@SarahLonglands 1918 was a good year for women and democracy. The Representation of the People Act was passed in February enabling some women (over the age of 30) and all men to have the vote for the first time. Later on that year, parliament voted to allow women to stand as candidates and be elected as MPs. Women had been able to stand as candidates for Borough and County Councils as well as mayors following the 1907 Qualification of Women...
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After hours of deliberating our outstanding 950 nominations, we are proud to announce our Northern Power Women’s Award Shortlist for 2018. Congratulations to all the fantastic nominees and good luck to our shortlist at the awards! The awards will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester on 6th March. Agent of Change Charlotte Percy Associate Family Law Solicitor McAlister Family Law @charlpercy Emily Cox Director of Public Affairs Virgin Money @emilycox88 Farrah Qureshi Founder and CEO Global Diversity Practice @FarrahGDP Harinder...
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It’s been a challenging few weeks for me. Not because the work isn’t wonderful (because it is – we have some of the nicest customers and colleagues and we are delivering fulfilling and meaningful programmes) but because I set myself the task of braving the tendering process for much larger contracts for my business, Boo Coaching and Consulting and we have received a few of those “…we regret to inform you” emails! I know it is the next logical step...
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As part of its ReConnect programme, Vodafone is working with Northern Power Women to host the ReConnect Manchester Event to offer opportunities and support to women wishing to return to work. Date: Thursday 9th November 2017 Time: 1pm until 7pm Location: Vodafone Pacific House, Atlas Business Park, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5PR The ReConnect event will consist of a careers fair where a variety of employers will be exhibiting their vacancies, careers skills workshops, a panel discussion and information on child...
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We’re proud to announce that the Northern Power Women Awards are back for 2018 – bigger and better than ever, with a new award up for grabs called “Innovation”, to be awarded to an individual, group or organisation that share the goal of accelerating gender equality by pursuing game-changing ideas. Join us for our third year of awards celebrating fantastic role models from across the North, also featuring our Power and Future list. Discover our past inspirational role models from...
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