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International Womens Day
11
Mar

Danish Men’s team salute their sheroes in honour of International Women’s Day

Danish Premier League side, FC Nordsjaelland played their crunch home derby wearing shirts featuring the names of their personal female role models. As part of the club’s contribution to International Women’s Day, the entire senior men’s squad decided to remove their own names and instead play with the names of their sheroes. The players’ choices...
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City Freedoms featured
11
Mar

Dr Miranda Brawn, Jayne-Anne Gadhia DBE & Sam Smethers among the women offered a City Freedom

Over a 100 women will receive the Freedom of the City of London to commemorate the centenary of the Representation of the People Act 1918. The Court of Common Council, the City of London Corporation’s top decision-making body, has today set the final seal of approval upon the Freedoms, paving the way for ceremonies to...
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Gavin Williamson, RAF defence featured
08
Mar

Defence Secretary meets military’s most senior female officer to mark International Women’s Day

The Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has marked International Women’s Day, by meeting the most senior female millitary officer in the Armed Forces. In a double celebration to mark National Apprenticeship Week and International Women’s Day, Williamson visited the Defence College of Technical Training in RAF Cosford. Joined by Air Marshal Sue Gray, together they met...
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Diverse women
08
Mar

The History of International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been observed since 1911 and it celebrates the social, political and economic achievements of women while focusing global attention on areas requiring further action. Below you will find a brief history of International Women’s Day from its inception to present day: 1908 Great unrest and critical debate was occurring amongst women....
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Robert Jenrick featured
08
Mar

“International Women’s Day is a chance for us to celebrate the brilliant women who have shaped the modern world” | The Exchequer Secretary speaks out on the Rose Report

The Exchequer Secretary, Robert Jenrick has spoken out about the findings of today’s Rose Report. Marking International Women’s Day, Jenrick delivered a speech at the Royal Bank of Scotland on the report. Alison Rose, Deputy CEO of NatWest Holdings and CEO, Commercial & Private Banking, has set out the findings and recommendations of the independent...
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WealthiHer logo featured
08
Mar

The WealthiHer Networks launches on International Women’s Day

The WealthiHer Network , a group of change agents from the world of finance, who have come together to drive positive change, championing female investors, entrepreneurs and clients and celebrating the diversity of women’s wealth launches on International Women’s Day. It includes some of the world’s biggest banks and insurers, collaborating to make the financial...
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group of diverse women featured
08
Mar

Fairer, kinder, richer…how women add to the world of work

By Erica Wolfe-Murray I love International Women’s Day for more reasons than I can mention… It highlights both the wonderful things women do, but also reflects how hard life is for many women in societies across the globe clearly reminding us, the lucky ones, just how much there is still to do. IWD gives everyone...
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Women's Future featured
08
Mar

Women’s Future, a global mentoring programme, launches this International Women’s Day

In Diverse Company, an organisation supporting businesses to develop their diversity and inclusion agendas, is launching a global mentoring programme for women; Women’s Future. Women’s Future launches on International Women’s Day – 8th March 2019. It is being kicked off with a series of short, online interactive workshops and also live interviews hosted by Founder,...
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