Women On Top: “I kept looking at the other women surrounding me thinking why don’t I look like that, that’s what my body should look like”

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Jill Wuyts, an operations specialist for Sanofi, shares her story of becoming the person she always wanted to be BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY JILL WUYTZ Jill lives and grew up in Belgium, where she has always had a passion for aviation and her hobbies include going to airshows, watching aviation documentaries, and learning about different [….]

Women On Top: Normalising LGBTQI Conversations at Work

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Allied’s LaRissa O’Neal talks to myGwork’s Pepi Sappal about how her multi-faceted identity has fuelled her passion for diversity and inclusion BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY LARISSA O’NEAL When LaRissa O’Neal took on the role of Director of Learning and Development at Allied Electronics & Automation (part of Electrocomponents Plc, which RS Components also belongs to) [….]

Women On Top: ” I learned to survive by burying who I was”

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Zoe Schulz from myGwork spoke to St. James’s Place’s Emma Palethorpe, who was recently shortlisted as Hero Of The Year for the Burberry British Diversity Awards BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY EMMA PALETHORPE Emma Palethorpe has spent the last 30 years delivering change within financial services. She started at Price Waterhouse on their graduate scheme, and [….]

Women on Top: “A TV Show Made Me Realise That I Couldn’t Hide Anymore, It Wasn’t Working”

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Jessica Parry from Reed Smith spoke to George Wright from myGwork about the decision to move to the UK, finding her dream career, and the power that media has in empowering representation BY MYGWORK, IMAGE BY JESSICA PARRY Although originally from Canada, Reed Smith associate Jess Parry moved to the UK nine years ago. After an exchange term at [….]

Women on Top: Travel as a Tool for Inclusion

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“You forget how to be a couple when you’re pretending not to be together” BY MYGWORK, IMAGES BY ROBYN ELLIS Robyn Ellis understands just how important it is to be able to freely be yourself when you travel. Robyn is the Global Manager of Leadership and Delivery at Booking.com and spoke to Zoe Schulz from [….]

#WorkFair: Connecting LGBTQ+ women with inclusive employers

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The next #WorkFair 2021 will take place on 17 November BY MYGWORK, IMAGE BY MYGWORK Advancing at work can be hugely challenging, especially for LGBTQ+ women. In fact, three in 20 LGBTQ+ women believe that their sexual orientation negatively impacts on career progression, according to a recent McKenzie study on the LGBTQ+ community in the [….]

McLaren Racing and Avanti West Coast collaborate with EqualEngineers to promote job opportunities for LGBTQI people

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Both companies will present at Conway Hall in Holborn on 3 November 🚗 BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY PIXABAY In an important moment for LGBTQI visibility in the workplace, McLaren Racing and Avanti West Coast are collaborating to improve job prospects for LGBTQI people. The project is coordinated by EqualEngineers, an enterprise that connects inclusive [….]