Karen Gill

Entries by Karen Gill

Let's Go for Gold on Sporting Diversity

(0) Comments | Posted 9 August 2013 | (16:24)

We have some of the best sportswomen in the world. From Tanni Grey-Thompson to Jessica Ennis, Ellen MacArthur to Virginia Wade, to name just a handful. All achieving fantastic success and some of the most inspiring role models we have, who...

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Helping Others and Helping Yourself

(0) Comments | Posted 28 February 2013 | (17:06)

We were thrilled to have Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, CEO of EL Rothschild, speaking at our latest everywomanClub event about The Henry Jackson Initiative for Inclusive Capitalism. 'Towards a More Inclusive Capitalism' is seeking solutions to the problems that still exist resulting from the global...

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Female Middle Managers: The Engine Room of the Economy

(2) Comments | Posted 11 January 2013 | (23:00)

It seems barely a day goes by without a news item on the number of women on boards. Whether it's the EU looking to introduce quotas for female representation, or news of a FTSE 100 female CEO stepping down, we are bombarded with news of women...

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It's Time to Get Personal

(0) Comments | Posted 18 May 2012 | (10:12)

Cranfield School of Management is releasing a report later this month which will review what impact the voluntary code drawn up by the UK's leading headhunters last year has had on recruitment decisions in the boardroom. The code pledged to look harder for female candidates, and set diversity...

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Bolstering Female Talent Pipeline Will Change the Game

(1) Comments | Posted 7 March 2012 | (23:00)

An interesting topic of discussion came up at our most recent everywomanClub event last week. Many of our members work in male dominated industries and when the topic of when women should play the game at work, i.e. follow the rules established by a male way of doing...

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For Career Success in 2012 Women Must Make Networking a Priority

(1) Comments | Posted 10 January 2012 | (13:04)

The New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the year that's just passed and decide what you want to achieve in the year ahead. Whether you're the type to make New Year's resolutions or not, January is the ideal time to set goals to work towards.

The sorts...

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Yes to Business Mentors, but Let's Up the Ante

(1) Comments | Posted 15 November 2011 | (22:00)

There has been a lot of talk on how to generate much needed growth. Our economy holds on with its fingernails as other global economies face meltdown. So it was good news that the Home Secretary has just announced some significant and practical support to encourage more women into enterprise....

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I'm Not Waiting. Are You?

(1) Comments | Posted 21 September 2011 | (11:01)

Right from the justifiably strong title, the Equalities and Human Rights Commission 'Sex and Power 2011' report made compelling reading this summer. For all the talk of glass ceilings over the past few decades, we are still 70 years from where we should be on delivering equality in the workplace....

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Challenging and changing mindsets only way to drive change for women

(4) Comments | Posted 16 August 2011 | (17:51)

Change is in the air. The status of women and gender equality in the workplace is firmly on the news agenda and we must seize this chance to push for real change now.

I've just been reading about Kat Baynard's work at UK Feminista, which is helping to lead a...

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