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An Inspirational Woman, and she’s only 10 years old!

Posted on February 28th, 2019 by

Read why a 10 year old girl almost made me cry. Also, an update on the women writer’s book club with our next book, details of my brand new course for women at an amazing introductory price, plus a new book out on why design is failing women, in fact, is actually making our lives dangerous. You will recognise so much of this.

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Gender Equal Pay? Eventually

Posted on February 21st, 2019 by

Gender pay gap reporting is still a new idea in UK and not everyone is complying. But the information we have is pretty interesting as you can see here. Plus, the sports pay gap, and how employers advertise their jobs. This post also includes an update on my personal development courses for women and, weirdly maybe, a picture of my kitchen… Kitchen table talk

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2019 – Women in Film, Women Writers, and ..er…Nepotism

Posted on January 7th, 2019 by

2019 is with us. Have you made plans? I tend to resolve the same thing every year- do more for gender equality, support more women, and get healthy. I’m also hoping to bring you some more inspiring interviews this year with some great women. So check out this post when we cover film, female writers and a I do a bit of blatant family promotion

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Women in the Armed Forces (?) and Why Men Need Tampons

Posted on December 13th, 2018 by

Check out this gloriously ironic picture tweeted by Stella Creasy. And find out what are next book club choice is and share your thoughts. Plus, an early bird booking offer for Speak Up next year! Come and join us in Bristol.

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Shocking News! Men Far Too Emotional When it Comes to ….

Posted on November 27th, 2018 by

Women are frequently described as risk averse when it comes to money. It’s not usually intended as a compliment. Women are not deemed as good as men when it comes to finance, which must be true, mustn’t it, as most senior figures in finance are men. Well, like so many things when it comes to debunking old sexist tropes, the evidence does not support this claim. One gender makes much more money, guess which one…?

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Do You Care Who is on Your Banknotes? Plus, WWBC!

Posted on November 12th, 2018 by

Have you heard of Ada Lovelace? Most people when they think of scientists fall back on images of men. The Bank of England is looking for suggestions for its new £50 note. Its website features an illustration of a man but wouldn’t it to be good to have a female? You can participate by a quick visit to their website and add your suggestions. Up the Women! Th link to the bank is in the post. Hurry! We don’t have long.

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