Putting Women In Boxes #bindersfullofwomen

I live in Britain and I set the alarm clock for 2am to watch the second Presidential debate. It was certainly worth hauling myself out of my warm bed during a cold and rainy night…

Go Julia Go. If only Thatcher had done this.

Contrast this show of female assertiveness with Margaret Thatcher’s words that feminism had done nothing for her. 

How About Getting Women Onboard In The First Place?

The concept of  ‘ Women On Boards’ is about as alien a prospect to most ordinary working mothers as is the thought that our social and economic system will recognise having children as a public…

Ann Romney Was Mimicking Margaret Thatcher

Given the furore that has arisen over Ann Romney’s speech at the Republican Convention this week one could be forgiven for thinking that what she had to say was novel. It was not. Twenty four…

Life Coaching Session at Powerhouse UK

Fancy doing something empowering during the Paralympics? Come and join us at Powerhouse for a life coaching session. Experience the buzz of the games with us. Are you 1. An open minded person 2. Willing…

The Joy and Challenges of Running A Charity for the Disabled

 Every once in a while something comes along which gives one a rare opportunity to celebrate. It may seem as if the celebrations have stopped now that the Olympics is over but I feel that there…

The Price of Dinner During a US Election

Every four years when the American election takes place I am constantly stunned by the amount of money that is spent on fundraising. So it was when Mitt Romney and Michele Obama came to London…

The ‘visibility’ of a Working Mother

Flexible working and part-time working are fantastic models of employment which allows mothers to combine their professional and personal lives but if one is hankering after climbing the career ladder then ‘visibility’ in the workplace…

Is Pamela Anderson Really A Feminist?

Most feminists would probably answer in the negative to the question I have posed but, interestingly, Pamela Anderson considers herself to be one. The question was asked of her in the context of the nude…

I HAVEN’T Read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Not a day goes by without a newspaper or magazine carrying an article about ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. For the amount of publicity this book has received I have only seen one woman reading it…

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