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3 November 2020

If the coronavirus pandemic has achieved anything, it has been to highlight and reinforce the societal inequalities that prevent marginalised groups from feeling seen, heard and understood. With the murder of George Floyd at the start of the summer, and the global outcries to end racially motivated injustices in the US and the UK, it […]

7 October 2020

2020 has drastically changed people’s lives. Amidst zoom quizzes, home schooling and NHS clapping, lockdown also enabled a period of reflection; a re-evaluation of what it is that we truly miss and don’t miss when the building blocks of our routines are disassembled and rearranged into a new and unfamiliar pattern. Northern Power Women have […]

3 September 2020

Rising Stars Lockdown Report North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality in the workplace www.nwblt.co.uk @nwblt North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality […]

2 September 2020

Navigating the race and gender divide with Mary Agbesanwa From her position as a Management Consultant at PwC UK, Mary Agbesanwa strongly believes that “if you can’t see it, you can’t be it” when it comes to helping young professionals believe in their abilities to grow within a business. After being named as the number one Future […]

1 September 2020

Covid 19 is increasing inequality – and our economy won’t cope by Simone Roche MBE Our Northern Power Women community has been discussing the stark reality of life and work right now. The mood is less optimistic than before, but we haven’t lost momentum. And, believe me, this country is going to need people like […]

26 August 2020

By Sophie Yantian ULaw Leeds and Sheffield campus dean Matt Tomlinson highlights the opportunities available to students in the northern city regions and shares his advice on securing a TC amid the COVID crisis ULaw Leeds and Sheffield campus dean Matt Tomlinson Yorkshire has long been a thriving legal hub in the North. As businesses increasingly […]

25 August 2020

What is an inclusive wellbeing strategy ‘Wellbeing’ is often used as a blanket term for things that promote employee mental health. An inclusive wellbeing strategy means a lot of different things, but mostly it just means a wellbeing strategy that works for everyone. In order to achieve this, companies should make sure their wellbeing strategy […]

14 August 2020

Andreas Heinecke is challenging prejudice with his immersive exhibitions, including giving visitors a chance to experience life in total darkness with a blind guide Andreas Heinecke is one of those people you hear about who rise with the dawn. “I get up early, most of the time between 4am and 6am, because I like to […]

14 August 2020

From political superpowers to tech titans, Forbes’ 2017 ranking of the “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” runs the gamut of everyone from Oprah Winfrey and Ivanka Trump to Angela Merkel and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg. Ranging in age from 92 (Queen Elizabeth II) to 28 (Taylor Swift), it’s clear no two women are the same. […]

11 August 2020

By Marina Gerner, 10th August 2020 An aversion amongst male venture capitalists to talk about vaginas is belittling a whole generation of female entrepreneurs “I walked into this room, and there were probably about 30 men in their late 50s and 60s – all white hair,” says Colette Courtion, founder of Seattle-based health and wellness […]

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