Gender inequalities  – why do they happen?

It is well documented that there are gender-related inequalities in some of the UK’s biggest companies and industries.  For example, women make up just 0.81% of all mechanics, technicians and electricians. There is also evidence of a correlation between gender imbalances in industry and a gender pay gap; as an example, Tool makers, tool fitters…

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Both Matter

The working world has changed drastically ever since COVID began. It is important for individuals and organisations to understand the effect that diversity and inclusion has at their workplaces. It is evident that many workplace dynamics remain the same regardless of COVID’s impact, which has not translated well for most women, especially women of colour….

The Power of Inclusive Leaders

Inclusive leaders are everywhere in our day-to-day lives. They are people who may not even realise that they inspire and motivate us.  In the fall of 2017, I had the opportunity and pleasure of working with Isobel (Izzi) Parsonage at S&C Electric Canada. Although my time there was limited (I was on a 4-month university…