8 February 2016: Hear Marne on the Radio 

Marne was recently interviewed on Basel Radio X's English Show about Equal Pay Day Switzerland, and a related event sponsored by the Women's Leadership Project of Basel. Listen now! .

Building a Strong Professional Image: Subtle Rules for Making Your Best Impression at Work 30 November 2016

A special one-hour program specifically for PhDs and Post-Docs at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Basel Switzerland. An intense, fun and practical program on making the transition from academia to corporate life. 

Attendees appreciated the tips 'that make a huge difference right at the beginning and during the interview'


Interested in bringing this to your university or institute? Email us for more information. 

Executive Leadership Skills for Women 

Basel, Switzerland 9-10 May 2017

Fundamental Capabilities and Steiner International Communications bring their joint program, Executive Skills For Women, to Basel, Switzerland on 9 and 10 May. 

Learn more here,

New to leadership? You'll want to join New Leader Essentials on 10 May

Joining the very top tiers? You'll benefit from Standing at the Front of the Room on 9 May

Basel School of Business 17 June 2016


Marne held a dialogue session with students at the Basel School of Business about the realities of being a woman in the business world. Learn more here.

We offer a range of topics to meet your needs. To host one at your organization, contact us now. 

Marne on Group Politics at the Women's Leadership Project, Basel 

On 11 April 2016 Marne gave a special version of Group Politics: People, Power, and Perception at the Women's Leadership Project, a business and professional women's network in Basel. Attendees learned to spot the different types of political animals in the zoo, explored a 2-dimensional model of their motivations, and saw a simple framework for handling them.  See a brief clip of the talk here, or here, or learn more about the topic on the Group Politics page

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Executive Leadership Workshops for Women

Boston, 18-20 October 


We presented two of our flagship series of round-table workshops in Boston, Massachusetts, in October. Our attendees said:

...Interaction and feedback were the best parts...I get very little in my positions...

...PREP model was a quick and easy way to organize thoughts, present an argument...


If you want focused attention in an intimate workshop setting, with women just like you, email us for the dates of upcoming sessions .

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