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Here you will find some a selection of articles that we have found of interest in the press. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword! Come back regularly to keep reading!

  • Seven Deadly Myths About Women in Business

    14 March 2017

    Women are a force to be reckoned with in the business world: they run billion dollar companies, they are entrepreneurs and they are innovators.

    So why are women still subject to many of the same old stereotypes that our mothers and grandmothers faced decades ago? In this article we tackle the seven most prominent and insidious myths still making the rounds today - and offer a few expert comebacks to help combat these untruths.

  • Connecting start-ups and corporates to stimulate innovation by realising that “everything is possible” – Véronique Trang, Consultant and Project Manager

    16 February 2017

    Véronique Trang is a freelance consultant and project manager who helps large corporates and start-ups experiment collaborations – she is currently contracting as a senior manager at the Unilever Foundry, the Unilever platform that connects Unilever brands and innovative tech start-ups.

    Read the source article at Womanthology

  • This is what work-life balance looks like at a company with 100% retention of moms

    18 October 2016

    When Phil Graves, a father of three young girls, worked for Deloitte, his days looked a lot like those of many working professionals. He left before the kids were up to commute to work in San Francisco. He raced through his day, and dashed home to make the bedtime crush: bath, bedtime stories, a few sweet snuggles before lights out for the kids, dinner with his wife and a flurry of emails before bed.

    “All my quality time with my daughters was on weekends,” he said.

    Read the source article at qz.com

  • The Gender Pay Gap Only Gets Worse As Women Grow Older | Huffington Post

    18 October 2016

    Women earn less than men at every stage in their careers, but the gender pay gap is at its widest when a woman hits 50, according to a new analysis of official UK statistics by the Trades Union Councils. The TUC reports that a woman working full-time would be paid £85,040 ($103,761 in U.S. dollars) less during the course of this decade than a full-time man. Similar findings are also true in the United States.

    Read the source article at Huffington Post

  • Closing the pay gap is more important than meeting targets and quotas

    12 October 2016

    Why, you ask? The answer is simple.

    Housing affordability for single women is a key reason why the government and business leaders need to take affirmative action on the issue of Australia’s pay gap.

    The ultimate dream for many Australian families is still to own a one-acre block of land. To accommodate this, we have witnessed rapid urban sprawl around many capital cities.

    Read the source article at Women's agenda

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