2016 NatWest Everywoman Awards – Open for Entries

Now in its fourteenth year, the NatWest every woman Awards has launched its 2016 nomination drive. The NatWest everywoman Awards are free to enter and individuals can be nominated or can enter themselves at https://www.everywoman.com/award/2016-natwest-everywoman-awards by 4 July 2016. The Award categories are: ARTEMIS - Awarded to the most inspirational woman running a business which has been trading for… Read full story

Cast Your Vote For The 2016 Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards

The public voting has opened for the 2016 #BeAGameChangerAwards organised by the Women’s Sport Trust.  The awards, now in their second year, are designed to showcase the incredible talent from across women’s sport, and to highlight the need for media, sponsors and the public to invest at all levels. An expert panel of leading influencers… Read full story

2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – Longlist Announced

Many congratulations to the authors who have made the longlist The longlisted books are as follows: Kate Atkinson: A God in Ruins Shirley Barrett: Rush Oh! Cynthia Bond: Ruby Geraldine Brooks: The Secret Chord Becky Chambers: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Jackie Copleton: A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding Rachel Elliott: Whispers Through a Megaphone… Read full story

Research Examines Theme Of Women In Leadership

Research from Flamingo (part of the Omnicom Group) has examined the theme of women in leadership across the Group. The research has been carried out to coincide with Omnicom’s Omniwomen day on 8th March, which aims to increase the influence and number of women leaders throughout the Omnicom network. The research explored how becoming a parent… Read full story

Royal College Of Music To Celebrate International Women’s Day

The Royal College of Music will celebrate its inaugural Women in Music at the RCM event on Tuesday 8 March 2016. Coinciding with International Women’s Day, the RCM’s diverse programme of events will celebrate the finest female exponents from the world of classical music. Exceptional female musicians are firmly rooted in the RCM’s history and today, women comprise… Read full story

New Chair And Deputy Chair Of Women On Boards Review Appointed

  The Chair of GlaxoSmithKline, and former Chair of RBS and Sainsbury’s, Sir Philip Hampton, has been appointed to lead an independent review on increasing representation of women in the executive level of FTSE 350 companies, the Government has announced. Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of UBM, will take on the role of Deputy Chair to… Read full story

2016 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards – Finalists Announced

The finalists haven announced for the annual FDM everywoman in Technology Awards in association with techUK. These women have been selected from a field of hundreds of applicants, chosen by a panel of senior technology leaders against criteria including career achievement, future potential and their commitment to supporting others in the industry. The winners will… Read full story

Helen Grime Named As Wigmore Hall’s First Female Composer In Residence

Helen Grime has been named as Wigmore Hall’s first female Composer in Residence for their 2016/2017 season . The Scottish composer, known for her music’s lyrical beauty, is the subject of Helen Grime Day (15 October), which includes Aviary Sketches, co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Grime has also written a new Piano Concerto for… Read full story