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August 16, 2018
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Aug

A-Level Results: Strikingly low number of girls taking ICT & STEM subjects

A strikingly low number of girls are taking ICT and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects, according to statistics. As A-level results came out this morning, results showed that the majority of girls are still not taking technology and STEM subjects. In fact, this year, only 0.4 per cent of girls took ICT, compared...
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Saturday Girl - JOB TODAY featured
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Aug

JOB TODAY is looking for inspiring young women to take part in their Saturday Girl exhibition

JOB TODAY, the UK’s number one mobile hiring app, is looking for ten inspiring young women to take part in their upcoming exhibition, ‘Saturday Girls’. The organisation is championing the female workforce of Britain by working with critically acclaimed British photographer, Lewis Khan, to showcase hard-working and inspirational young women that have embraced part-time and...
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Women Leading the way
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Aug

13/09/2018 – Women Leading The Way: Panel Discussion

The Fawcett Society presents a discussion on women in business in 2018. A panel of speakers led by Carolyn Fairbairn, Director General of the CBI, Fawcett Chair Fiona MacTaggart, and Ann Francke, CEO of Chartered Management Institute, winner of the Louis Armstrong Award for outstanding leadership of a UK professional body 2016 and author of: Financial...
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Founders 4 School Ada Lovelace Day featured
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Aug

Inspire young people in your area | Join the Ada Lovelace Day celebrations

Education charity Founders4Schools are putting inspiring women into schools across the country this Ada Lovelace Day, to show students that STEM careers could be an exciting option for their future. So what is Ada Lovelace Day all about, and how can you get involved? Ada Lovelace Day is celebrated on the second Tuesday of October...
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Maria Kaskara, L&Q featured
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Aug

Inspirational Woman: Maria Kaskara | Graduate Assistant Site Manager, L&Q

Maria, 26, is passionate about promoting female roles in the construction industry – in fact she wrote her Master’s dissertation on the differences in managerial competencies between male and female project managers, and when not on site she dedicates time to hosting workshops and talks at local London schools encouraging female students to consider working...
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16
Aug

Five important business lessons I learned whilst on the sun lounger

I often talk about how customers want memorable experiences and organisations must become stagers of great experiences. Businesses are in a new age of competition, centred around the experience economy, whereby products and services are simply the props that companies use to engage customers. The customer experience is what truly retains their loyalty. During our...
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young bride, marriage featured
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Aug

British girls forced into marriage are victims of immigration incompetence

Child brides and forced marriages are a worldwide problem and are not bound to any one nationality or religion. Under British law, the practice has been prohibited since 2014 and is punishable by up to seven years in prison. Forced Marriage Protection Orders are also issued to aid victims which, if breached, can result in...
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