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Maeve Dineen: Gender equality still has a long way to go at Davos

Published 30/01/2012 | 05:00

As you will guess, it is not something I attend every weekend, but on Friday night I found myself at 'The Forbes' 100 most influential women dinners in Davos. An event not for the faint hearted.

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Women attending this annual Alpine schmoozefest of the global super-elite find themselves in a peculiar place: They are members of that elite -- but relatively recent members with a minority status.

To "enhance" the dinner conversation, each table was given a discussion topic to debate over the course of the evening. Our topic was: the role of women in leadership.

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