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March 1, 2017
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Trump signs two laws to encourage more women into STEM

The US President has signed two new laws to let NASA and the National Science Foundation push for women and girls in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). President Donald Trump signed the INSPIRE Act which directs NASA to promote STEM fields to women and girls, and to encourage women to pursue careers in aerospace....
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beauty beast
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Mar

Disney to have it’s first ‘exclusively gay moment’ in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast

The stories have always been about a princess finding her prince, but Disney is finally embracing modern sexuality for 2017. Disney will firmly mark a new era with a manservant exploring his sexuality in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, released later this month. In an interview with Attitude magazine, director Bill Condon...
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Lego
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Mar

Lego to release female NASA scientists figurines

A Lego set of five female NASA scientists, astronauts and engineers, including Hidden Figures’ Katherine Johnson has won a Lego Ideas contest to go into production. The announcement comes after the stories of black NASA scientists Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson were told in the acclaimed Oscar-nominated film Hidden Figures, of which Katherine...
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st pauls cathedral featured
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Mar

First woman in 1,000 years becomes a full member of St Paul’s Cathedral Choir

The first woman in St Paul’s Cathedral’s 1,000 year history to become a full member of their choir. St Paul’s Cathedral have appointed Carris Jones as the new Alto Vicar Choral. She will join 26 boy treble Choristers, eight probationers and 12 Vicars Choral – the professional adult singers who take the alto, tenor and...
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chloe
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Mar

Inspirational Woman: Chloé Nelkin | Founder and Director of Chloé Nelkin Consulting

Chloé is the founder and director of the buzzing arts PR Agency ‘Chloé Nelkin Consulting’ in the heart of Soho. At only 29, Chloé already has an ever growing team of five members and has gone from strength to strength to build her brand. Starting her company six years ago at 22 whilst still in...
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boris johnson featured
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Mar

Boris Johnson appoints special envoy to ensure women and girls’ rights

Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson has appointed Joanna Roper as a Special Envoy for Gender Equality. Roper will spearhead the UK’s efforts to deliver a coherent international approach to ensuring the rights of women and girls. Roper will work closely with Whitehall departments, civil society, academics and other governments. Addressing an audience of key policy makers...
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gina miller, first women summit featured
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Mar

Gina Miller: “There are three things in life we truly own; our voice, action and conscious”

Gina Miller is a woman who is determined to be heard, in a world where women’s voices can often be ignored. Opening the 2017 First Women Summit, Miller told the audience that, “there are three things in life we truly own; our voice, action and conscious.” Miller has certainly owned all three of these things...
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kay white
01
Mar

Persuade and engage from the word ‘Go’

Ways to attract and keep attention It’s often the difference between success and failure, or ‘yes please’ and ‘no thanks’ – naming a product, naming a team, naming a project, naming whatever. Giving something a name which is compelling, inviting, something that people either want, want to aim for or find interesting. Advertisers and marketing...
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