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Oct 2021

Making A Difference: Marcia Reid Fotheringham, Cumbria’s First Black High Sheriff, On Standing Out And Bringing About Real Change

A New Yorker transplanted to Cumbria 20 years ago, Marcia Reid Fotheringham found herself in many situations where she was the only black person. She tells how she’s strived to bring about inclusivi
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Oct 2021

Two Women Of Barbados: How Singer Turned Businesswoman Rihanna and the Country’s First Woman Prime Minister Mia Mottley Forged Their Paths

They’ve reached the pinnacles of their careers and are leaders in their fields. We find out more about Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Mia Amor Mottley. One is a pop singer turned globally successful beauty
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Sep 2021

The FL Leadership Summit & Awards 2021 shortlist unveiled!

Outstanding women from across the country have been named as finalists for a prestigious awards event. The shortlist has been announced for the 2021 Forward Ladies National Awards, which recognise and
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Sep 2021

Has Your Team Lost Motivation? How to Supercharge the Rest of 2021

HR specialist and Forward Ladies member Tracy Carpenter shares tips on how to shake off the post-holiday blues and give your team the encouragement they need to make the most of the last quarter. Just
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Sep 2021

Ready To Change Direction? Five Women Who Made A Career Pivot

The holidays are a time when we reassess our lives and careers. If you’ve come home ready to make a change, here are five successful women whose stories should inspire you. When Prime Minister Boris
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Sep 2021

Member’s Blog: Trusting Your Mental Health Journey – Emma Jane Tarabay

Trusting Your Mental Health Journey Mental Health; fortunately, a much more open conversation point in society today. With an ever-growing number of individuals experiencing some form of negative ment
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Sep 2021

In Conversation With Ann Cairns, Executive Vice Chair at Mastercard and Global Chair at 30% Club

Forward Ladies CEO Griselda Togobo spoke to Ann Cairns about how to negotiate a pay rise, why finding a sponsor can be a career gamechanger and what to do if you’re overlooked for a role. Don’t be
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Aug 2021

7 Inspiring Success Stories from Our FL National Awards Alumni

The mother of all awards is officially back! We are very proud of our awards alumni at FL. They are women who are empowering teams, creating innovative products, challenging and breaking glass ceiling
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Aug 2021

8 Empowering Books You Must Read This Summer.

It’s that time of the year again to reach for your summer read list. Whilst jetting off and relaxing on a beach may not be an option this year, you can still bring that summer vibe home. We have
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