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FUTURE-PropTech featured
20
Mar

FUTURE: PropTech announces an equal gender split of speakers

FUTURE: PropTech has announced an equal gender split of speakers will join the event to discuss this year’s conference theme of ‘Open Collaboration’. Setting an industry-event first for the male-dominated property sector, FUTURE: PropTech has today unveiled its roster of speakers, with the gender split being exactly 50 per cent. Leading speakers joining the event...
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opportunity, diversity featured
07
Mar

Is your workplace as diverse as you think it is?

By Karen Young, Director of Hays Accountancy & Finance Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has never been more relevant than it is today. In light of International Women’s Day celebrated this week, employees should feel encouraged to take ownership of this and question the diversity of their workplace. In a recent global survey by...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
07
Mar

#BalanceForBetter: A guide to improving balance

Women’s equality has made positive gains but the world is still unequal. International Women’s Day celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. Each year International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8, with the first day being held in 1911. Thousands of events...
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national diversity awards
21
Feb

Nominations are now open for the National Diversity Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for 2019’s National Diversity Awards. Founded in 2012 by the Diversity Group, the National Diversity Awards aim to recognise role models and community organisations across various protected characterises including, age, disability, gender, LGBT, race, faith and religion. The National Diversity Awards categories include the Positive Role Model Award; Community Organisation Award;...
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diversity 5084167848
07
Feb

Gender jaundice | Blog post

By Aly Bowman, Chief Product Officer at Thomas International Many acknowledge there is a gender diversity problem in Britain’s boardrooms. This is reflected in the fact that less than five percent of executive directors at FTSE 250 index companies are female. But what are the reasons for the imbalance? Do men perhaps have better leadership...
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Sky logo featured
07
Jan

How Sky is ‘investing in women’

Interview conducted by Harriet Minter When it comes to setting targets around gender in senior leadership a lot of companies like to hedge their bets. They’ll aim for 30 per cent of senior management to be female, maybe 40 per cent if they’re feeling punchy. Sky’s target, however, keeps it very simple: the world is...
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Could Disruption be the long awaited catalyst for Diversity? (F)
21
Nov

To be it, you must see it | Why diversity is key to improving life changing technology

In an increasingly complex world, we need everyone – women and men, a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures – to solve the hard problems we face and make the world a better place. We live in a time dominated by technology and algorithms, it’s simply unavoidable. While machines are beginning to ‘think’...
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International mens day
19
Nov

International Men’s Day: November 19 | A day to improve gender relations and promote unity

International Men’s Day focuses on improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, producing responsible males and highlighting positive male role models. It also looks at addressing issues such as parenting, positive male role models, families and healthy life choices for men. The inaugural International Men’s Day was held in Trinidad and Tobago on November 19 in...
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