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February 13, 2019
Harpers Bazaar & Chanel International Women's Day featured
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Feb

07/03/19: International Women’s Day with Harper’s Bazaar and Chanel

‘The most courageous act is still to think for yourself,’ declared Coco Chanel; and the visionary designer never failed to live up to her own dictum, building an international business at a time when women were relegated to domesticity, and liberating them from restrictive corsets by reimagining feminine elegance. In celebration of International Women’s Day,...
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International Women's Day RBS Natwest featured
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Feb

08/03/19: International Women in Business Day #WIB

At Natwest we are proud supporters of Female entrepreneurs and our national partnerships with the EveryWoman programme and awards. This year for international womens day, we have brought together a fantastic line up of speakers and one of our very own entrepreneurs to share thier story of success and obstacles they have faced along the...
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Feb

13/03/19: International Women’s Day Celebration | Mulberry School’s Trust

Come and celebrate International Women’s Day at with the Mulberry School’s Trust by trying something new! We have an amazing range of workshops for you to choose from – and all are. Drop in, take some photos, enjoy some food and music, and learn a new skill! We have activities for men, women, children, and...
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Feb

UK workplace culture stalls women’s careers say three in four women and two in five men

Everyday examples of unintentionally gender biased behaviour in the workplace are stalling women’s careers, according to a year-long study released today by Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. Involving 5,814 UK employees, this research sheds new light on the implications of the way people tend to think about the strengths, attributes and potential of men and women....
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Khadijah Ismail featured
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Feb

‘Misleading stereotypes’ put girls off engineering careers, STEM ambassador claims

A female STEM ambassador believes “misleading stereotypes” are to blame for a lack of women in the sector. Khadijah Ismail, aged 19, who has secured an engineering apprenticeship with defence, security and aerospace multinational BAE Systems, said girls often misunderstand what the traditionally male-dominated industry has to offer. Ismail said, “I’ve found that a lot...
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Feb

Careers Club: Your Year to Thrive | In Pictures

On 12 February, Careers Club members and guests came together at Deloitte for our first Careers Club event of 2019; Your Year to Thrive | Planning & Goals. The evening, attended by over 100 women, consisted of a thought-provoking speech by Vanessa Vallely, Founder of WeAreTheCity & Careers Club, followed by interactive, hands-on activities and...
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Rising Star 2019 banner featured
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Feb

Nominations are now open for WeAreTheCity’s 2019 Rising Star Awards

WeAreTheCity is delighted to announce that nominations for our 2019 Top 100 Rising Stars Awards are now open.   NOMINATE NOW Now in its fifth year, the Rising Stars Awards are the first to focus on the UK’s female talent pipeline below management level. Through these awards, we will celebrate 100 individual female contributors that...
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Working from home with small children featured
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Feb

Being called a ‘mumpreneur’ is patronising

‘Mumpreneur’, a real buzz term that seems to be everywhere right now. But how do we really feel about being referred to as one…? Well, it’s been nine years since I launched my business, Third Door, a family-friendly coworking space with an on-site Ofsted registered Nursery. And in those nine years I have been referred to...
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