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What I’ve Learned about being a Female Leader

What I’ve Learned about being a Female Leader

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In the early years of my career I wore navy pinstriped trouser suits to my job working in a City law firm, worrying a lot about whether I fitted in. The rules have changed now, and so have I. I’ve always loved colourful clothes, bold prints and dresses and high heels. That’s just who I am. If it makes you feel confident and comfortable, wear it.

INCLUSION IN THE CHARITY SECTOR: WHY DO WE NEED IT?

INCLUSION IN THE CHARITY SECTOR: WHY DO WE NEED IT?

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We are the charity sector. Surely our values and principles are sound, and we can sleep tight at night. Well, the sector may think its values and principles are sound, but what about its behaviour?

Becoming Bombproof

Becoming Bombproof

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By Anj Handa You’re bombproof. Like one of those police horses trained not to flinch. This was a comment made recently by someone I’ve worked with. It’s true that I’m… Read more

How to be Inclusive when you have Zero Budget

How to be Inclusive when you have Zero Budget

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COME ON IN, WE’RE AWESOME By Anj Handa Before we begin, an admission. My heading was designed to draw you – in because you can and should be inclusive, no… Read more

A scientific conference invited only women on stage. Then came the backlash

A scientific conference invited only women on stage. Then came the backlash

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by Rebecca Robbins SAN FRANCISCO — The organizers wanted to do something different with their new meeting, as a corrective to what frustrated them about the usual scientific gatherings. And… Read more

RenewableUK vows to have 30% women speakers at events

RenewableUK vows to have 30% women speakers at events

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by Laura Edgar First Published 8 March, 2018 On International Women’s Day (8 March), the trade body for wind, wave and tidal energy industries RenewableUK pledged to ensure that at… Read more

List of charity speakers ‘who are not white and male’ published

List of charity speakers ‘who are not white and male’ published

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First published: 10 Apr 2018 Mandy Johnson, the chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition, has published a list of non-male charity sector conference speakers. Johnson drew up her initial… Read more

Why am I doing this?

Why am I doing this?

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A little while ago I made the difficult decision to step down from the Committee of Charity Women. Charity Women is a brilliant group of people who are trying to address… Read more