What better place to celebrate 100 years since some women first gained the vote than by running a workshop in Aldeburgh, the home of Millicent Fawcett who was instrumental to this hard-won right. Delighted as ever to be running workshops – my favourite kind of… Read More »Women, Aldeburgh and the Vote – a workshop with the Britten Pears Foundation
Here I am discussing the pay gap at the BBC with Richard Madeley on Talk Radio In January 2018. It was a great interview, Richard was really engaged in the subject as you will hear.
2018 brings another celebration – 100 years since the Representation of People Act which gave women over 30 the right to vote on equal terms as men. In November 2017 I ran a workshop at the Fawcett Society annual conference looking at how we could… Read More »100 years of women’s votes
I was delighted to be on the committee for helping to celebrate this remarkable woman. We held a series of events across the year including: ‘The Garrett family on Aldeburgh Council’ by Richard Marson. ‘Shake the Chains’ concert at Snape Maltings ‘Millicent Garrett-Fawcett; the… Read More »Celebrating Britain’s first woman doctor – Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
It was fantastic to be involved in the project during my time at Fawcett and I am so pleased to see it published. It is an incredible in depth report looking at women in local government from councillors to staff. It is such an in… Read More »Does Local Government Work for Women?
Here I am on Woman’s Hour talking about the impact of the Autumn Statement 2015 on women on behalf of the Women’s Budget Group. Have a listen here!
In February I took part in a 2.5 day innovation process to help Oxfam come up with some great ideas for how to solve women’s poverty. It was amazing, exhausting and emotional. You can see me in my various states of dress in this video… Read More »Oxfam Social Innovation Boost
Whoop! Pretty excited about the Gender Equality Charter being launched on 10 March 2016… It’s been a year of consulting and talking, learning, persuading but I think this is pretty cool. Here is the press release from LBBD or you can read more here. An… Read More »London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Gender Equality Charter Launch
Sorry, this is about 7 months late! In the absence of the fabulous Kirsty Styles, I took over the Weekly Economics podcast to talk to economics guru and my buddy Sarah Lyall about why working a shorter working week would be good for the economy.… Read More »Interviewing Sarah Lyall from the New Economics Foundation about the shorter working week