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Gender at Work: Women on NHS Boards, Working Towards 50:50

Fiona Edwards from the Surrey and Border Partnership NHS Foundation Trust spoke to us about the presence of women on NHS Boards.

Understanding Imposter Syndrome: Challenging Learnt Behaviours

This article outlines what imposter syndrome is, how it affects women, and what can be done in the workplace and wider society to tackle it.

Gender at Work: Barriers and Solutions for Gender Equality in the Workplace

Felicia Willow spoke at the Achieving Gender Equality in the Workplace Conference, 2021 about the current barriers and solutions for gender equality in the workplace.

The Hampton-Alexander Review: Defining Progress for Women in Leadership

The Hampton-Alexander Review is a business-led framework for improving gender diversity at work. This article will consider the progress of women in leadership roles recorded by the Hampton-Alexander Review.

‘We Cannot Tackle Racism Without an Intersectional Approach’: Interview With Cllr Sharon Thompson

Inequality is often understood from a perspective that categorises different marginalised groups, sometimes dividing their experiences and neglecting to see the cross over between multiple identities. In this interview, we discuss the need for change with Cllr Sharon Thompson of Birmingham City Council.

How Can We Encourage Men to Interrupt Sexism at Work?

We can’t rely on individuals alone to dismantle sexism; we must also change the fabric of our organisations. This article will outline what prevents men from speaking up against sexism at work and how this can be tackled.

Being a Gender Champion in your Workplace

A quick guide on being a workplace gender champion from the EHRC and Working Families.

Overcoming Barriers for Ethnic Minority Candidates Entering the Workplace

BME individuals make up only 10% of the workforce and hold only 6% of top management positions. Racial inequality in the workplace can be a key deterrent to ethnic minority candidates. Rupa Mooker, of the Law Society of Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Committee, discussed the need for visible role models to inspire young people.

Sue Liburd Discusses the Women at Work Agenda

We interviewed Sue Liburd, an award-winning businesswoman, mentor, leadership strategist, and chair of several senior business leadership forums on the progress needed to advance the women at work agenda.

Exploring the Effectiveness of Unconscious Bias Training

Rupa Mooker, Business Director, People and Development at McRoberts Law Firm and member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Equality and Diversity Committee, shares her views on why UBT should be a minimum requirement in diversity and inclusion training.

Creating a More Inclusive Recruitment Process

This article explores measures that can be taken to encourage a diverse and inclusive recruitment process.

Positive Changes: How Covid-19 has Accelerated Change for Women in Work

Caroline Waters OBE, Interim Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission shares her insights on how the pandemic has brought about positive change for working women.

Creating Effective Networks for Women to Share Support and Mentorship

Following negative staff feedback, the Environment Agency decided to take action on gender inclusivity, introducing the Women’s Network in 2010. The agency focused on diversifying the ranks and creating a safe space for all employees to thrive, this case study looks at if the network has been a success.

How Can We Support Aspiring Female Leaders?

Gender stereotypes are responsible for a large majority of workplace bias. This article explores the perceived barriers to women's progression and the support that employers can provide.

Women in Public Sector Leadership: Achieving Equal Representation of Women in Power and Decision Making

Sam Smethers, Chief Executive of The Fawcett Society, spoke at Women in Public Sector Leadership 2020. She discussed what should be done to achieve equal representation for women.

Women in Public Sector Leadership: Key Factors That Facilitate and Catalyse Inclusion in the Workplace

Nuzhat Ali, Chair of the Civil Service Muslim Network spoke about the factors for success in creating inclusive workplaces at Women in Public Sector Leadership 2020.

Women in Public Sector Leadership: How the Environment Agency set up Networks For Women

Staff networks are a recognised way of empowering minority groups and changing culture in the workplace Claire Bell of the Environment Agency discussed her experience of setting up a staff network for women.

Women in Public Sector Leadership: 7 Tips to Attain Leadership in a Male-Dominated Sector

Detective Sergeant Janet Hills, of the Metropolitan Black Police Association shares her experiences and advice as a female leader in a traditionally male dominated sector.

Women in Public Sector Leadership: Harnessing Emotional Intelligence to Communicate Effectively and Manage Conflict

Katherine Graham is Co-Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of CMP Resolutions, spoke at Women in Public Sector Leadership 2020 about harnessing emotional intelligence to communicate effectively and manage conflict.

The Successes of Oracle Women’s Leadership Initiative

Oracle Women’s Leadership is an initiative that unites employees for the empowerment of women. This case study examines how Oracle has worked towards creating an inclusive workplace culture.