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Why So Few Women on Boards? No Change in 10 Years!

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by

Another report on how little has changed with recruiting women on boards. In fact, no change to speak of in 10 years. What is happening? Businesses know that greater diversity means greater profits. The business case is well made. What can we do?

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How Weinstein is Helping Professional Women…Weirdly

Posted on October 31st, 2017 by

The recent revelations of the abuse of women by men like Weisntsein, MPs, etc, have sparked a slew of sensationalist media coverage. The backlash begins. Women are being blamed for allowing the abuse. This is a story that must not be allowed to go away. Seize the moment.

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7 Days That Rocked My World

Posted on October 13th, 2017 by

It’s been a strange week for women. The Weinstein abuse story breaks and sympathy abounds. Then the backlash. Why didn’t they tell? Let’s get to our comfortable space of blaming the women. And then, amazingly, we begin to listen to the women. Really listen.

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Women in the News – Cathy Newman

Posted on June 2nd, 2017 by

No pun intended, but Cathy Newman is really in the news, both as in journalist on Channel 4 News, and also, this week she’s making news herself, in the i newspaper. One of the most recognisable faces on Channel 4 News, Newman joined the show in 2006,

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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.

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Women in the News – Vera Lynn

Posted on March 24th, 2017 by

Dame Vera Lynn turned 100 years old this week so of course, I just had to include her in the blog. She is an icon and is about to top the UK album, charts! Sing away, darlings, to her dulcet tones.

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