Serving Gender for Breakfast

Sodexo IrelandAs a young person in business it is important to have role models and mentors to guide you through the first steps of your career; to highlight the importance of certain decisions you make, and to champion your cause when opportunities arise for recognition and for advancement.

This does not actually change as you get older, unless you reach the lofty status of someone like the President of the United States, or Madonna.

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Small Victories

This week saw the 100th anniversary of suffragette Emily  Davison’s death, sparking lively debate surrounding contemporary feminist activity. Some people genuinely consider the battle for equality to be over, often citing the suffragette movement as having gained voting rights for women and thus negating the need for explosive demonstrations and public outcry.

we can do it

I am not sure I agree that we have arrived at total equality of the sexes (in fact I would urge you to look at the distressing statistics surrounding domestic abuse, the pay gap, childcare, etc), but I do believe that women’s causes are gaining momentum as we progress and in more subversive ways.

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