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June 23, 2017
Wahaca
23
Jun

In conversation with Thomasina Miers | Co-Founder of Wahaca

WeAreTheCity sat down with Masterchef winner Thomasina Miers, who is the Co-Founder of the Wahaca chain of Mexican street food restaurants. Thomasina discusses falling in love with food, what she learned from the Masterchef experience, and addressing Britain’s ‘unhealthy working hours’. Where did your love of cooking come from? I have always loved cooking. I...
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23
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Claire Canning | Renewable energy research engineer taking a three year industrial placement at EDF Energy

Claire Canning graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in Marine and Environmental Biology. She is currently undertaking a three year industrial placement from EDF Energy. Tell us a bit about yourself and your company I graduated from the University of St Andrews with a degree in Marine and Environmental Biology and...
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star
23
Jun

Gillian Anderson and Kirsten Dunst amongst the women receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

  The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced the latest recipients of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The biggest names from the world of music, film and TV are honoured on the list, with a total of thirteen women featured. Those honoured with a star must donate $40,000 to the Hollywood Historic...
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bgc featured
23
Jun

Why work at BGC?

BGC Partners has a very prominent history. Find out the company’s rich past and why you should consider working there. BGC Partners was founded in 1945 as the financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald. In 2008, Cantor spun off its voice electronic brokerage arm into BGC. We have over 10,000 employees in 150 offices across 22...
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Roma
23
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Roma Agrawal | Structural engineer who helped design London’s Shard skyscraper

Roma Agrawal is a structural engineer with a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford, and a Master in Engineering. She helped to design The Shard. Tell us a bit about yourself and your company I have worked on an exciting series of projects throughout my career, alongside signature architects, designing bridges, skyscrapers and...
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benefits cap
23
Jun

Single parents with children under two win high court battle over benefits cap

The High Court has ruled that imposing a benefit cap on single parents with children under two is unlawful. Four single parents took the Work and Pensions Secretary to court on behalf of 17,000 families with the court ruling in their favor yesterday. Their argument was that the cap discriminates against those who struggle to...
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23
Jun

“Industry leaders need to take on the role of STEM ambassadors at schools and universities” – Tanuja Randery, Schneider Electric talks female representation in STEM sectors

Industry leaders within the STEM sectors “need to take on the role of ambassadors at schools and universities”, according to Tanuja Randery, Zone President UK & Ireland, Schneider Electric. Speaking on International Women in Engineering Day, Randery believes that the image of STEM needs to change. Currently, fewer than ten per cent of women represent...
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young girls learning STEM featured
23
Jun

Dstl want to “see many more women studying STEM subjects at school, college and university” | International Women in Engineering Day

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has said it wants to “see many more women studying STEM subjects at school, college and university.” Marking International Women in Engineering Day, Dstl has announced that it wants to encourage more girls and women into the sector; help to address the skills gap; and open doors to...
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