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Celebrating Suffragettes and Women in the Media

Posted on June 8th, 2018 by

Have you seen some of the excellent programmes this week on the history of women’s suffrage? Are you taking part in any of the four women’s processions across the UK this Sunday? Do you have no idea of what I’m talking about? Check out the post and do share if you’re off to a woman’s procession, I’d love to hear from you.

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“At 14 I was raped” – Meet Michelle Thomson, Winner

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 by

It’s not often you go to a conference, albeit one called Inspiring Women in Business and find your self like an emotional wrung out dish rag afterwards. But this is what happened recently. Such inspiring women speakers, such amazing stories. If you only read one thing on this blog, read this.

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Inspirational Woman – Tamsin Parker

Posted on May 16th, 2018 by

Did you hear the story of the woman who was thrown out of a British Film Institute showing for laughing too much? Tamsin Parker was her name and she has made a few ripples, and a video! Plus, how women are fighting back against the macho work culture at Nike. No tick for them.

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Does a B+ Make You Drop Out? Plus, Films for women (or not)

Posted on May 9th, 2018 by

How confidant are you feeling today? I use ‘today’ advisedly because confidence is not something static; it’s mercurial. Some days we are fully of it, others, not so much… Lack of confidence is frequently offered as a reason why women don’t progress into senior management. Hmm, Quite possibly along with unconscious bias, and very conscious bias!

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Save Our Trolls (and not the hairy kind)

Posted on May 1st, 2018 by

On line trolling is a huge problem. The trolling of women in particular is often vicious and sexual. And it sticks – Google never forgets. What can we do to change this? BBC Woman’s Hour had an idea and it was a good one! You’ll enjoy this.

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Women Scientists’ Voices are Being ‘Drowned Out’

Posted on April 27th, 2018 by

Yet another piece of research highlighting how the odds are stacked against women in the world of work. This time it’s female scientists who are far less likely to get a fair crack of the whip at conferences, which in turn, affects their careers. It’s time to change and to loudly challenge that unconscious bias. Channel Millicent!

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