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WOMBA Interview: Dido Harding

Our friends at WOMBA caught up with CEO of TalkTalk, Dido Harding. She shares her thoughts and experiences of balancing being a mum and a CEO. She talks about being authentic at work, what makes a great leader as well as diversity and inclusion, and the impact...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (10)
Who’s to blame for the lack of women in tech?

Scalding article on why it is companies not schools and universities, that should be blamed for the lack of women in tech. Read the article on The Guardian. What do you think? Join the conversation on LinkedIn....

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (9)
WLN Spotlight: Claire Greenwood

High on the agenda for further education professionals is the challenge of encouraging more girls and women into Science and Engineering. Claire Greenwood, currently working as a Divisional Business Manager at Land & Water Services explains why she went into the construction industry and how opportunities for...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (8)
WLN Spotlight: Erin Cameron

High on the agenda for further education professionals is the challenge of encouraging more girls and women into Science and Engineering. Erin Cameron explains how the London 2012 Olympic development inspired her, what its like to work on Crossrail and how having a female mentor...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (5)
The Engineering Gap

When Dawn Bonfield, the former chief executive of the Women's Engineering Society, ran a stand recently at a big military airshow, she was in for a shock. There were around 900 Brownies amongst the crowd and Ms Bonfield recounts, "I'm saying to all these girls, 'Do...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (6)
How does Iceland manage to be the most “equal” country in the World?

In 1975 25,000 women went on domestic and professional strike in Iceland to prove how indispensable they were, within 5 years they had the world’s first democratically elected female president. Since the 1970s women in Iceland have continued to fight for equal rights and they’re getting...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (7)
No such thing as an “average” student?

Harvard Professor Todd Rose suggests there is no such thing as an ”average” student and that a one size fits all education limits our students. He advocates a personalised learning journey but how could this possibly be delivered? An interesting read for anyone interested in...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (3)
[VIDEO] How Inequality Starts Before Birth

11th October was International Day of the Girl. This short animation articulates the global inequalities that girls and women experience even before they are born: ...

Bouncing Forward- Resilience is a key skill for all leaders, particularly in times of personal and professional change and resource constraints. (4)
Is Maternity Leave bad for your Career?

One of the UK's leading business women and chair of the IOD has claimed long maternity breaks are bad for women's careers in this interview with the Telegraph. Coming a month after a Common's report called for better rights for expectant mothers and in the...