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power
14
Dec

A guide to votes for women | How women rose to power

On this day 100 years ago in 1918, the Parliament (Qualification of Women) Act was passed which allowed women to become MPs for the first time – allowing them to sit and vote in the House of Commons. This year, also marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. In 1918, the government also passed the...
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Power to promotion
18
Jun

27/06/2018 – Power to Promotion

Date/Time: 27/06/2018 @ 6.30pm-9pm Location: WeWork South Bank Central, London SE1 I was in my mid-30s, outwardly successful, but totally burnt out in my corporate career which caused me to lose my confidence. I had lost all my energy and sense of purpose. I was treated with a lack of respect, as a woman, at...
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23
Apr

Positions of power in every sector of society are dominated by men

Positions of power in every sector of society are dominated by men, according to new research. Through its new Sex and Power Index, the Fawcett Society has revealed the extent of male-dominated power positions in 2018. The Index reveals that women make up just six per cent of FTSE 100 CEOs; 16.7 per cent of...
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03
Apr

25/04/2018 – Women In Management – Be Respected & Valued in Your Career

Power to Promotion – Be Respected & Valued in Your Career Date: 25/04/2018 @ 18:30pm to 21:00pm Location: WeWork South Bank Central, London SE1 I was in my mid-30s, outwardly successful, but totally burnt out in my corporate career. I had lost all my energy and sense of purpose. I was treated with a lack of...
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Queen Elizabeth II
01
Mar

The Queen named as the most powerful person in London

Queen Elizabeth II has been named as the most powerful person in London, according to the London Power List 100.  The inaugural list named the Queen as most powerful, with media mogul Rupert Murdoch and former England captain, David Beckham coming in second and third. The LondonPower100 list aims to celebrate the 100 most influential...
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confident-working-women-featured
28
Feb

The growing power of women

Gender equality seems so obvious to me so I can’t really comprehend in this day and age why it is still an issue. From a very young age, I have only ever seen women as equal to men. My Nan was a very successful lady who worked in research, a professional marketing service and before...
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05
Dec

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg warns of backlash against women in the workplace

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, has warned of a backlash against women in the workplace. Following the recent sexual harassment allegations from many high-profile companies and figures, Sandberg said she had heard ‘rumblings’ about a reluctance to hire women. She said male leaders may be reluctant to hire female employees because they did...
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06
Nov

Ben Affleck: “More women need to be pushed to power”

Ben Affleck has spoken out about the sexual harassment accusations in the entertainment industry, promising to be ‘part of the solution’. The Justice League actor told the Associated Press that the Weinstein, Toback and Hoffman allegations have made him evaluate his own behaviour. He told the publication it was important for two things to happen:...
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