The First Women Awards, hosted by Real Business and supported by the CBI, are in their 12th year – and we need your help to champion the trailblazing female leaders of Britain's business, entrepreneurial, engineering, science and technology and media sectors.
A fantastic mentor doesn't believe in a glass ceiling for women. As such, everyone should have a mentor throughout their career to guide them on their path to success.
The headmistress of Francis Holland Regent’s Park, Vivienne Durham, commented in an interview with Absolutely Education magazine about issues around careers and motherhood, which has led to a headline in the nationals about it being a misleading “lie” that girls can have both.
Sharron Gunn, executive director of ICAEW, discusses breaking the accountancy glass ceiling.
A desperate skills shortage in engineering is holding back the economy. The reason” A notorious unbalance in the sector. We discuss how, with the help of role models and supporting networks, female engineers could disrupt an industry.
On International Women's Day, Alice Barnard looks back at decades of inequality – and at where we are today.
Thomas de Freitas argues against quotas, believing: "what our companies truly need are the very best people who earn their jobs through merit, regardless of whether they are male or female".
There's no magic formula for equality, but following these few steps will at least improve your diverse pipeline of talent.
Too young, too old, with child, or not confident enough – the glass ceiling may be gone, but female professionals are still facing big hurdles on their way to the top.