Posts Tagged Women

What do women want? Better ask the Spice Girls.

The Margaret Horn Big Conversation happened last week on Social Enterprise Day. We brought together a panel of great women who each brought their own take on the question at the heart of The Great Women’s Trade Off: Helping Women Succeed at Work. (Luckily, none of us wanted to become a woman bishop or we […]

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Who was Margaret Horn? Yep, just another modest woman quietly getting on with it…

Every year on 15 November, we hold our Margaret Horn Lecture to celebrate Social Enterprise Day. This year I want to focus on the issues facing women who work. However, I am struggling with all the complex and contrasting arguments about the role of modern women. As someone who was a keen feminist in the […]

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A lesson from Her Majesty the Queen: be nice, look nice, act nice.

Unsurprisingly, there is not a single LEYF nursery that hasn’t been joining in the Jubilee Celebrations this week in one way or another – some have even written directly to the Queen to share with her what they’ve been planning! This fascination with the Queen as Head of State interests me particularly, not least as […]

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