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WeAreTheCity talks to teenagers

WeAreTheCity regularly opens its doors to help youngsters gain work experience. To date, we have had six apprentices and provided over 12 weeks of work experience for young girls and boys in the Essex and London area. This week we hosted two fourteen year olds and set them the task of creating their own article,...
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14/04/2017 & 15/04/2018 – Cosmopolitan Self-Made Summit 2018

Looking for a career shake-up? Want to start a business? Cosmopolitan’s Self-Made Summit is back! Date: 14/04/2018 & 15/04/2018 Time: 9.15am – 17.30pm Location: etc.venues, Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 Price: Saturday/Sunday: £78.75 each Both days: £126.00 (Enter the promotional code: WATC_SelfMade and get 20% off) Whether you’re returning for your second year, or new to the fold,...
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Jennifer Lawrence: “I don’t have to smile when a man makes me uncomfortable”

Jennifer Lawrence has opened up about feeling ‘objectified’ and ‘degraded’ by an experience early in her career. Speaking at Elle‘s Women in Hollywood event on Monday, Lawrence recounted a “degrading” story about being asked to lose weight for a film role. “A female producer had me do a nude line-up with about five women who...
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The Inspiration Choice | Future Leaders Blog

Who are you inspiring and who can you inspire? Do you feel more inspired some days than others? Probably. We all do. But inspiration is not just something that happens by chance, or as “divine inspiration” as it’s sometimes called. Inspiration is something to aspire to. Something to look for. Something to find. Something to...
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Female pioneers: The women who paved the way for our careers today

Women have come a long way in the last century and a half, but there’s still some way to go.   Here we chart some of the first women who have paved the way for the rest of us in male-dominated careers. Use them as your inspiration to go out there and smash the gender...
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Why women need to work together to inspire the next generation

We may be well and truly into the 21st Century, but we’re still a long way off a balanced representation of genders in all sectors and at all levels. There’s still a mismatch of women on the board despite the quotas that have been batted around and there are numerous industries that remain male-dominated –...
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TeenTech holds event to inspire next generation of scientists, technologists and engineers

Over 500 year 8 and year 9 students descended on London’s Olympic Park for the TeenTech City event this week. 200 scientists, technologists and engineers gathered to showcase the rich and fulfilling careers available in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). Challenges were set for the students by organisations such as Barclays, BBC, Cisco, National...
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Inspirational Woman: Liz Bonnin | Biochemist, Wild Animal Biologist & Presenter

Liz Bonnin, is a Biochemist, Wild Animal Biologist & Presenter, and is currently a role model for EDF Energy’s #PrettyCurious campaign. The new programme, launched by EDF Energy, aims to change teenage girls’ perceptions of science and inspire them to pursue science-based careers. EDF Energy has collaborated with Liz and three other role models to...
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