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    Five minutes with Laura Bates: ‘Women bear children’ is not an excuse

Five minutes with Laura Bates: ‘Women bear children’ is not an excuse

Why have we built a society in which that prevents women from progressing in their careers?

Laura Bates rose to prominence in 2012 when she founded the Everyday Sexism Project, a website that collects women’s daily experiences of gender inequality. Since then she has published two books (Everyday Sexism, 2014; and Girl Up, 2016) and given a number of talks about […]

Five tips for LGBT+ inclusive communications at work

To mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on 17 May, Hayley Reed sensitises the readers to the need for appropriate language, avoiding unnecessary divisions and respecting self-identification in the workplace.

 

 

Understanding how being LGBT+ affects an individual’s experience of the workplace will help you improve your skills as a line manager. It is not uncommon for […]

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    Five minutes with Sophie Walker: Women, equality, and doing politics differently

Five minutes with Sophie Walker: Women, equality, and doing politics differently

Founded in March 2015, by October the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) had a manifesto and by April 2016 a membership of over 45,000, including registered supporters. In the upcoming elections Sophie Walker, party leader, is running for London Mayor and WEP candidates are standing for the British assemblies. In an interview with editors, Artemis Photiadou and Luke Temple, Sophie outlines how WEP hopes to set […]

An exhibition displaying women’s role in promoting peace

The Library’s spring exhibition draws on its iconic collections to explore the theme of women, war and peace to coincide with the launch of the new teaching programme at the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at LSE writes Dr Gillian Murphy of LSE’s library. 

War has devastating consequences both for men and for women. Historically, armed conflicts highlight underlying […]

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    To fight the slow pace of gender equality in the workplace, attack the root cause

To fight the slow pace of gender equality in the workplace, attack the root cause

Culturally the masculine way of doing things have often been the accepted norm and the feminine counterpart has been consistently neglected. This imbalance is deep rooted and addressing this is crucial, particularly in workplaces writes Caroline Turner.

McKinsey reveals in its annual Women Matter reports that even companies doing all the “right things” to achieve gender diversity get disappointing results. […]

Exciting events in June by LSE POWER for LSE staff

LSE POWER have organised two exciting events for LSE staff – a workshop on professional networking skills by Sue Tonks on 5 June and a social media workshop by Amy Mollett and Sonja Grussendorf on 10 June. Book soon – places are limited!

June 1st, 2015|Events|0 Comments|

The Audacity of Race: How colour-blind are our ‘seats of learning’?

Following on from our discussion last term where we explored the lived experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) academic and professional services staff in Higher Education, the second part of our conversation series will focus on the discourses of identity related to the career trajectories of BME academics in the UK. The session will take place on Monday 16 March, 12.30pm.

March 12th, 2015|Events|0 Comments|

LGBT History Month at LSE

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month takes place across the UK every year in February. It celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. LSE Spectrum, the LSE network for LGBT staff, has some events taking place later this month.

The Audacity of Race: Dismantling the norms of the professional landscape at LSE

The first of a three part conversation series on the lived experiences of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) academic and professional services staff will take place on Monday 8 December, 12.30-2pm.

December 3rd, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

New equality and diversity sessions this term!

Want to learn more about equality and diversity and what it means in the workplace? There’s a range of equality and diversity sessions coming up for LSE staff in the next few weeks – make sure you book your place!

November 14th, 2014|Events|0 Comments|

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