Tag: womeninbiz

Holly Harrison Yr11 student from the Bishops Stortford College was interested to understand more about women in the workplace. She decided to delve deeper into gender equality and why this is such a prevalent topic.

Many businesses today do not understand the extent of the gap between the genders in their work-place. According to Women’s Bureau at the United States Department of Labor, women who work full-time year-round earn an average of 79% of men’s median annual earnings.

This Thursday 8th March, it is International Women’s Day (#IWD) a day focused on celebrating inspirational women and their achievements.

As many of you reading this will know, IWD started over 100 years ago (when some women in the UK also got the vote) yet progress has been frustratingly slow. In 2017 Feminism was apparently 2017’s most looked up word so perhaps we are at an inflection point?