The Iraqi Transnational Collective

The Iraqi Transnational Collective in London is launching itself as a newly formed inclusive organisation for young Iraqis of all backgrounds transnationally. The Collective will be hosting its first event on 28 June 2016 at the London

Finding your voice: translating your business ideas into reality

By: Adesola Atanda I always reflect on a crucial moment during my childhood, a key moment that continues to challenge how I see myself in the world. It was a Sunday afternoon in Lagos, Nigeria. We just

My experience as a Woman in Consulting

By: Alexandra Botescu Consulting is traditionally a male dominant profession. However, in the last few years we have seen a shift the industry. More and more women are applying to consulting firms and consulting firms are trying

We Need More Women in Tech

By Zara H. Ferjani Woman are increasingly making headway in leadership positions from business to law. One of the last areas that has come under the spotlight in recent years is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM).

My life as a girl in education: Learning equals power

By: Olivia (Lily) Campbell-Lamerton The more she knows, the more power she has. The more power she has, the more she can control. The more she can control, the more she becomes the master of her own

No Women Empowerment without Security

The Ongoing security challenges for Women in Iraq By Raya Abu Gulal, Lawyer and Co-Founder Women Lawyers Group-Middle East Women in Iraq continue to face growing security challenges due to structural changes within country, a general shift

‘A Moment in Time’ RIP Zaha Hadid

Nina’s Team and its publishers; the PSDC received the news of Zaha Haidd’s passing away with great sadness. Ms. Hadid was probably the greatest female architect in today’s world and as a tribute to her we are

The Power of Networking

By: Alexandra Botescu What is Networking? Networking is creating and nurturing professional relationships. Networking allows you to learn about different industries, careers, organisations and job opportunities. Networking plays a key role in career advancement. Being smart and

Women in sport are changing the world: but the job’s not finished yet

By: Olivia (Lily) Campbell-Lamerton It is certainly not the political activist, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner, the scientist or the Business woman who has changed the world any more than the female professional athlete. Female athletes, in

Empowering Women with Micro Finance: Evidence of Economic Development and Cultural Change from Bangladesh

By Nasheeta Sarwar In recent years, governmental and non-governmental organisations in many low income countries have introduced credit programs aimed at poverty reduction and alleviation. Many of these programs specifically target women in developing countries, based on