Women of Influence

You may feel entitled to a male Dr Who, but you’re not

You may feel entitled to a male Dr Who, but you’re not

by Kate Baldwin Entitlement is a challenge for us all. We all have our expectations for having things in a certain way that we’ve grown accustomed. And we don’t like when those things are taken away. The latest explosion of entitled angry white men has been around the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the next Dr Who. A role, which […]

by · 18th July 2017 · Women of Influence, Blog
Why More Women Should Consider a Career at the Commercial Bar

Why More Women Should Consider a Career at the Commercial Bar

Christianah Babajide is a second-year law student at The City Law School. She runs a law blog called Lawcommonroom. You can connect with her via LinkedIn. She attended Atkin Chambers Women in Law event, and gives us her views below: The Bar Council  research shows that 57% of mothers at the Bar are primary carers, compared with only 4% of fathers […]

by · 7th March 2017 · Women of Influence
The Fight For Gender Equality

The Fight For Gender Equality

  Christianah Babajide is a second-year law student at The City Law School. She runs a law blog called Lawcommonroom. You can connect with her via LinkedIn. She attended our Women of Influence Conference, and gives us her views below: On the 21st of January 2017, the same day as the woman’s march, I attended the Women of Influence Conference […]

by · 24th January 2017 · Women of Influence
The Wonder of Women in the World of Work

The Wonder of Women in the World of Work

Before tomorrow’s Women of Influence Conference at the Army and Navy Club, Parliament Street Chief Operating Officer, Clare Ambrosino discusses the ideas that inspired her to create the Women of Influence initiative . Why women need to join together to ensure that their voice is heard in the boardroom With so many powerful women in key roles, May and Merkel, Sandberg […]

by · 20th January 2017 · Women of Influence
It’s time for conservatives to reclaim feminism

It’s time for conservatives to reclaim feminism

By Charlotte Chase; Bow Group Member and Co-Founder of Generation Conservative Recent coverage of the Conservative Party Conference reminded me of the early days of Margaret Thatcher’s premiership. Both the rhetoric surrounding this country’s first woman Prime Minister and its second (both conservative it is importantly noted) have many similarities. Whilst they were equally credited with emitting a strong, capable […]

by and · 13th October 2016 · Women of Influence
Parliament Street announces Women of Influence Conference

Parliament Street announces Women of Influence Conference

Parliament Street, one of the UK’s leading think tanks, is to host a major Women of Influence Conference in London. The event, which will take place on Saturday January 21st at the prestigious Army and Navy Club, will include panel discussions and speeches from leading women in law, new media, politics and the technology industry. Announcing the conference, Georgia Toffolo, […]

It’s time to STEM male dominance of the tech industry

It’s time to STEM male dominance of the tech industry

By Kate Baldwin Drawing more investment in technology than that of any other European country in 2016, there is no question that the UK is a global force in technology. Yet, women remain sorely underrepresented in the industry. Just under one quarter of the tech industry workforce are women, compared to 47% of workers as a whole – and one […]

The Changing Face of ‘Women in Business’

The Changing Face of ‘Women in Business’

By Sofia Geraghty When you hear the term ‘women in business’, it is likely that your mind will conjure up the image of a women with an inhumanly tight bun, wearing a pristine black suit and 8 inch stilettos, standing with her arms folded sassily across her chest. The sort of woman that can silence a room (and probably melt […]

by · 13th January 2017 · Women of Influence
My New Years’ Resolution

My New Years’ Resolution

by Georgia Toffolo It is no secret that the majority of resolutions, made with the best of intentions on January 1st , end up pretty much forgotten by the month’s end. No wonder, when you have to deal with the horror that is January, giving up the things you love the most is enough to drive anyone insane. So perhaps, […]

by · 6th January 2017 · Women of Influence