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1 February 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has all but eradicated the traditional definitions of working that dictated our lives. With many of us taking zoom calls in our slippers, pausing meetings to accept grocery deliveries, and trying to juggle working commitments with homeschooling, the way we work has adapted to fit around the rest of our lives. But […]

18 January 2021

After nearly a year of being isolated, locked down, and socially distanced, we as a society have missed out on countless networking opportunities, and the chance to build real human connections. Despite these pandemic restrictions, Northern Power Women have been working to digitally recreate these stages for empowerment and collaboration with their 12-week mentor programme.  In December of 2020, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

11 August 2020

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times For Cecilia Pearson, founder and CEO of Birmingham-based Babypalooza, an important next personal and professional step is to invest in Black women who are establishing businesses—just as others made investments in her. “I had to learn a lot of my lessons the hard way, and I would love to be […]

10 August 2020

By John Choi,  Unitu’s communication officer, is a final-year student at University College London (UCL). He was an elected Course Representative and then Lead Department Representative for the Faculty of Laws, and has won the UCL Students’ Union Academic Rep of the Year Award 2019 and 2020. September is soon upon us and universities must […]

10 August 2020

2020 has been a weird year, there’s no doubt about it. I’ve heard mixed opinions, particularly when it comes to working. For some, furlough has felt like one long holiday: beers, sitting in the garden and still getting paid. For others, it’s resulted in a loss of belonging, as well as incomprehensible stress, particularly with […]

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