Men & Women

Unlocking the Untapped Potential: The Impact of Women’s Economic Empowerment on Socio-Economic Welfare

by Athena Sharma I am a passionate feminist and advocate for gender equality and these ideals have been ingrained in me from an early age. Growing up with a single mother in India, which is still a

I am a sandwich generation carer and I’m a man!

by Mark Tilbury There have been a range of articles and blog posts on how to manage a career in the West and dealing with a young family. The work / life balance agenda is high on

Melad Hamed  – the cutting edge fashion designer, with a heart of gold

By: Lemya Ayub Melad Hamed, is well-known in Iraq and across the Arab world as the cutting edge fashion designer with a heart of gold! So when his team approached Nina with the offer on an interview

All you need is….

….or how unrealistic expectations can lead to confrontational relationships by Karima H’mimsa I saw this classic movie when I was young called Afwah wa Araneb from 1977, starring Faten Hamama who was simply brilliant. The film was a

What’s in a Name?

My name is Norahyr; It’s not Ahmed, or Ali, neither it John or James. I am Armenian and so is my name. But, I didn’t grow up in Armenia. I didn’t grow up where my name was

Gender as a strength – navigating my career (so far) in a man’s world

by Judith Jackson As a UK born and UK educated woman, whose formative teenage years were in the later part of the nineteen-nineties, I took for granted that gender was a convenient means to describe my anatomical

Body Language: The Most Important Language

By Afnan Al-Allak , specialist and lecturer in Human Development – running courses and lectures in Body Language, NLP, Self-Management, Multiple Intelligences Theory. I personally believe that body language is something we, as human beings, should be

My Story: Succeeding in a Male-Dominated Environment

By Emily Taylor I’m 26 years old and working for Accenture as a Technology Consultant. I joined as a graduate just under 3 years ago, and the journey has definitely has been an interesting one so far.

Working Partners Nina: Managing an all-male team for GE

By Duraid Adnan   An inclusive working environment is one where everyone feels valued. Individual relationships are of course at the heart of positive partnerships, but the employer must also foster an environment that supports collaboration –

Sexual Harassment: Fact not Fiction

  By Karima H’mimsa As a female employee working in an international environment, I am intrigued that even in 2014 issues around leadership, flexibility in working hours and sexual harassment are able to impact women in the