gender equality

Courageous Women and Enlightened Men

I think for many of us who have worked in corporate and large businesses the question of women’s absence in the boardroom seems like an age-old chestnut. In my experience there has not been a lack of good women on the ladder to the top but men always seem to beat them to the final rung. The fact [...]

Women on the Shelf – Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Woman’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters Despite Jessica Valenti’s book “Full Frontal Feminism: A Young Women’s Guide to Why Feminism Matters” being aimed at young American women, I – a fourteen year old Brit at the time- was inspired by it and, as corny [...]

Independent Women’s Ambition Debate

Independent Women hosted an inspiring and stimulating debate at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane at the start of November. “With all the great work being done to get more women onto UK Boards, we started to think about AMBITION in its broadest sense – what does it mean [...]

Strengthening Women’s Voices in Government

The Government Equalities Office recently published the findings from the ‘Strengthening Women’s Voices in Government’ public consultation. The Government consulted on a new model of engagement to bring women’s voices into Government. The consultation ran from 7 March until 15 [...]

The time for campaigning is upon us …

…our teenagers are crying out for it Equality matters – what can I say that has not already been beautifully articulated by so many amazing 3rdi women? But then I reflect and know for sure that we are all educated, informed and active women in this arena so I would expect nothing less, so I [...]
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