extensive experience in marketing and public relations, embodying what it takes to be the IE Director for the Southern US and the Caribbean.

Welcome Ivon!

Financial Times Online MBA Ranking 2017

IE Business School has kept the No. 1 position worldwide with its Global MBA and consolidated its position as the best business school for a blended MBA program. The Financial Times ranking examines aspects that include student profiles, career progression, academic experience, levels of diversity, and the quality of faculty.

“The results of this ranking reflect the level of excellence of IE Business School’s blended methodology, which combines the very best aspects of onsite and online formats,” says Ignacio Gafo, Vice Dean of Part-Time, Blended and Executive MBA programs at IE Business School. “The Global MBA is an innovative program that integrates technology into the academic experience, with participants from around the world. Global MBA graduates have an international profile, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a capacity for solid critical thought. They are innovators and able to manage in changing environments”.

To read the full press release, click here

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