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2018 Endings and Beginnings

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Ending – WDF will officially end as of 31st January 2018 Beginning – Female Potential will be launching in Q2 2018 Read on to understand why WDF needed to end…

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#MeToo – A Bovine Perspective

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Ever heard a gentle metallic tapping on your window and turned around to find one of these looking at you? Well neither had I until last Friday! In fairness I…

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Why Does Slowing Down Feel Shameful?

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It’s been 2 months since the last WDF event, during which time I’ve learned a lot about sailing between the islands and France, started a health regime where I actually…

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Embracing Our Wobbly Bits

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I’m a powerful woman but I’ve still got wobbly bits! emphatically exclaimed a friend and colleague, at which point we both fell about laughing at her choice of words. But moments later,  the…

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Who would be a female politician?

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Since the mayhem of last week’s general election, I’ve been looking at some of the stories related to female politicians. The first obvious good news story is that a record breaking number…

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Creating a Level Playing Field

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Listening to the speaker at the WDF Jersey meeting in May 2017 on Creating a Level Playing Field, I couldn’t help but feel a bit despondent! Despite working on this issue myself…

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Unconscious Bias

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When a WDF meeting comes with pre-reading we know we’re getting down to the serious stuff! On Tuesday 28th March 2017 WDF welcomed Sarah Boddey, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer…

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Be Bold for Change

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“Be Bold for Change” this year’s International Women’s Day theme, is a call to action – but what bold change do we need to make? And how can we make…

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Valentine’s Day generally focuses on roses, cards and overpriced meals, concentrating on how much we love another or indeed how much they may love us, rather than how much we…

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We’re not sick, we’re Women!

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Being called “hormonal” is top of a list of 20 expression women would like banned along with ‘drama queen’, ‘bitchy’, ‘high maintenance’ and ‘hysterical’. Little wonder that the audience at…

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