University of Lincoln Vice Chancellor, Professor Mary Stuart, was announced as The Guardian Inspiring Leader 2018, at an awards ceremony in London, yesterday
Women have made great advances in leadership roles over the past decade; however, there are still many challenges to be faced and overcome. While we are all too familiar with the metaphor of a glass ceiling that puts the onus on others, the ‘sticky floor’ puts the ball straight back in our court.
Congratulations Deborah Wilson David for being nominated for a prestigious award recognising entrepreneurial female leaders!
‘Head Stemette’ and Founder of social enterprise Stemettes Anne-Marie Imafidon, was awarded an MBE for services to Young Women and STEM Sectors as part of the 2017 New Years Honours List.
Plans to use superhero in an honorary role in empowerment campaign to fight for gender equality prompted criticism that the choice sent the wrong messages.
Women’s Hour judges divided by choice of former Conservative prime minister, but even dissenters conceded that ‘she redefined power’.
That shattering sound wasn’t the “highest and hardest” glass ceiling, after all. For female supporters of the Democratic Party, it was their hopes of having a female president in 2017.