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June 21, 2018
LGBT
21
Jun

Nominations now open for inspirational LGBT+ executives, future leaders & allies

Nominations are now open for the OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models 2018 Lists. OUTstanding, the membership initiative for LGBT+ inclusion in business, is now calling for nominations from inspiring LGBT+ executives, future leaders and allies. Presented by the FT, the annual OUTstanding lists champion LGBT+ and ally execs in both the private and public sector who...
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Upskirting
21
Jun

Upskirting law moves one step closer

The new law making upskirting a specific criminal offence has moved a step closer, as a Government Bill is introduced in Parliament today. The move was confirmed by the Prime Minister earlier this week, after a government-backed Private Members Bill (PMB) did not pass its second reading. The PMB was blocked in the House of...
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21
Jun

Women’s rugby champ Nolli Waterman shares World Cup highs and the value of sport

Sport gives you confidence in being in your own skin Danielle “Nolli” Waterman, England rugby union player and World Champion, told WeAreTheCity. She said: “The determination and competitiveness that sport brings has really helped me. Sport gives you the confidence in being you and the confidence in being in your own skin. You need tall,...
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changing-the-conversation featured
21
Jun

Change the conversation | Workplace attitudes towards menopause

While more and more is being done to combat menopause discrimination in the workplace, the fact remains that it still happens daily. Countless working women going through ‘the change’ are facing hideous attitudes at their job, suffering in silence while symptoms wreck havoc on their bodies and confidence. Is it any wonder women feel self-conscious...
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Roz Savage featured
21
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Roz Savage MBE | Ocean rower, environmental advocate, writer & speaker

Roz Savage MBE is an English ocean rower, environmental advocate, writer and speaker. She holds four Guinness World Records for ocean rowing, including first woman to row solo across three oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian. She has rowed over 15,000 miles, taken five million oarstrokes and spent cumulatively over 500 days of her life...
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engineering
21
Jun

Keeping women on track in engineering

In the UK, only nine per cent of the engineering workforce and only six per cent of registered engineers and technicians are female, the lowest levels across Europe. Alongside her role as an electronics engineer in the rail vehicle systems at Knorr-Bremse, Leesa Kingman from Midsomer Norton, near Bath, is paving the way for other...
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