Did you know 19 November is International Men’s Day? Every year its profile is growing, and provides an opportunity for us to focus on improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and shine a light on men’s and boy’s health. The theme for this years’ International Men’s Day is ‘Stop Male Suicide’.
Women’s PFA Players’ Player of the Year winner Izzy Christiansen talks about her career in professional football. The Manchester City and England midfielder tells Women Work member Morag Kent about winning ‘the double’ this season, turning pro, her health and fitness regime and the future of women’s football. Listen to this podcast below, on iTunes […]
This post was created by Jon Norie, co-chair of the Sodexo UK & Ireland Pride employee network. There are still a lot of questions around why we have LGBT role models, not only in society but in the workplace. I have lost count of the number of occasions where I’ve been involved in the following […]
Origins committee member Sajna Rahman speaks to Harsha Tank (pictured, left), Sodexo Group VP for finance in supply management. Harsha talks about her very varied career for Sodexo North America, which has taken her all over the US in both academia and the workplace. Harsha recently moved to Sodexo UK & Ireland. Listen to this podcast below, or […]
Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond visits the offices of Smart Works, a charity which helps women on low incomes find employment. CEO Kate Stephens and volunteer ‘dresser’ Annie Brook talk to Alistair about how the charity supports clients with business clothes and interview skills. Smart Works is the chosen charity of Women Work. If you […]
Sunday 2 October was Silver Sunday, an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. Started in 2012, the aim was to celebrate older residents and to help them get out and about and meet new people, after a report discovered more than a third of people over 75 said they were lonely.
Author of The Reluctant Networker Neil Munz-Jones talks about the latest edition of his book in this Women Work podcast. Neil explains some myths around networking to Women Work co-chair Alistair Drummond and gives advice on how to grow your professional network inside and outside your company. There are tips about face-to-face interaction and how to use social media […]
Inclusive Language – Paying attention to inclusive language is good for everyone… not just for LGBT colleagues…
When I talk to my colleagues about inclusive language in the LGBT arena, I usually get the same response, that it is something the ‘D & I Police’ use to keep everyone in check. Personally I love receiving that challenge as it gives me, a Sodexo LGBT role model, the opportunity to ‘engage’ our colleagues and explain it’s nothing to do with that at all.
The obligatory photo on day one of school against the house/garage door has been taken and this year is the first year that my son has overtaken my daughter in terms of height even with her big clumpy boots on.