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January 11, 2018
Suffragettes featured
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Jan

18/03/18: Suffragettes | Women on the March

Women on the March are winding back the clock to the turn of the twentieth century. Join them on a march through central London and help campaign for the right for women to vote. Along the way you’ll meet some of the characters who played a part in this struggle and some of the characters...
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Jan

Bloomberg Returner Circles 2018

Bloomberg is excited to partner again with Women Returners to host their annual Women’s Returner Circles in London: an initiative to support and engage talented women who have experience in financial services and are looking to return to full-time roles after a career break. Bloomberg is committed to developing a more diverse workforce and recognises both...
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Women of the World
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Jan

07/03/18 – 11/03/18: WOW Festival | Women of the World

WOW – Women of the World festival celebrates women and girls, and looks at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential. Around the world, individuals and communities are insisting on the simple proposition that women and girls must have equal rights and asking the question: why is gender equality taking so long? Southbank...
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Speaking
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Jan

Less chat, more listening could reap business rewards | Life of a Lady

One of my networkers, Jayne Constantinis has given me food for thought at the beginning of this new year. She asks, “What is the most important offering we can make for 2018?  Should it be the gift of silence? Or to put it another way – listening?” Jayne has introduced me to Celeste Headlee’s book...
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London School of Economics featured
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Jan

06/02/18: 100 Years of Votes for Women: a LSE Law celebration

On February 6th 1918, with the coming into force of the Representation of the People Act, women were by law first given the vote in this country. Even though this foundational right only applied to a restricted category of women initially, the dam had been breached and the universal franchise would soon follow. 100 years...
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votes for women featured
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Jan

02/02/18 – 06/01/19: Votes for Women | Museum of London

This display forms part of the national commemorations marking the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time. Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for over 50 years to achieve votes for women, the exhibition features iconic objects from the Museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline...
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How-to-Handle-Negative-Thoughts-and-Emotions-at-Work featured
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Jan

How to handle negative thoughts and emotions at work | Infographic

No matter how much we love our work, at some point we’ll face challenging circumstances. It’s all too easy to allow negative thoughts and emotions to overwhelm us. But by employing some simple techniques, you can avoid these gloomy episodes. Image Credit: Quid Corner
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11
Jan

Announcing WeAreTheCity’s Top 100 Rising Star Awards for 2018

WeAreTheCity are proud to announce that nominations for our 2018 Rising Star Awards open on 01 February. The Rising Star awards recognise the achievements of women who are below Senior Management or Director level and therefore represent the female talent pipeline and the next generation of future leaders. In 2015, WeAreTheCity launched its awards and set a...
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