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March 8, 2018
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Australian energy company give hundreds of female employees pay rise to close gender pay gap

An Australian energy company has agreed to give hundreds of its female employees a pay rise to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts. According to Catherine Tanna, managing director of Energy Australia it’s “not right or fair to expect women to have to wait any longer for the pay gap to...
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International Women’s Day: It’s not just for women

In the fight for equality, more men should be involved in the conversation. After all, they are half of the equation. International Women’s Day is the perfect time for you to start championing the women in your life and joining the fight for gender equality. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March...
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Inspirational Quotes: Clara Zetkin | Founder of International Women’s Day

Clara Zetkin was a female politician active in the Social Democratic Party of Germany. She believed in Marxism and was an advocate for women’s rights as well as being a peace activist. In 1910, an International Women’s Conference was organised in Copenhagen. Alongside, Luise Zietz, a prominent of female politician, Zetkin called for the creation...
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17/04/2018 – Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking Communicating Confidently – build your Visual, Vocal, Verbal and Mindset toolkit from professional actress and business leader, Mairi McHaffie A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event Tuesday 17 April 2018 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm at Lloyds Banking Group, 25 Gresham Street,...
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Safe & the City launches app to combat sexual harassment in public space

London-based tech start-up, Safe & the City, has launched an app to combat sexual harassment in public spaces. The personal safety app is designed to battle opportunistic crimes and sexual harassment on streets by using GPS technology, crowd-sourced information and crime data from the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) in London. The app uses police data...
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Getting more women into tech: “Visibility is crucial” says Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara

Keeping young women engaged and interested in careers in technology isn’t something that can begin in the workplace, according to Lynn Collier, COO UK&I of Hitachi Vantara. Discussing how to attract and retain more women in technology, this International Women’s Day, Collier said “visibility is crucial” to future generations from an early age. “Encouraging women...
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All-girls school’s robotics team celebrate achievements in STEM

A robotics team from a London all-girls school are celebrating their achievements in STEM, this International Women’s Day. The robotics club at Henrietta Barnett School for Girls, Hampstead are preparing to embark on a journey to be crowned VEX Robotics World Champions. Students from the robotics team stood out at the VEX IQ Challenge UK...
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International Women’s Day: Who was Clara Zetkin?

Clara Zetkin was a female politician active in the Social Democratic Party of Germany and is credited with founding International Women’s Day. She believed in Marxism and was an advocate for women’s rights as well as being a peace activist. In 1910, an International Women’s Conference was organised in Copenhagen. Alongside, Luise Zietz, a prominent...
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