It’s an interesting time to be a woman. Over the last couple of years, movements like #MeToo, #TimesUp, the Everyday Sexism project, and the seemingly endless torrent of new sexual assault and harassment allegations have highlighted what women have known for centuries – that being female can be very difficult. But it’s also never felt… Continue reading Who run the world? Organisations with objectives!
Team GB paratriathlete Lauren Steadman discussed her experience dealing with losses of confidence, failure and having the bravery to realise your potential in front of a captivated audience at the launch of Cision’s Empower initiative. Steadman said that learning from her mistakes allowed her to grow as a person and improve her confidence. She recounted… Continue reading Lauren Steadman: You have to make mistakes in order to progress
Classic Rock editor Sian Llewellyn talks about profiling the world’s greatest female rock stars, her relationship with PRs and how to get up-and-coming acts featured in the magazine. Last month, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and TeamRock.com celebrated women in rock music. What inspired you to honour the world’s great female artists? The catalyst was… Continue reading Celebrating women in rock with Classic Rock’s Sian Llewellyn
Launch director Niki Wheeler looks back on some of the great women she’s encountered over the course of her career and considers how industry attitudes are changing for the better. So, it’s International Women’s Day. During my career, I’m proud to have profiled female CEOs, service personnel, entrepreneurs and authors. I’ve worked on a UN… Continue reading Opinion: The PR industry is (finally) striding towards gender parity
Rosie Davies, founder of the Lifestyle & Fashion Agency and PR Dispatch, talks about her experiences as a young female entrepreneur in PR and the future of her agencies. What made you want to go into PR? I fell into PR by accident. I studied Fashion and Textiles to MA level and then started doing… Continue reading 60 Seconds with LFA and PR Dispatch founder Rosie Davies
We spoke with Angie Vaux, Cision’s VP of sales, about her path to top, the challenges she’s faced – and why the future has never looked brighter for ambitious businesswomen. Cision is profiling some of the most successful women in PR to mark International Women’s Day. What makes this year’s event particularly symbolic? International Women’s Day… Continue reading Talking the future of women in business with Cision’s Angie Vaux
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Cision spoke to eight industry-leading women, asking them why they went into PR, if they’ve encountered adversity due to their gender, whether the PR landscape is changing for women and what advice they have for women entering the industry. Sarah Hall, PR and marketing agency owner, founder of #FuturePRoof and president… Continue reading International Women’s Day: Succeeding as a woman in PR
Engine’s research ‘Engaging the 21st Century Woman; What Brands Need to Know’ highlights that 86% of women think brands fuel old-fashioned stereotypes. This morning, Stylist’s digital features editor Harriet Hall, Sport England’s head of brand and strategy Kate Dale and Stella Creasy MP discussed how brands can better communicate to women. The research, which included 1,000… Continue reading UK brands are failing to effectively communicate to women