We sat down with Jacs, The Founder of Salomé Literature, a magazine and online community set up in the name of supporting upcoming female writers. ‘It is a message of empowerment, being fierce and brave’, she says. I wanted to create a community as well, I didn’t just want it to be just a magazine.
Category: Your Career
When I was starting to lose hope and I felt like my dreams were fading away I received a response inviting me to interview for a well renowned London based interior design studio. I couldn’t believe my luck. My interview was a success, I moved to London and spent the following three and a half years working for Juliette Byrne. She is listed consistently among the top 100 designers in the UK by House and Garden published by Conde Nast.
Originally from a coastal town in the North East of England, Mason has forged a career in art that has spanned decades and taken her all over the world. In the 60s, she studied with Lancome in Paris and later worked for them in Beirut. On returning to Paris in the 70s, Mason worked as a model and then as a freelance makeup artist. She was a pioneer in turning runway shows and fashion shoots into something more akin to the theatrical performances they are today.
The franchise sector is generally a bit of an ‘old boys’ club. As the founder of a marketing company in this industry, it sits nicely to be female and younger than 60… Integrity and credibility is everything – do the right thing for every client, even if it’s not commercially sensible. They will thank you for it in the end and your referral network will explode!
I got thrown into a world of science surrounded by ex- health care professionals who find bio-chem master’s textbooks light reading. I’m from a world of literature and art, business and languages, theatre, and having to conqueror my insecurities of being average at science amongst such intimidating people was a huge mountain to climb.
The number of women working in tech is just 30%, but it wasn’t always this low. In fact, women were – and still are – instrumental in shaping the industry.
Let me start with a disclaimer: I am not yet a mother. I am writing this article as a business owner who wants to change the perception of hiring mums back into the workplace and give mums out there (who need it) the courage and confidence to re-enter the workplace, and not only this but […]
The number of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is static or dwindling, depending on which set of statistics you look at. But why is this?
“It’s a dirty little secret among women that we don’t support one another.” – Susan Shapiro Barash Despite still being in the early stages of my career at the age of 27, I can recall many times when I have felt unsupported by women in the workplace. Whether it was the instant judgement from […]
You may be wondering why should you – or any of us – care about women in the computing industry. And the answer is simply because it is essential to us as a society and the wider global economy. Gender diversity has an immediate impact on the success of technological development, which Nora Denze demonstrated with […]