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Is Technology the New Human Rights Issue for Women?

Access to technology, for women in the developing world, is not just the rising tide that lifts all boats, but a potential tsunami that can carry off centuries of entrenched sexism, abuse and social injustice


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The Importance of Setting Targets - Why I Pledged to Help 1 Billion Women by 2020

In 2009 Dr Sam Collins set out to mentor and support 1million women. When she hit this goal she decided she needed to do more. She explains to The Guardian - Women in Leadership why women need to aim big....

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Want to Write a Business Book?  Put Your Pen Down and Start Talking

After years of being told that writing a book would be good for her company, Dr Sam Collins explains what finally drove her to do it. ...

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“What do you know now that you wish you knew when you were 12?”

Rosie Jakeways, aged 12, attended Aspire’s Connected Leadership event on work experience recently. One of her tasks was to collect 50 tips from the executive women attending. She asked the following question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew when you were 12?” Here are their responses....

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To Boldly Go Where No Woman Has Gone Before…

The BBC has ‘courageously’ challenged tradition and enraged traditionalists by announcing a female Dr Who but there is still a big difference today in 2017 in the image that many companies portray and what really goes on behind closed doors as regards the appointment of women leaders.