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June 7, 2016
07
Jun

Hilary Clinton becomes first woman in 240 years to lead US Presidential race for a major political party

Presidential candidate Hilary Clinton has become the first women in 240 years to lead the US Presidential race for a major political party. Clinton clinched the Democratic presidential nomination this week to become the first woman in the 240 years of US history to obtain the position. She is also the first ever former-First Lady...
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07
Jun

24/06/2016: Pride Means Business

 A discussion on how Pride plays a role in supporting workplace inclusion. Part of ‘Pride in the City’, this panel discussion with senior leaders from Barclays, SABMiller, CMS Cameron McKenna and Pride in London will be hosted by PwC’s [email protected] network. Join us for a business breakfast to explore how Pride can help organisations enhance...
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votes for women featured
07
Jun

50:50 Parliament call for an equal government on 150th anniversary of first Suffrage petition

50:50 Parliament are marking the 150th anniversary of the first Suffrage petition presented to Parliament by calling for more females to be represented at Westminster. On 7th June 1866, Millicent Fawcett, alongside female campaigners including Emily Wilding Davison and Elizabeth Garrett, presented a petition to the House of Commons calling for the female vote. Women...
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kirstie nichols featured
07
Jun

A day in the life of a fundraiser – Hidden Medals | By Kirstie Nichols

I’m often asked how I got into professional fundraising, and if I’m completely honest, it was by accident. As a profession, it’s fraught with tensions and is a fiercely competitive marketplace to work in, and so the feeling of failure can easily override our successes. Many people don’t actually realise that many fundraisers (particularly those...
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Nicola Sturgeon featured
07
Jun

Queen Elizabeth II and Nicola Sturgeon ranked in 2016 Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

Queen Elizabeth II and SNP leader, Nicola Sturgeon have been ranked on Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women for 2016. Coming top of the UK entries, Queen Elizabeth II ranked No. 29 after becoming the longest-reigning monarch for over 1,200 years and is currently the world’s oldest monarch at 90. Nicola Sturgeon ranked at No....
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07
Jun

Feminist Library saved from eviction but only for six months

The Feminist Library has won the right to stay at their London home for a further six months, after reaching an agreement with Southwark Council. Over 16,000 supporters signed a petition to overturn the original agreement, while the library organised a demonstration outside the council’s offices and a hundred volunteers read aloud from feminist books....
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07
Jun

The Magic of Engaging with your Audience

Last week I was privileged to discuss the magic of engaging with your audience on the Superstar Communicator podcast with Peter Wardell. Peter is a magician and an inspirational and charismatic speaker. In the latest podcast Peter shares his top tips for  engaging with your audience when you speak. This is not only a magical podcast, but...
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Woman on a ladder searching
07
Jun

Out of the box ways to take the next step up the career ladder

Picture the scene. You’ve enjoyed a satisfying career to date, taking regular promotions and achieving success in your chosen field. But you’re an ambitious individual and want to push as high as you can, rather than settling for what you have. You’ve set your sights on stepping up to the next level, and that means...
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