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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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The End of the Affair… ?

Posted on March 27th, 2018 by

While it’s comforting and reassuring to have your view and lifestyle choices approved by others is it actually good for us? How often do you listen to people who challenge you, who question your cherished views? And has Facebook passed its sell by date? Oh, and my views on Germaine Greer. Plus, check out the early booking of RenewYou offer!

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What Were You Wearing? Check Out Tracey Ullman

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by

Tracey Ullman can always be relied upon for a bit of a laugh but in this video she’ll make you both laugh and think. And maybe get a bit shouty…? It’s a telling take on how women who report sexual harassment and worse have been treated. Check it out.

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Did You Know a Nod Can Be Gender Biased?

Posted on February 8th, 2018 by

Professor Mary Beard once said “We have not yet learned to hear authority in women’s voices’ and how right she is. In fact, even women often do not hear authority in women’s voices, such is the extent of our socialisation. Come and join me in two seminars to discuss the research on this topic and to ponder if it actually matters to you and your career.

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February 6th 2018 – Full Gender Equality Next?

Posted on February 6th, 2018 by

It’s 100 years since some women got the right to vote. Well, 8.5 million actually. It’s been something of a slow burn but we’re getting there…albeit slowly. Still, 8.5 million women, that’s a cause for celebration! Full gender equality, how long?

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When Women Thrive… and when they don’t.

Posted on January 24th, 2018 by

Two events happened this week, one very encouraging, one very discouraging. I heard about a company which is committed to gender equality, hosting a breakfast meeting at Davos. It was so encouraging. The second was a Financial Times expose of a ball for misoygnists. Which made me weep.

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