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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, […]

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 […]

14 September 2020

The Female Quotient is set on advancing women to advance equality. One way they are doing this is by  connecting women through hosting virtual dinner parties in over 60 countries. Creating opportunities to network and have open conversations, the FQ is unlocking the value of women. At 6:30pm on 10th September the FQ hosted the […]

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 […]

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. […]

14 August 2020

According to a recent study by McKinsey (Women in the Workplace 2018) women remain underrepresented. This is particularly true in tech industries where only about 20% of Tech Jobs are Held by Women (Small Biz Trends:Women in technology statistics) and a lack of female mentors could be playing a part in inspiring the youth of today. I (Dawn […]

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

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 […]

5 August 2020

Hannah Baker, Head of Marketing at The Marketing Store on the importance of focusing on actions, not words when it comes to committing to drive change. I hesitate to start this piece claiming that it’s ‘never been more important to be an ally’, because standing up against injustice, platforming oppressed voices and dedicating time to […]

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