City Eye started out at the Painted Hall in the shadow of St.Paul’s, running seminars for start-ups with a women’s focus.
Recent research examines how often photos of women, articles about, or by women are on the front pages, or highlighted in the media. While Women’s Hour and Loose Women feature women, it tends to be in a time and a place where its is unlikely that the Masters of the Universe will be paying attention. Let’s make women more visible. We’ll also be looking at how more women are encouraged into business as leaders and as board members, not just in HR.
In no way is this men versus women, who is better. Simply that an overly macho, military, testosterone fueled environment, mainly men, needs the balancing attributes, often, though not exclusively, assigned to women: caring, conciliation, communication.
City Eye intends to celebrate the top city women, both ends, the City and Westminster, but also to look at the less high profile women, such as the woman at Woolwich and brave women such as Marie Colvin, murdered in Syria whilst at work.
WeAreTheCity.com was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events. The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.