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Current Affairs for Women

news paper, current affairs for womenHere you will find the latest current affairs and news for women from around the world focusing on business, technology, career news and much more. Explore the latest news from across the globe, written by our team of in-house journalists. This section is regularly updated as news breaks, so be sure to check back for updates.

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.

Barclays shop front featured
24
Apr

Barclays, Sky, Sodexo & Royal Navy are amongst The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women

Barclays, Sky, Sodexo and the Royal Navy are amongst the Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women. Published in partnership with Business in the Community, The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list celebrates UK employers that are building gender equality into their business strategy and have committed to creating inclusive workplace cultures and women’s progression...
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WeAreTechWomen Conference featured
24
Apr

WeAreTechWomen announces its 2019 Conference – The Future World of Work | 22 November

WeAreTechWomen, the technology arm of WeAreTheCity is hosting its fourth full day conference for female technologists on 22 November 2019 in central London. This conference is aimed at women working in the tech sector who are looking to broaden their technology horizons, learn new skills and build their technology networks. The theme for this year’s...
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WeAreTechWomen logo featured
24
Apr

WeAreTheCity launches their brand-new dedicated women in tech website, WeAreTechWomen.com

After many weeks of building and researching, we are proud to announce WeAreTheCity’s new Women in Tech website, WeAreTechWomen WeAreTechWomen.com aims to provide visibility of resources for women working in technology who wish to progress their careers and achieve their true potential. WeAreTechWomen provides: Women in tech news and articles Career advice Directory of women...
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online bullying, cyber bullying
12
Apr

Sign Centenary Action, GlitchUK and Level Up’s petition and help #EndOnlineAbuse

Centenary Action and GlitchUK have teamed up with Level Up to #EndOnlineAbuse. In October 2018, the UK Chancellor announced a new Digital Services Tax of two per cent on tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter. This tax is expected to raise an additional £400m a year. Centenary Action, GlitchUK and Level Up are urging...
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Deliciously Ella featured
03
Apr

Deliciously Ella to star at a new London event series

Entrepreneur Ella Mills, novelist Laura Mucha and journalist Daisy Buchanan will be among the first guests to appear at a new event series launching in London next week. About Time Academy, a full-service events platform, will showcase the very best in popular culture, lifestyle, and business. Through keynote talks and panel discussions, it aims to...
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Leaders Plus Fellow featured
25
Mar

Accelerate your career while babies babble in the background | Leaders with Babies Fellowship 2019 applications open

Applications for the prestigious Leaders Plus Fellowship are now open. This award winning programme aimed at parents with young children supports ambitious individuals to continue progress their careers whist enjoying their young families. Babies are welcome at all events to make the Fellowship accessible during parental leave. The Fellowship combines inspirational events with a senior...
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French flag featured
21
Mar

France leads the way for representation of women on boards

France leads the way for representation of women on boards, according to new research released today. The research, conducted by INvolve found that women make up 40 per cent of company boards in France, compared with only 29 per cent and 26 per cent for the UK and US respectively. The research also found that...
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Women in Banking and Finance Awards
21
Mar

Is there change in the bank for women in finance?

If there was a chart that ranked gender imbalance in terms of sector, finance would certainly be up there high on the list. Plagued with negative headlines around pay disparity, lack of representation in executive roles and male domination in the industry generally – it’s perhaps not the best career advert for women considering a...
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