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January 27, 2017
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Jan

Real-life ‘Q’ from James Bond is a woman, reveals head of MI6

The real-life gadget maker ‘Q’ from James Bond is a woman, MI6 chief Alex Younger has revealed. Speaking at the Women in IT Awards 2017, Young encouraged more women to join the intelligence services. The awards, at the Grosvenor Hotel in London, where attended by an estimated 800 people. Young, known as ‘C’, used his...
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27
Jan

Women’s rights activist, Betty Tebbs, dies aged 98

Women’s rights activist, Betty Tebbs has sadly died at the age of 98. Tebbs, from Bury, Greater Manchester, died on Monday having spent her life promoting the empowerment of women and fighting for peace. Born at the end of World War I, Tebbs received a limited education due to rheumatic fever during her childhood. She...
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Lauren Samuels
27
Jan

Lauren Samuels | The West End star discusses empowerment, pay-gaps and playing a prostitute

Lauren Samuels is a face to look out for in 2017. She’s graced the West End stage in Grease, Bend it Like Beckham and Vanities: The Musical, was a finalist on BBC’s Over The Rainbow, proving Samuels to be a female force to be reckoned with. WeAreTheCity spoke to Lauren about gender parity in the...
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trust
27
Jan

Four ways to build trust | Future Leaders Blog

Trust matters. A lot. Just think about how fantastic it feels to really trust someone, to know that they would always behave thoughtfully, respectfully and honestly! If you don’t fully have people’s trust, your impact will be limited. And if you don’t trust someone, you won’t give them your all, will you? As a leader...
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27
Jan

Data shows women leaders still scarce in the tech industry

The latest Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table revealed that only 11 of the 100 fastest growing companies in the UK are founded or led by women. Hiscox crunched the numbers to see what that tells us about the opportunities for female leaders in the tech industry… Analysing some 750 [1] tech, media and...
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27
Jan

08/03/17: Dress For Success | Power of Women Awards

Dress for Success Greater London is delighted to announce its first annual Power of Women Awards, where we will recognise the key individuals and organisations involved in empowering and inspiring women to succeed. The awards will be presented at a cocktail ceremony on International Women’s Day March 8, 2017. The evening will include the presentation...
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Twitter Chat
27
Jan

Catching up with our Rising Star Alumni | WeAreTheCity Twitter Chat 26/01/2017

On 26 Jan, our previous Rising Star award winners joined forces via twitter to share their experience of the awards. During the tweet chat we asked our awards alumni why individuals should consider entering Rising Stars and to share what they had achieved since winning their awards. There were so many fantastic stories and tips...
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27
Jan

Bad habits – and how to hammer them

I’m 99% sure that none of you reading this article today can happily declare right now that you’ve no bad habits. If you happen to be in that other 1%, either you’re been doing a lot of work on yourself – or self-delusion is one of them. In other words, if you’ve a bad habit...
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