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  • 5 strong women to stream on screen this International Women’s Day

    27 February 2020

    In her latest column, Courtney Act highlights her favourite females By Courtney Act, as told to Isabella Silvers Feb 21, 2020 Courtney Act / Jaime Lee It's International Women's Day on 8 March, and to celebrate, I'll be looking to some of TV and film's strongest women for inspiration. I'll also be examining which movies and series pass the Bechdel test. To pass, movies and shows need to meet three criteria; first, the piece must contain at least two female characters.

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  • Courage, Creativity And Connection: Key Ingredients In A Confidence Cocktail

    27 February 2020

    Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise and Community Finance at NatWest & RBS Group Damien Walker In this latest edition of Confidence Conversations, the theme of courage again looms large. Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise and Community Finance at NatWest & RBS Group, shares some insights from her 35 years in banking and how she negotiated hurdles and overcame challenges as a woman in very much a man’s world.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • Breaking The VC Glass Ceiling With Microloans To Women

    27 February 2020

    Recent data shows that companies with at least one female founder received just 18% of the venture capital injected into the startup economy. The percentage of VC dollars dedicated to all-female founded teams was less than 2% in 2018. The fact that a glass ceiling exists when it comes to VC funding is undeniable. FINCA Ventures aims to change that.

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    Read the full article at Forbes Welcome
  • Generation Equality: Four Ways to Accelerate Progress

    27 February 2020

    Generation Equality: Four Ways to Accelerate Progress Generation Equality: Four Ways to Accelerate Progress Opinion by Jemimah Njuki ( nairobi ) Thursday, February 20, 2020 Inter Press Service NAIROBI, Feb 20 (IPS) - The global gender community will meet in New York in March to review progress on gender equality and women's empowerment in the 25 years since the Beijing declaration.

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    Read the full article at Global Issues
  • Why every professional should recruit a personal board of advisers

    20 February 2020

    This group of advisers has been shown to help professionals achieve greater career success, including promotions, raises, and increased opportunities.

    During my senior year of college, I launched my first business, an online community for employers to recruit entry-level professionals. I sought guidance from a family friend.

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    Read the full article at Fast Company
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