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New Wave of Female Empowerment

In light of the recent allegations plaguing Hollywood and Washington D.C., the problem of sexual assault is now headline news. In the United Kingdom, women are taking their cues from the brave ladies in the US. 50 more words

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UK Supporting Female Entrepreneurs

Empowering females and closing gender gaps in the workplace is critical to enhancing economic productivity.  Across the world, women entrepreneurs are creating jobs, driving innovation, and contributing to the economies and societies in which they live.   61 more words

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Barriers to Female Workplace Leadership

Overall, females are promoted at rates far lower than their male counterparts. According to a study by McKinsey & Company and LeanIn.Org, women in the average U.S. 54 more words

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Women in maritime Asia strengthen their network

A regional conference on women in the maritime sector is taking place in Dili, Timor Leste (6-9 November) under the theme: Transitioning from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals. 84 more words

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Women in Leadership: do we have the power to change anything?

Under the surface, health care leadership is a stagnant pond filled with ever deepening chasms between the two rival schools – clinicians and managers.  Clinical leadership is no longer about advocating for individual patients, especially about expensive interventions and hospital stays where there is little likelihood of these clinical decisions ever being substantiated by research. 326 more words

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Spark 21 Conference: Inspiring and horizon widening

I had the opportunity to go to the Spark 21 Conference today, held at Simmons & Simmons LLP in London, supporting the First 100 year project. 1,463 more words

My Year with Four Female African Presidents: Learning by Example from #Africanwomenleaders Promoting #GenderEquality

As I struggle to come to terms with the current state of gender politics in my own country, I am looking to Africa for inspiration, where many countries are actually making steps to bring women into positions of public leadership. 968 more words

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