Anne Houston

Anne Houston is Chief Executive at Children 1st,  an organisation which, for over 125 years,  has been working to build a brighter future for Scotland’s vulnerable children and families. After qualifying in social work in 1980 Anne’s early career was spent working generically in an area team [...]

Bonnie Clarke

Bonnie Clarke is Director for Scotland for Badenoch & Clark, an internationally recognised; award winning leader in professional services recruitment. In Scotland Badenoch and Clarke  support clients in the recruitment of experts from a wide range of professions from Human Resources to Banking [...]

Inspired regularly but not specifically?

I spent weeks trying to think of who to write about as an inspirational female figure and I was struggling. I could think of lots of women who I think are amazing, brilliant, brave, lovely etc etc and started scribing – but I couldn’t think of what to write past the first paragraph and I [...]

Fiona Ballantyne

Fiona is an experienced Executive Director with particular expertise in marketing and business development who has worked extensively in the not-for-profit and charity sectors. As MD of Ballantyne Mackay Consultants she provides business development, strategic marketing and market research [...]

Influential Women in Social Media

This month’s theme is inspirational women.  It got me thinking about inspirational women in social media.  I say it got me thinking because right off the top of my head I was struggling with names.  Do you follow any inspirational women in social media? Personally I’ve always found that [...]

Feminist icon or inspirational woman?

Much has been made in the press, in recent days, of the new film about Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady. Boasting an apparently stupendous performance by Meryl Streep (always a winner from my point of view) it has provoked huge debate on Thatcher’s contribution to the lives and continuing welfare [...]
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