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Gender equality

18 articles

Passing on positive change: Hind’s story

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

We believe every moment is an opportunity to be inclusive. We're celebrating some of the women who are making a…

9 Mar 2020

Women and climate change: inspiring Ugandan activist Hilda Nakabuye

The impacts of climate change affect women far more than men. A 22-year-old student from Uganda is leading the charge…

The impacts of climate change affect women far more than men. A 22-year-old student from Uganda is leading the charge…

21 Nov 2019

Gender equality in Ghana: metalworker Ruth Medufia is breaking barriers

Women everywhere are pushing boundaries. Ruth Medufia has won international recognition for highlighting gender equality in construction.

Women everywhere are pushing boundaries. Ruth Medufia has won international recognition for highlighting gender equality in construction.

21 Nov 2019

Meet the entrepreneurs championing Kenyan craftsmanship to uplift women

Supporting traditional craftsmanship and artisan designs is more powerful than ever in creating sustainable incomes for the marginalised women of…

Supporting traditional craftsmanship and artisan designs is more powerful than ever in creating sustainable incomes for the marginalised women of…

21 Nov 2019

Women in business: why Taiwan is a supportive space for entrepreneurs

Taiwan ranked eighth within Asia Pacific in this year’s Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs.

Taiwan ranked eighth within Asia Pacific in this year’s Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs.

21 Nov 2019

Osman Ershad Faiz on the importance of mentorship in empowering women

Our Chief Operating Officer for Singapore, Osman Ershad Faiz, shares what it means to support women at the workplace and…

Our Chief Operating Officer for Singapore, Osman Ershad Faiz, shares what it means to support women at the workplace and…

21 Nov 2019

VC funding and gender: how to empower female entrepreneurs

Female entrepreneurs in the US own over a third of businesses but receive just 2 per cent of all venture funding.

Female entrepreneurs in the US own over a third of businesses but receive just 2 per cent of all venture funding.

21 Nov 2019

Economic empowerment: the problem-solving women of Kenya

Learn how two women in Kenya are combining tech, creativity and ingenuity to solve issues they face in their daily…

Learn how two women in Kenya are combining tech, creativity and ingenuity to solve issues they face in their daily…

22 Oct 2019

3 key things you need for a true work-life balance

Work-life balance — is it as elusive as it is made out to be? The key to achieving it could lie in flexible…

Work-life balance — is it as elusive as it is made out to be? The key to achieving it could lie in flexible…

22 Oct 2019

No excuses: how the UAE is pioneering female leadership

Tired of the common excuses about why women don’t make good leaders? So are we. To find out more about…

Tired of the common excuses about why women don’t make good leaders? So are we. To find out more about…

22 Oct 2019

What would a world with 50/50 gender parity look like?

What will it take for workplaces to be truly family-oriented for men and women, and to have no female leaders…

What will it take for workplaces to be truly family-oriented for men and women, and to have no female leaders…

22 Oct 2019

Meet the women powering the future

Meet three women behind some of the winning teams of our Women in Tech programme

Meet three women behind some of the winning teams of our Women in Tech programme

22 Oct 2019

Goodbye, 9 to 5? Office life in the year 2030

Will offices even exist in 10 years’ time? Explore the workplace of the future.

Will offices even exist in 10 years’ time? Explore the workplace of the future.

22 Oct 2019

Can flexible work make us more productive and happy — and create equality?

Flexible work options are becoming the new normal, with countless studies exploring its potential to improve work-life balance and well-being…

Flexible work options are becoming the new normal, with countless studies exploring its potential to improve work-life balance and well-being…

22 Oct 2019

To improve the world, include — and empower — women

Achieving gender equality could stimulate socio-economic progress and actually save the planet.

Achieving gender equality could stimulate socio-economic progress and actually save the planet.

22 Oct 2019

How to communicate in the workplace to promote gender equality

Here are the pitfalls to avoid for workplace conversations that have gender equality in mind.

Here are the pitfalls to avoid for workplace conversations that have gender equality in mind.

2 Oct 2019

Why turning up the aircon could lead to gender equality

Globally, there’s still an average 32 per cent gender gap and only 6.6 per cent of women are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.

Globally, there’s still an average 32 per cent gender gap and only 6.6 per cent of women are CEOs of Fortune 500 companies.

30 Sep 2019

Leadership qualities: this is the face of the 21st century

It’s time to update society’s idea of what a leader looks like. These quotes give some intriguing insights.

It’s time to update society’s idea of what a leader looks like. These quotes give some intriguing insights.

30 Sep 2019