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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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Women’s Voices – We’re Mad But Not Insane!

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by

Women’s voices are not heard. And if we speak up so much that we cannot be ignored we are often subject to abuse, often by doubting our sanity. Because women that question the patriarchy, the established order, must be mad, mustn’t they? Just ask Carole Cadwalladr.

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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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A *Paean of Praise to Caitlin Moran – How to Be Famous

Posted on October 22nd, 2018 by

Has Caitlin Moran written a book that will go down as a great piece of feminist literature? Who knows? I think so. I think it’s a witty, laugh out loud, tear inducing novel of our time and that it should be compulsory reading in all schools. It is an explanation and a rebuttal for #MeToo. It is simply glorious. How to Be Famous, read it.

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Is This The Best Job Description Ever?

Posted on August 14th, 2018 by

Avivah Wittenberg-Cox and I follow each other on Twitter. I am a long time fan of this woman who champions gender equality across the globe and heads up a very successful business helping other companies benefit from being gender balanced. So when she was advertising for new jobs I couldn’t resist looking and what I read amazed me. Best Job Description ever? What do you think?

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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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