Category Archives: women

Trying to fit the mould

None of my experiences have ever stopped me from doing what I wanted to but they did mean I changed and adapted. Continue reading

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Another way: reflections on the past 24 hours

I watched the news late last night and was struck by a variety of emotions. Watching some of the footage was definitely shocking but it was clearly a really challenging situation for the police. After more than 20 years working … Continue reading

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A woman’s life

Tomorrow is international women’s day and that means different things to different people. This year it has extra significance for me as I am a Women in PR ambassador and many of the women in my life are facing tough … Continue reading

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Flying high?

There have been some interesting posts and blogs this week talking about diversity and how critical it is for the communication industry, well for any industry really. I was transfixed by the conversation on Twitter on Tuesday about regional accents … Continue reading

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Finding our greats

I am sat watching the programme trying to find the Icon of the 20th Century and it is raising a whole host of issues for me. Defining an Icon is a really difficult thing to do. It is stated to … Continue reading

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Overcoming obstacles

Growing up my parents gave me the confidence to think I could achieve whatever I wanted to if I put my mind to it. They ensured their two daughters were determined and single-minded. At primary school I was in the … Continue reading

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Taking a timeout

I have written many times about how difficult life can be and how we need to take care of ourselves to deal with it. Over the past few weeks and months I have felt like I have lost my way … Continue reading

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A century old struggle

It is 100 years ago today that women finally got the vote. A small and select bunch of women at least. The moment has made me reflect and question how far we have come as a society since then. I … Continue reading

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Positive impressions last

It is easy to take things for granted. It is even easier to take people for granted. If you look back through your life there will have been contacts with lots and lots of people. There are a few within … Continue reading

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Break through the dead-end

The debate about gender inequality within public relations has been taking place extensively over recent months and years. There have been lots of theories put forward about why women are not seen in management positions but are a significant group … Continue reading

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