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Fancy a Cuppa? It Could Be Bad For Your Career…

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 by

There was an interesting item on BBC radio recently about whether senior women should make the tea in meetings. I am of an age where it was tacitly assumed that women would make the teas or coffees, and see to everyone’s comfort. I didn’t particularly mind that much because by nature I am sociable and love to look after folk.
However, I was brought up short one day when…

Women, Don’t Fall for This One!

Posted on April 11th, 2017 by

There’s a myth circulating lately with potentially devastating consequences for women. It’s creeping us on us everywhere and now, it seems, young American women are falling for it hook, line and sinker. Don’t be fooled.

How to Belittle Powerful Women

Posted on March 28th, 2017 by

How women are viewed in the media. Beautiful legs or too intelligent with friends so husband can beat you? It’s a plethora of mixed messages but the outcome is always the same, women are discriminated against.

Female Power, the stories, by the excellent Mary Beard

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by

We love Mary Beard at Changing People and here she is in full flow at London Review of Books, on the language and metaphors used to describe women in power. Very entertaining, and still shocking. Grab a cuppa and settle down to listen.

Are You an ‘Uppity’ Woman?

Posted on March 14th, 2017 by

Uppity woman are everywhere. You may be an uppity woman yourself. I certainly hope so. The world needs many more uppity woman. Shout out loud and strong about the achievements of women. #LoveUppityWoman Uppity women your country needs YOU!

International Women’s Day – Meet some amazing women

Posted on March 8th, 2017 by

On International Women’s Day 2017 we’re stopping by to meet three very inspirational women: Bella Vuillermoz of Sky UK, Anita Anand, BBC journalist and author, and Kat Heathcote, successful business woman. You cannot help but be inspired!

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