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April 12, 2016
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Apr

Network Rail receives Could IT be You 2016 winner

The winner of Network Rail’s Could IT be You 2016 competition has been revealed. Talia Grantha, a 17-year-old student from Northamptonshire, has been crowned the winner of the competition, which is designed to give teenage girls the opportunity to learn more about job roles in the firm. The competition asked girls between the ages of...
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Women networking
12
Apr

Networking 101

The idea of networking can be daunting, especially if you’ve had no training or experience in talking to people in a professional environment. It’s estimated that 55% of human interaction is non-verbal, this means that your handshake is more important than ever. Be firm, confident and look them in the eye. Little Tips Be Knowledgeable...
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12
Apr

Indian women gain ground on worship and divorce but met with negativity

A 400 year-long ban in India has been overturned to allow women to access to the Shani Shingnapur temple shrine in Maharashtra. However, the news has not been met with positivity from everyone after religious leader Shankaracharya Swaroopanand said that the move will drive more rapes. Previously the temple’s board only allowed girls before puberty...
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Top 5 tips to keep your start-up costs low
12
Apr

Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Start-up Costs Low

Female entrepreneur, Rosie Davies, founded The London Fashion Agency in January 2013 without any loans or investment. She insisted that the company grew organically to ensure she could offer her clients the most affordable fashion PR and marketing possible. Three years later, LFA has worked with over 70 brands and gained coverage in over 200...
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Women in STEM
12
Apr

Use sexism to raise awareness rather than using feminism as lobbying group to get people fired, says Lady Geek Founder

“Rather than use feminism as a lobbying group to get people fired, we need to use these examples of sexism to our advantage, to raise awareness of the problem,” Belinda Parmar, Founder of Lady Geek and Little Miss Geek told Reuters recently. Lady Geek and Little Miss Geek was launched to encourage more girls to...
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New Women in Finance Charter
12
Apr

New Women in Finance Charter launched by Treasury

Finance firms are welcome to sign up to the Treasury’s Women in Finance charter, published on the 11th of April 2016. By signing up to the charter, the government says we will see better gender balance at all levels across the financial services industry. When firms commit to supporting the progression of women into senior...
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