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Below you can find a selection of our favourite news stories curated from the press around the world. You can use the filters above to find your particular favourites either via year published, or by keyword!

  • New Funding Opportunities For Female Entrepreneurs And How To Approach Them

    18 October 2018

    While any type of funding is worth going after if the criteria matches your company’s goals, an exciting new funding opportunity is emerging that is directed at female entrepreneurs. It's important to highlight these funding options and learn how to approach them in a way that helps you get the money you need to launch your female-led business.

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  • Women Leaders Give Advice On Success, Like 'Freedom With Frames'

    18 October 2018

    After interviewing over 750 CEOs, I firmly believe the quickest fix for our economy is to have more women CEOs. To date only 24 of the Fortune 500 CEOs are women; and it’s no secret that we have incredible bench strength in women executives who just need to get to the CEO position. So, in an effort to gain insights on leadership, on September 13, 2018 I put together a panel of leaders who I thought could shed light onto how women can transform leadership.

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  • City female boss quits, chaps sigh relief. The old system grinds on | Stefan Stern | Opinion

    18 October 2018

    W hich senior business leader tweeted these words just over a month ago? “We need a new operating system for the world – to move from self-interest, competition and hierarchy to shared purpose, collaboration and connected communities. The old system just isn’t serving us for the challenges the world faces today.” The sender of the tweet was Sacha Romanovitch, the chief executive of the UK’s fifth largest accountancy firm, Grant Thornton.

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  • This research finds women more productive than men at work

    15 October 2018

    Could having more women in organisations make workplaces more productive? Well we’re already convinced here at Women’s Agenda, but here’s some more research to back up the benefits of employing more women.

    According to newly released data from productivity platform Hive, based on 3000 male and female users of its platform, women were found to complete 10 per cent more work.

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  • Only 3 physics Nobels in 117 yrs: What still holds women back in science?

    15 October 2018

    2018 Nobel Prize honours for 3 chemists who harnessed 'power of evolution' One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment for any scientist. Yet much of the news coverage has focused on the fact that she’s only the third female physicist to receive the award, after Marie Curie in 1903 and Maria Goeppert-Mayer 60 years later.

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