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  • August 22, 2016

    Too fat for TV?!

    Last Wednesday, the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) suspended 8 of its female news anchors for being overweight. Local media reported that ERTU gave the women one month to lose weight (with paid leave) and said they could return to work when they had an “appropriate appearance”. (Photo Credit: https://goo.gl/sq2Ads) Female anchors were the only ones removed from their posts, which […]

  • June 10, 2014

    Girls, Careers and the Baby Race

    Tick tock, tick tock… Is that my biological clock ticking? According to Location, Location, Location’s Kirstie Allsopp I should be sitting up straight and taking notice. In a recent interview, the TV host and property expert had some rather perplexing views on women, having children and marriage: ‘I don’t have a girl, but if I […]

  • June 8, 2014

    Afro and Me

    For the past 2 years I have been making the transition from having relaxed hair* and wearing weaves ** to wearing braids *** with my natural hair protected underneath. It has been such a challenging time as I am someone who LOVES wearing a weave and relaxing my hair because it is easier to manage […]

  • May 29, 2014

    5 Life Lessons from Dr Maya Angelou

    On Wednesday 28th May 2014 Dr. Maya Angelou passed away at the age of 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In what is truly a huge loss to the world we remember her 5 best life lessons that she left for us women to take with us on our own personal journey’s. 1. […]

  • May 18, 2014

    Our next event: Wednesday 2nd July 2014: Hosted at Teach First

    Our second event of the year will be held on Wednesday 2nd July 2014 hosted by Teach First at their plush offices at 4 More London Riverside.  Our fabulous line up is: Tami Hoffman, Interviews Editor at Sky News Ndidi Okezie, Executive Director at Teach First Katrina Arnold, Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Global Banking […]

  • May 18, 2014

    Girls Talk London Meets Nicky McGroarty, Head of Supply Chain, 02

    I recently sat down with Nicky McGroarty, Head of Supply Chain at 02 where she spoke openly about her successful career as one of the few female senior leaders at one of the biggest technology companies in the world. Nicky spoke about her first job at The Burton Group, gaining a CIMA qualification whilst pregnant, […]

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