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15th March 2018

Inspiring the Future calls for No More Female CEOs

15th March 2018

Inspiring the Future’s new campaign NO MORE FEMALE PROFESSIONALS asks whether the language we all use when talking about jobs, contributes to the problem of unconscious gender bias which limits the opportunities that children perceive they have. It states that ‘A Female CEO is a CEO’ and asks society to consider why we unnecessarily add a […]

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8th March 2018

The British Council in China launches #RedrawTheBalance film

8th March 2018

The British Council in China has been working with our #InspiringWomen campaign since 2015 to tackle gender stereotypes in career aspirations and inspire the next generation to expand their horizons, realise their ambitions and fulfil their career potential. To mark International Women’s day 2018, they launched a new version of our #RedrawTheBalance film using Chinese children and […]

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15th January 2018

Inspiring Women in Mexico

15th January 2018

Inspiring Women is inspiring primary school children as far afield as Mexico. Modelled on the UK campaign, Human Rights Awareness ran their own Inspiring Women event bringing together a range of successful women to talk to over 100 children aged 8-12. The event took place at of Colegio Nueva Laguna school, a school in the […]

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23rd October 2017

Inspiring Bradford – a week in review

23rd October 2017

This week we launched Inspiring Bradford, a celebratory week of exemplar events which took place in primary and secondary schools across the city. it’s been a collaborative project between employers, organisations and schools to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford. Each event had a real buzz as volunteers, both local and […]

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13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford launched today

13th October 2017

Inspiring Bradford was launched today at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School and Nursery. The initiative is designed to raise and broaden the aspirations of young people in Bradford and provide them with a better understanding of the job opportunities and career routes that are open to them. The intention is that the initiative will form a […]

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6th October 2017

Pupils share their future aspirations in drawing survey

6th October 2017

We’re delighted to have already received some amazing entries for the Drawing the Future survey from schools across the country as well as enquiries from across the world. We’ve also had some lovely feedback from teachers about the benefits to their pupils: “The survey promotes to the children the importance of raising aspirations and helps […]

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11th July 2017

Inspiring Women in Media

11th July 2017

The Inspiring Women campaign teamed up with Women in Journalism and Inspiring Girls International for a one-off special event – Inspiring Women in Media. The event gave over 150 young women the chance to meet over 40 women working in media and journalism. To volunteer with the Inspiring Women campaign , sign up on our website. […]

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1st June 2017

HELLO! Inspiring Women in Science

1st June 2017

Eagle eyed readers may have noticed some familiar faces in a range of magazines this week as our inspiring women volunteers appeared in the new advert for our Women in Science campaign, being run in partnership with L’Oréal. Thanks to the support and generosity of L’Oréal, full-page adverts promoting the campaign are being run in […]

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23rd May 2017

Dr Melanie Windridge – Plasma Scientist

23rd May 2017

On 4th May, I spent the day with L’Oréal Paris and Education & Employers at the The Royal Society meeting some inspiring women in science. It was the launch of a national campaign that will see many more female scientists visiting children in primary schools across the country.  In the morning I took part in a ‘What’s My Line […]

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