By invitation of the Dean of the Faculty of Business, Law and Politics International, Prof. Kathryn Haynes, Dr. Claudia Nagel presented at the ESRC Research Seminar. In this seminar, the Sustainable Development Goals from the United Nations Global Compact are addressed. On 21.3.2017 it’s about the goal number 5 „Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls“. Under the title „Pearls or poisonous mushrooms? The difficulties for women to get to the top in business“ Claudia Nagel will present both her consulting experiences with top managers, as well as the theoretical background and psychological factors.