The COVID-19 pandemic has given a new meaning to the need of businesses, institutions and individuals to adapt to unexpected challenges. The pace of transformation brought by the digital revolution and globalization has suddenly gained an unprecedented speed. From business to technology, architecture to geopolitics and law, health and wellbeing to two decades of online teaching, IE University and its community of faculty and experts want to share with the rest of the society their knowledge, tools, and experience to make sense of these complex challenges and to build resilience in these ever-changing times.


A selection of pieces about trends and solutions to today’s challenges from IE’s faculty and experts.

The Champion Brands of Diversity & Inclusion

Professor Gabriela Salinas explains that the way a company takes a stand is as important as taking a stand.


The Soft Power of Compassionate Management

Times of pressure make clear the importance of practicing compassionate management, writes Professor Kriti Jain. She offers three lessons based on pandemic related experiences for how leaders can thrive by combing purpose with empathy.


Driving resilience and renewal through mobility in higher education

The benefits of internationalization in higher education are undeniable. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted this. This article focuses on how the pandemic has given universities the opportunity to redefine themselves in order to be more aligned with our new reality.


Next Generation EU': A Recovery Plan for Europe

Professor Gayle Allard talks about the EU´s respond to temporary but extreme circumstances by creating a fund that will create a precedent for future crises.

"For the time being, all these measures are necessary if we want to later return to our normal lives. Brace and show resilience—the sun will set on such emergency measures sooner or later."
"Innovation and entrepreneurship often originate from the need to find opportunities in the face of problems."
"Never say that things were always better in the past. The future will be better."