Senior level businesswomen and professionals from a wide variety of often male-dominated sectors are being urged to enter the 11th annual First Women Awards, created by Real Business and supported by the CBI.
The nomination submission deadline is Friday 10th April.
The awards are central to the First Women Programme, created to identify and bring together inspirational women from a variety of sectors. There are 12 categories ranging from Public Service and Finance to Science & Technology, with two new categories for 2015 - First Woman in Entrepreneurship and Young Achiever of the Year. [more…]
Dove have some great videos on their YouTube page focussing on real beauty.
For their latest video, Dove set up signs above doors in San Francisco, London, Delhi, Shanghai, and Sao Paulo. One sign said ‘beautiful’ and the other said ‘average’.
Apparently, almost half of women who work in the marketing industry have reportedly experienced sexism at some point. This is according to a recent survey by The Drum.
In this series of 3-4 minute, filmed interviews with high profile women within the marketing industry, we will ask our interviewees, if they have experienced it and if so how they coped.
— Will Corry (@slievemore) March 9, 2015
The Salvation Army has utilised the popularity of 'The Dress' debate to launch a visceral campaign against domestic violence.
The charity has produced an image portraying a young woman covered in bruises, wearing a white and gold version of the dress.
The general trend will come as no surprise, but sometimes a stat can really hammer things home. From Upshot: Fewer women run big companies than men named John. Check out the Glass Ceiling Index.