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December 16, 2016
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Dec

75% of women lack confidence in asking for pay rise compared to 59% of men

75% of women do not feel comfortable asking for a pay rise, compared to 59% of men, according to a survey by totaljobs. The survey of more than 4,800 participants found that 37% of women admit they lack the confidence to ask for more money. Read the full report here. Below are the top tips...
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Dec

Easyjet aims for one in five pilots to be female by 2020

EasyJet have revealed plans to increase their number of female pilots, setting a new target for 2020 after receiving an increasing number of applications from women. The surge of female applications came after The Amy Johnson Initiative was set up, named after Johnson being the first female pilot to fly solo from Britain to Australia....
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Dec

Largest ever all-female expedition to Antarctica takes place to build future network of female scientists

The largest ever all-female expedition to Antarctica is taking place this month. The trip kicked off on December 2, from Ushuaia in Argentina, and will conclude on December 22. A team of 76 women from various scientific fields are taking part in the trip, which is part of the Homeward Bound project. The crew is...
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Dec

Three ways to deal with being patronised

Dr Helen Johnson is a practitioner in Integrated Energy Techniques with a PhD in transforming lives and founder of Goddess Acumen, a company that helps women to be the truest, bravest versions of themselves utilising EFT, NLP, hypnoses and goddess archetypes. Today Helen talks us through what to do if you find yourself being patronised....
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Dec

The perks of being a female taxi driver

Only 2% of taxi drivers in London are female and having spoken to a few wonderful women cabbies, we cannot understand why there aren’t more! Most people would acknowledge the fact that taxi driving in London is a male dominated arena, and generally this fact is true worldwide. However, it appears that being a women...
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Dec

Teaching pay gap figures revealed

A new online tool by the Minister of Women and Equalities has released information regarding the pay gap in teaching and other professions. The government figures reveal that Female teachers working in secondary schools are earning on average 6.4% less than their male colleagues. However the statistics also show that in both primary and nursery...
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Dec

Women in action movies are now ‘the norm’ according to Felicity Jones

From an all-female lead cast in Ghostbusters, to Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad, 2016 in cinema has seen women at the forefront of several major movies. This week’s release of the Star Wars spin-off, Rogue One, sees another female action star taking top billing, as the movie focuses on Jyn Erso, Felicity Jones’ character. The...
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Dec

A look at the TV industry and becoming a TV presenter

My name is Ayala, I am a TV Presenter on a live music TV show called The Ayala Show that showcases live music and new music. I also co-produce the show, and co-own and manage the TV Production Company, Mind Motion Media that makes it. Before any of that happened I was and still am...
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