gender

Challenging Perceptions

Who says women aren’t funny?  Funny Women, the leading female comedy brand in the UK, celebrates its 10th Anniversary on International Women’s Day this year by challenging 10 high profile women from the worlds of business, media, politics, international development and academia to perform [...]

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 [...]

We need to change the rules not just create more exceptions

I recently appeared as one of the expert panel at an event where Suzanne Doyle-Morris spoke from her book “Beyond the Boys Club. We discussed the glass ceiling, the glass cliff, the blockages in the pipeline of promotion and the leakage from that pipeline that means fewer and fewer women [...]
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