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June 13, 2016
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Jun

Queen’s Birthday Honours List recognises work of women and LGBT campaigners

The 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours List has recognised individuals campaigning and working towards women’s and LGBT equality. The Honours List, published on Saturday 11th June, included an OBE for Shaista Gohir, Trustee and Chair of Muslim Women’s Network UK, for her services to gender equality and Muslim women’s rights. MBEs were received by Elly Barnes,...
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BBC featured
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Jun

BBC fails to attract women to top reporting roles due to their lack of confidence

Women are failing to get top roles at the BBC due to their lack of confidence, according to the organisation’s news chief. Jonathan Munro, Head of Newsgathering at BBC, has said that male executives at the organisation may have been guilty of ‘unconscious bias’. Speaking to the Telegraph, Munro said, “Appointments we made over the...
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How to nurture equality in the workplace
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Jun

Women will finally achieve 30% representation in financial boardrooms in 2046

At the current rate of change, it will take 30 years for women to reach 30 per cent representation in financial boardrooms, according to a new report. The report, ‘Women in Financial Services’ conducted by Oliver Wyman, found that female representation on boards across financial companies had increased by two thirds over the last ten...
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Voice At The Table Evening Workshop - Finding Your Voice: Speaking Up When It Matters
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Jun

19/07/2016 – Masterclass: How to be more assertive (and say ‘No!’)

DESCRIPTION: Many of us struggle to maintain control of our time and our workload. Some of us find it challenging to manage other people. Being unable to say “no” to colleagues (senior and junior), or experiencing difficulties in guiding/directing people can hold us back and make our working environment unfulfilling and even unpleasant. In this...
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Jun

Inspirational Woman: Charlotte Sweeney | Founder of Creating Inclusive Cultures & CharlotteSweeney.com

In a changing world in which increasingly diverse communities promise to transform society and business as we know it, Charlotte Sweeney is a woman in demand. There are few people who can include being recognised by Harvard University with a Global Leadership Award in their resume, but then Charlotte Sweeney is far from average. Recognised...
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