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Inspirational Women in the Public Sector
Sam Truelove feature
30
Jun

Military starting to realise “Inclusivity means so much more” says Royal Navy Lt Cdr Sam Truelove MBE

The military is starting to realise that “inclusivity means so much more”, Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Samantha Truelove MBE has told WeAreTheCity. Speaking to WeAreTheCity recently about challenges she has overcome as a female during her time in the Navy she said: “We have a long way to go and I still find it frustrating,...
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Lesley Gracie
15
May

Inspirational Woman: Lesley Gracie | Master Distiller & Creator of Hendrick’s Gin, William Grant & Sons

A chemist by trade, Lesley Gracie moved from Yorkshire to Scotland to join William Grant & Sons in 1988. Working in collaboration with Charles Gordon, the late life president of William Grant & Sons, Lesley Gracie was tasked with creating a gin that used two antique stills – a rare Carter-Head and 19th Century Bennet. Working...
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04
May

Inspirational Woman: Pooja Raichura | Clinical Pharmacist, Echo

Pooja Raichura is a Clinical Pharmacist for Echo. Echo was founded just over three years ago and already has 100,000 patient downloads so far and a Net Promotor Score of 83. Echo is on the NHS Digital app store, one of the approved digital tools available to patients, and is an NHS GP Systems of...
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Mary Goudie
15
Aug

Inspirational Woman: Baroness Mary Goudie | Member of the British House of Lords

Baroness Mary Goudie is a formidable woman who has been an active global advocate for the rights of women and children for many years. With all her achievements and accomplishments it was her warmth and openness that struck me. As a woman who has been in politics for over 50 years she is an inspiration...
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Alicia Kearns featured
11
Aug

“I made it my job to tell the world that Russia was not bombing ISIS” | Alicia Kearns talks career highlights, counter-terrorism campaigns and helping refugees

“I graduated at the height of the recession and all I knew was that I wanted to work with and help people.” Over her career, Alicia Kearns has certainly helped a great number of people. Through her various roles, her hard-hitting and award-winning campaigns have driven behavioural changes to support and protect our communities. She...
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Jess Penny
17
Jul

Inspirational Woman: Jess Penny | General Manager of Sales at Penny Hydraulics

Jess Penny is the General Manager of Sales at hydraulic lifting equipment manufacturer Penny Hydraulics. Penny Hydraulics is the UK’s leading mechanical lifting equipment manufacturer. The Derbyshire-based company, which was founded in 1978, has provided lifting equipment for a diverse range of premises, including Buckingham Palace and a Guinness brewery in Nigeria. The company is...
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16
Jun

Inspirational Quotes: Jo Cox | Member of Parliament

Jo Cox was a Labour Party MP for the Batley and Spen Constituency. Born in Batley, West Yorkshire, Cox went on to study social and political sciences at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge. Before becoming an MP, Cox held various roles at Oxfam, including head of policy and advocacy. During her political career, Cox campaigned...
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Clare Bowen featured
01
Jun

Inspirational Woman: Clare Bowen | Head of Programmes at The Royal Parks

Clare has 17 years’ experience leading high-profile projects in the charity sector. Clare has managed a diverse portfolio of projects focused on heritage restoration, art and education programmes, wellbeing initiatives and nature conservation. Highlights include a $1.25m project to restore 5,000 acres of the Parks, supported by Tiffany & Co Foundation in New York and...
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