November 28, 2019
design a diversity & inclusion strategy

How to Design a Diversity & Inclusion Strategy

Responsible for Diversity & Inclusion and wondering where to start? How do you set priorities? Is it about ethnicity or gender or LGBT? Should you focus […]
November 18, 2019
De-bias your Advancement Process

De-bias your Advancement Process – Work Allocation

Do you really need to de-bias your advancement process? There is a very strong belief that people get promoted on merit. But is that true? Is […]
October 22, 2019
Career Success for Women, Women Leadership Programmes, Speaker for Women, Gender Diversity, Gender Diffference, Mentoring for Women

Demystify Technology – It Works to Recruit Women in Tech and Engineering

Several contacts of mine have recently shared what worked for them to recruit women in tech and engineering. It turns out there are some key elements […]
October 7, 2019

How Competent are Diversity & Inclusion Professionals?

There are many people that are passionate about Diversity & Inclusion. But is that enough for effective Diversity & Inclusion professionals? Driving a change initiative throughout […]
September 23, 2019
Why is Diversity and Inclusion a Hot Topic?

Why is Diversity and Inclusion a Hot Topic?

Increasingly clients ask me to link my work in gender to a wider inclusion and diversity agenda. Diversity and Inclusion is clearly a hot topic for […]
August 29, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Raise Awareness of Diversity

Unconscious Bias Training to Raise Awareness of Diversity

You need to be ever so careful with unconscious bias training.  It’s easy to get it wrong, and often doesn’t have the intended impact. Yet it’s […]
August 15, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Work

Did I Get It Wrong? Does Unconscious Bias Training Work after all?

If you know me, you will know my answer to does unconscious bias training work?  I am not a fan of unconscious bias training, and I […]
July 11, 2019
Unconscious Bias Training Gender Balance Diversity Includion Consulting Women Leadership

How to Engage Men in Gender Diversity

My clients often ask me how to engage men in gender diversity.  They have learned that to create gender balance you need to engage with both […]
June 25, 2019
Model for recruiting women into science and technology

Recruiting Women Into Science and Technology – Great New Dutch Model

I have recently come across a great Dutch model for attracting new talent into science and technology. It has been developed by the ‘Platform for Talent […]
June 7, 2019
Create a successful women's network

How to Create a Successful Women’s Network in your Organisation

So, you are keen to create a successful women’s network in your organisation. Sounds easy, and fun, right? Just get a nice bunch of female colleagues […]
May 15, 2019
What Works to Recruit Women into Tech & Engineering – My Story

What Works to Recruit Women into Tech & Engineering – My Story

What Works to Recruit Women into Tech & Engineering – My Story I often advise organisations on how best to recruit women in tech & engineering. […]
March 5, 2019
Business case for gender diversity

Gender Diversity and Inclusion. Why? – Your Business Case for Gender Diversity

Everyone seems to be talking about gender diversity and inclusion. Only in the last year we have heard about #MeToo, the gender pay gap, 100 year […]
February 11, 2019

Do We Really need Women Leadership Programmes?

When I work with clients I regularly get invited to engage men in gender diversity. Typically they have already started a women’s network or women’s leadership […]
December 3, 2018
Engaging men in gender diversity

Why Talking to Men about Gender Diversity is so Difficult

Engaging men in a conversation about gender diversity can be tricky. Let me tell you why. When I meet people outside of the world of diversity […]
October 4, 2018

Who is better male or female? or … Can women do physics?

This week – once again – people seem keen to engage in a battle of the sexes. Professor Strumia a physics professor speaking at Cern argued […]