• July 28, 2014

    Queen Bee Syndrome

    Imagine you’re a bee. Oh come on, play along. Imagine you’re a bee, wafting around in all your yellow and blackness, annoying a few people, landing on a few flowers and vibrating in a generally irritating, buzzy kind of way. At the end of the evening, off you fly on your merry way to the […]

  • July 10, 2014

    Highlights of our 2nd event of the year @ Teach First

    Forgot to take any notes? Too busy grabbing onto every bit of inspiration you could? We don’t blame you! So we’ve helpfully prepared a handy selection of advice from our panellists to help you succeed in your goals. OUR PANEL -Katrina Arnold- Success is… Being independent     -Ndidi Okezie- Success is… Leaving a lasting […]

  • June 19, 2014

    Lupita Nyong’o Lands Vogue Cover

    Lupita Nyong’o and her star status has just landed on another level with her being on the cover of fashion bible VOGUE! Lupita looks absolutely gorgeous in the American edition with her natural hair wearing this gorgeous purple and red Prada dress from their 2014 Fall collection. Lupita talks to the magazine about her mind […]

  • June 11, 2014

    Julie Nyamande: Her Race for life

    Phenomenal women do not come around every day and I felt that I had to share the inspirational story of Julie Nyamande, Wife and Mother of Amelia aged 7 years and Ethan 7 months who at 32 whilst pregnant with her second child Ethan at 36 weeks was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Julie is my […]

  • 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 […]

  • June 5, 2014

    Momentum Mentoring Scheme at Citi & State Street: Applications now open!

    Are you a bright, talented young woman considering a future career in banking and finance? Are you going to be starting your second or penultimate year at university after this summer? If so, we are excited to announce a brand new initiative for you! The Momentum Mentoring Scheme is a unique programme aiming to provide female […]

  • June 1, 2014

    The Fear of being different

    I stumbled across the above picture a while back and it made me think about the many opportunities that I have missed out on because of the fears I have faced. The fear to be different is probably the biggest one I have faced and is something that many young girls and women deal with […]