Thursday, March 30, 2017

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Women in Science

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We applaud any drives to include women in science. The Institute of Physics awarded Manchester University's Physic's Department its 'Juno Award' this week for achieving real steps towards Gender Equality in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). Project Juno seeks to 'redress a long-sustained issue of under-representation of women at the very highest level of physics...

Tech entrepreneur & venture capitalist, talks about the “Gender Tech Gap”

Today we are jetting across the Atlantic, to Toronto, Canada to discuss the status of Gender Equality in the Canadian Tech Industry. We are thrilled to have Tim Jackson, Lead Executive for Impact Investing at the MARS Tech Innovation centre, serial Tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist, talking to us about his experiences of the'Gender...

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talk equality at Davos 2016

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at their panel on Gender Equality at Davos 2016. Click on the video link to hear about why the Canadian government now has 50% women and 50% men in their cabinet and why companies who embed gender equality in their ethos will outperform.    

Alan Price, Peninsula Business Services on Gender Pay Gap reporting…

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We are excited to introduce Alan Price, Group Operations Director from employment law consultancy, Peninsula Business Services as our lead guest blogger talking about the UK Gender Pay Gap reporting requirements.  Alan is a regular commentator in the UK media and we are thrilled to have him.   Alan - what do we mean when we talk about the Gender Pay...

Gender Equality is Business-critical

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When I first started my gender equality business, I believed (maybe like many others reading this) that gender inequality in the workplace was something to be tackled and solved through empowerment and self-confidence training programmes for women. However, after a year of research, coaching sessions, face-to-face meetings and conversations with super talented women throughout...

It’s time to make our 1950’s workplaces extinct and for CEOs to lead from the front on Gender Equality

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Dear John, Andrew and Andy.... The archetypal profile of a CEO in Britain’s top 100 firms is male, white British and almost 55 years old. In addition, he is likely to be called Andrew, Andy or John. In fact there are more CEO’s called Andrew or Andy (7%) then there are female CEOs in total...

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