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Freddie Oversteegen – Inspirational WW2 Fighter

Posted on September 25th, 2018 by

How encouraging is it to see so many women being represented in the media lately? (The answer is VERY). There have been some really strong dramas written and produced by women which are eschewing the old tropes of women as victims (usually naked) or in stereotypical roles. In this vein it’s great to hear about some of the unsung women from the past. Meet Freddie Oversteegen, a woman worthy of much respect.

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Dame Mary Beard – Always Inspirational

Posted on September 12th, 2018 by

Meet Dame Mary Beard, classic professor, writer, TV presenter and general all round good egg. Here she is in an updated interview with Changing People following her last one back in 2013. Quite a lot has happened since then.

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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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Inspirational Woman – Michelle Thomson

Posted on July 3rd, 2018 by

Meet Michelle Thomson who has a fascinating and inspiring story to share. Q:What advice would you give to any women thinking of entering politics? (And heaven knows we need more women in politics.)
Answer: It is a very difficult game; in fact I would describe it as brutal. There are few people you can trust and the environment is filled with many ego-centric people playing power games.

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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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