Thursday, April 26, 2018

Work & Money

How I literally weathered the business storms in 2017

British Virgin Islands Holidays
Hi Genderbuzz women, my name's Joyce Kinniburgh and I own BVI Holidays Ltd - the  only specialist travel company to the glorious British Virgin Islands worldwide. For the most part, I LOVE my job, hleping people to plan and arrange their dream holiday to one of the most beautiful places on the planet, but, during 2017,...

My transformation from office wallflower to speaking up like a DIVA!

Public speaking skills
Hi Genderbuzzers! My name’s Shola Kaye and I run a public speaking company called ‘Speak Up like a Diva’.  I'm also the author of the book How to be a DIVA at public speaking.  However, my professional life was once VERY different and I want to share my story with you of how my first job...

Hattie Hasan – How I built an army of women plumbers and a successful business

Women Plumbers
Hi Genderbuzzers, my name is Hattie Hasan and I am the founder of Stopcocks a company of Women Plumbers and heating Engineers based in the foothills of the Pennines in the U.K and this is my story: Back in the day .... In 1990 I decided to reinvent myself from teacher to plumber. I was fed...

From management consultant to exercise club Powerhouse – The BusyLizzy story

BusyLizzy
My name is Julie Clabby and I'm the owner and franchise director Busylizzy Family Club. I set Busylizzy up in 2011 shortly after having my own children - Lucy and Oliver. I had moved from London to Surrey, given up a career and a great social life and found myself with two children under...

Hoydens. Tough Trousers for tough women.

Womens Workwear
Hi, my name's Annie Bowman and I am a painter and decorator and founder of workwear brand Hoydens As a woman in a physical job, I became so fed up with feeling uncomfortable and looking like a sack of potatoes at work, that I decided to try my hand at designing something comfortable, stylish AND...

9 Simple Money Habits That Can Help Women Build Wealth

Women need to take control
Welcome to the 2nd of a four part series on “Women – Money and Investing” by our guest expert and #connecttoher member Esther Mukoro, Founder of Money Nuggets. Genderbuzz is partnering with leaders in this field to bring essential knowledge to our audience. We have joined with Esther to empower women through financial education. 9 Simple...

3 Reasons Women Need to Take Control of Their Financial Destiny

Women need to take control
Welcome to the 1st of a four part series on "Women - Money and Investing" by our guest expert and #connecttoher member Esther Mukoro, Founder of Money Nuggets. Genderbuzz is partnering with leaders in this field to bring essential knowledge to our audience. We have joined with Esther to empower women through financial education. 3...

Let’s TALK MONEY because MONEY TALKS

Moneytalks
In the first of her 2- part Blog, Equal pay expert Michelle Gyimah, talks to Genderbuzz® about what you can do to ensure you’re getting paid fairly for your skills and talents and how your actions can have a direct effect on the gender pay gap. Let's talk money! It’s time to get comfortable talking...

Amelia Gould-Leading the way for Female Engineers

Female Engineers
Amelia Gould is Head of Engineering at BAE Systems, Combat systems and a former Officer in the Royal Navy. Today, she talks to Genderbuzz® about her life as an Engineer and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Female Engineers with her achievements.  Amelia, describe a typical day for you as Head of...

Let’s be FRANK about the UK’s Gender Pay Gap

Genderpaygap
If you're a working woman, like me, then you will no doubt have heard a LOT about the gender pay gap, and, like me, I'm sure you think it's unfair and just flat-out WRONG. However, when you hear conflicting voices in the media and at work, saying that the gender pay gap 'simply does not...