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September 12, 2017
Lena Dunham
12
Sep

Lena Dunham shares advice on going into business with friends

Actress Lena Dunham has shared advice regarding navigating her business, Lenny Letter, which she started with her friend Jenni Konner. The duo interviewed each other on Lenny Letter‘s website to talk about starting a business with a friend, balancing motherhood with work and building an online community for women. Both Dunham and Konner agreed that...
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lgbt featured
12
Sep

Australia to vote on legalising same-sex marriage

Australia is to go to the polls to vote on legalising same-sex marriage. The Australian government has begun to send out postal ballots for a non-binding, voluntary vote. The vote does not mean that same-sex marriages will become legally binding, but it could lead to legislation being voted on in parliament. The ballot is expected...
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12
Sep

Atkins welcomes more female graduates than ever

Engineering consultancy Atkins has welcomed more female graduates and apprentices than ever before. According to Atkins, the gender ratio of 2017’s graduates and apprentices is more balanced than it has ever been previously, with 31 per cent of new graduates being female. 21 per cent of new apprentices are women out of over 350 new...
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12
Sep

Clarks to introduce gender-neutral school shoes

Shoe store, Clarks, have announced plans to introduce gender-neutral school shoes. Following on from last week’s announcement that John Lewis are introducing gender-neutral children’s clothes, Clarks is now promoting a ‘gender-neutral ethos’. In a statement released on their website, the store said, “Clarks has a gender neutral ethos that anyone can choose any style they...
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cambridge university featured
12
Sep

Cambridge University is hiring an adviser for victims of sexual assault

The University of Cambridge is hiring a sexual assault and harassment adviser, in what is said to be a first for UK campuses. It’s announcement comes after mounting pressure from the National Union of Students regarding how universities deal with sexual assault. Nearly one in five students admitted to experiencing assault or harassment in their...
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Career Change
12
Sep

11 effective tips for successful career change

A career change can be frustrating at any point in your life. Having to start all over is a daunting experience and a challenge, same as any other major change we must do in our lives. Knowing that the most promising career options change with time, career changes become more and more common among people....
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women in tech academy featured
12
Sep

Webgains launches its own academy to train the next crop of digital talent

Webgains, the international affiliate marketing network, has launched its own academy to train the next crop of digital talent. Based at the Webgains office in Farringdon, London, the academy is open to any applicant interested in upgrading their digital skills set. Applicants will benefit from an inclusive learning environment that will further their personal and...
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Working mom: How to get back to work after children went to school
12
Sep

Working mum: How to get back to work after children went to school

Having a baby is an eye-opening experience, which changes perception of one’s life forever. However, they say that it’s not always a good thing for a career, as going back to work after being a stay at home mum can be really tough. Bear in mind that it’s you who defines your path in life....
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