Every Friday on my business LinkedIn account I celebrate the people who have engaged, motivated, inspired, and generally been positive in the previous week. Last Friday I realised halfway through compiling the list it was just women. It’s not hard to amplify when people do good things. Men, take note.
I was asked to speak at an event and declared my usual caveat about the event being gender balanced to the organisers. They agreed and then started discussing how the panel I’d be on would be organised. It was, unfortunately, going to be a manel so I stopped them and said I’d not be able… Read More A little bit of pressure
You may have noticed there hasn’t been a new episode of Women Talking About Learning recently. It wasn’t planned but we’ve been on a break. Following the Easter holidays we had wi-fi issues at home and trying to work, let alone record podcast episodes was near impossible. So we’ve taken the opportunity to pause. From… Read More Take a break
Integrity doesn’t have an off button.… Read More Integrity
Manel: a panel of experts or participants, for example on a TV quiz show or at a conference, that consists of men only. I saw this tweet the other day: Just what we need, another predominately white manel selling their books via an event. Since I have an interest in the opportunities for women speakers,… Read More Where are the women?