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Dame Mary Beard – Always Inspirational

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by

Meet Dame Mary Beard, classic professor, writer, TV presenter and general all round good egg. Here she is in an updated interview with Changing People following her last one back in 2013. Quite a lot has happened since then.

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No More Boys and Girls – video link to first episode

Posted on August 22nd, 2018 by

Last year the BBC aired a fascinating documentary looking at the impact of treating boys and girls differently in school. The gender gap is very evident at just age 7. At 7 girls think boys are better, and boys think boys are better. But a few relatively simple changes can change this. Plus, how to add a new string to your training bow with RenewYou, personal development for women.

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Are You Gender Bi Lingual Leader? – Aviva Wittenberg-Cox

Posted on July 31st, 2018 by

It’s not easy being a leader in today’s world but one thing you can be sure of, being gender blind is not helping you. Being gender blind means businesses will not be spotting their unconscious bias when recruiting, making ads, populating their website. We all have to think in terms of being bi lingual. Understanding the language of gender, and being gender bi lingual is a massive business tool in the 21st Century if we want to engage all the talents available. Check out this short and pithy video from CEO of 20first Aviva Wittenberg-Cox.

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No More Boys and Girls – Reprised

Posted on July 27th, 2018 by

No More Boys and Girls was an eye opener of a programme on the BBC and a perfect illustration of unconscious bias. And gender stereotyping. And of a person committed to change, Graham Andre. Read this interview with him and a follow up 12 months on to see the lasting impact it made. If all schools focused on gender neutrality the world would change very quickly.

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Are You an Underground Woman?

Posted on July 11th, 2018 by

Do you hate your job? Are you beavering away in the dark and allowing your light to be hidden? Maybe it’s time to come out into the sunshine and take a risk or two? Time to ask for a few pertinent questions, like what do I really want to do with my life? Then doing it! (OK that last part is a tad more difficult, but you CAN do it!)

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Inspirational Woman – Michelle Thomson

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by

Meet Michelle Thomson who has a fascinating and inspiring story to share. Q:What advice would you give to any women thinking of entering politics? (And heaven knows we need more women in politics.)
Answer: It is a very difficult game; in fact I would describe it as brutal. There are few people you can trust and the environment is filled with many ego-centric people playing power games.

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