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Iceland’s leaders have used the economic crisis as an opportunity to make their business culture more women-friendly. It’s time for us to consider doing the same.

28th February, 2009

There are several lessons we could learn from Iceland. How to salt a cod. How to dress so that your nose doesn’t fall off in temperatures of minus 38 degrees. Which combination of cold, expensive, vodka-based cocktails could persuade you to eat rotten shark. But, perhaps more pertinently, we could learn from the way Icelandic women are taking part in the reconstruction of their country’s shattered financial system.

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