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Women in Technology

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Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Trust me, it's not a secret

17 February 2016  |  2234 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

A female CEO, of a shit hot FinTech company, needs to change her name back to her maiden name because investor after VC routinely ignored her in favour of her co-founder (who also happens to be her husband). A young Oxford graduate, who founded a small FinTech startup with her friends emails to ask 'How can I be a women in Fintech - when I feel so...

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Are women bad networkers?

19 May 2010  |  3330 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Are women bad networkers? In my opinion the answer to this question is, of course, no. At womenintechnology we organise lots of networking events which are always very popular. There was a piece in the Times recently entitled ‘why are women such bad networkers?’ that, understandably, grabbed my attention! Its overall message is: women aren’t confi...

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Male vs female boss

27 January 2010  |  8662 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I recently asked a simple question to readers of my blog - do you prefer a male or female boss? With all the stories about female on female bullying and the lack of women in leadership positions, I t

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Elizabeth LumleyRainmaking Innovation - London

Love News Corp. or leave it

05 January 2010  |  8772 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The latest re-organisation of Dow Jones by Murdoch's News Corp. did not leave a place for market data veteran Clare Hart. Management reshuffles are nothing new in any industry. A press release is issu...

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Is it the end of the road for women's networks?

04 December 2009  |  3733 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Is it the end of the road for women’s networks? Elizabeth Harrin from The Glass Hammer blog wrote an interesting piece last week based on this question after attending an event hosted by Morgan Stanle...

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The gender pay gap again

17 November 2009  |  2940 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

And so another story on the gender pay gap. The good news? The gender pay gap has narrowed over the past year and is apparently at an all time low. The bad news? It has only dropped by 1%. Let’s look...

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Women vs Women

20 October 2009  |  3683 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

It has certainly been a busy week when it comes to female related news. So many things have caught my eye that I have wanted to blog about, I don’t know where to start. So I’ll start at the beginning!...

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Women in the boardroom, again

09 October 2009  |  2752 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Back in August, some research was released showing that having women on the board could have a negative effect on the bottom line. The survey of 2000 companies in the USA showed a correlation between...

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Women 'clueless'

28 September 2009  |  3902 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Sometimes I see some really interesting research in the press. But other times I just see something that’s a little harder to believe, which is interesting for all the wrong reasons! One of those is a...

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Women in the City

21 September 2009  |  2742 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There have been some pretty disappointing statistics in the press recently when it comes to equality and the gender pay gap – especially in the finance sector. A report by the Equality and Human Right...

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