Away from the male dominated worlds of big business and banking, where women make up a mere 16% of company boards, local photographer Lauretta Suter captured 36 women carving their own paths through the city.

That’s 36 strong, smart, creative, dedicated, successful, progressive, inspiring and colourful women. Each with a deep love for their home, forthcoming with wisdom and prepared to fight against anything holding them back.

These women are bucking trends, living their lives to the fullest and building like-minded communities, determined to help each other ‘make it’.

Stop by our new hotel in heart of Zurich Old Town and help us celebrate the women of Zurich. We’re sure the other 48% will enjoy it too.

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About citizenM

citizenM is a unique breed of hotels which sets new standards in the hospitality industry. Instead of sticking to the industry’s ‘givens’, it figures out exactly what modern travellers want and need. The innovative concept aims to offer guests an affordable luxury lifestyle and provides sustained premium returns to all stakeholders. citizenM was established by Rattan Chadha, the founder and former CEO of the fashion brand Mexx. The group opened its first hotel at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in 2008, and currently has 9 hotels open in cities such as London, Paris, New York, Amsterdam, Glasgow, Rotterdam. citizenM currently has 15 additional hotels under development in Paris, Copenhagen, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Taipei, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur.

citizenM primarily acts as owner-operator, but is also open to consider joint ventures, leases, and management agreements. The group has a strategic expansion plan focusing on Europe, Asia, and North America. In Europe, the company is actively pursuing opportunities in Geneva, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Zurich, and Copenhagen and aims to create multiple hotels per destination.