If you happened to catch my last blog, you will already know that on the 22nd of February 2014 I will begin my expedition to the summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, in aid of the women's health charity, Wellbeing of Women.
This is a question that has often crossed my mind, because, over the years, I've met and worked with so many capable and inspiring females. I'm certain there are lots of women want to be on boards but somehow their talents have yet to be firmly recognised.
Last week I had the pleasure of being part of a very special event. Julian Fellowes, the hugely-gifted writer behind Downton Abbey, joined the Wellbeing of Women team for a coffee morning in Parliament's River Room.
Statistics show that one in three women over the age of 30 will suffer with some kind of incontinence. This is not a condition of the elderly; it is something that will probably affect you or the woman sitting next to you at some time in your life.