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July 17, 2014
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Jul

Teens Unite team raises £10,000 from British 10k London Run

Teens Unite had an overwhelming 65 runners take part in the British 10k London Run on Sunday 13th July and between them they have raised an astonishing £10,000! Each person had to raise a minimum sponsorship amount of £100 to take part, but some runners went above and beyond this including Darren Logan from Vision PLC who raised...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Helena Morrissey | CEO of Newton Investment Management, Founder of the 30% Club

Helena Morrissey was appointed CEO of Newton Investment Management at the age of 35, at a time when she already had 5 children. Now having 9 (of her own!), she is managing 400 employees and a huge turnover. In 2010, Helena founded the 30% Club, wanting to see more women on boards.  She talks to...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE | CEO of MITIE Group PLC

The first Asian woman to have hit the FTSE 250 list, Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE, hates nothing more than being introduced this way. Striving all her life to ‘blend in’ and not stand out as ‘different’, Ruby’s celebrity took her by surprise when she took central stage of the MITIE Group as newly appointed CEO in...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Tamara Box | Head of Structured Finance at Reed Smith

Tamara Box is an internationally recognised expert in financial structuring and in strategic financial advice, with extensive experience establishing and growing successful businesses in several jurisdictions. As Global Head of Structured Finance at international law firm Reed Smith, she is currently responsible for a large and growing business that provides strategic and structuring advice to...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Sue O’Brien | CEO of Norman Broadbent

Sue O’Brien is the CEO of leading search firm Norman Broadbent. A consumer girl at heart, she campaigns for organisations to make adjustments in order to attract talents, particularly those talents in their mid-career. Sue is a founding member of the Women’s Business Council and a board adviser on several organisations and charities she values....
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Funke Abimbola | Solicitor for one of the world’s largest biotech companies

Funke is a solicitor leading the UK & Ireland legal team of the world’s largest biotech company. She has received multiple awards and other recognition for her legal work including the Association of Women Solicitors’ in-house award for 2012 (winner), the Law Society’s Legal Businesswoman of the Year award for 2012 (finalist) and Legal Counsel...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Liz Bingham | EY, Managing Partner for Talent, UK & Ireland

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently I come from a working class background; one of my grandfathers was a grocer and the other was an illiterate plumber. I was educated through the UK state school system; didn’t go to university and if that wasn’t tough enough I am also...
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Jul

Inspirational Woman: Amanda Mackenzie | Chief Marketing & Communications Officer for Aviva

Amanda Mackenzie is on the executive committee of Aviva and as the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer she is the guardian of the brand, customer and reputation. Non-executive director at Mothercare and a member of the steering group for the Lord Davies report on women on boards. Amanda campaigns to support women in accessing general...
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