How #MeToo is making its mark on the events industry

From so-called booth babes to sexual harassment of women, sexism remains rife in areas of the events industry, and some organisers must try harder to set a more inclusive tone

Why Africa remains an untapped market for femtech

High birth rates, rising populations and stigmas around infertility are holding back awareness around fertility in many parts of Africa. But a handful of companies are doing their bit to empower more women to take charge of their reproductive health

More women in finance isn’t enough, we need female CFOs

Despite some progress, there remains much to be done to achieve more women on company boards as finance directors

Why the industry needs more women in engineering

Engineering is missing out because of latent prejudice and unconscious bias preventing women from entering the profession

Tech sector lagging behind when it comes to diversity

Women on beanbags with laptops diversity in tech

Technology companies have a long way to go in achieving a diverse workforce as women and ethnic minorities often remain under-represented, particularly in senior positions

Why ovarian cancer needs a higher profile

Underfunded and too often misdiagnosed, ovarian cancer is known as the “silent killer”, yet early diagnosis could save many lives

Why the maritime industry needs more women

Despite greater awareness of the gender imbalance, advancement of women in shipping, particularly at sea, is slow

Financial services missing out by holding women back

While corporate America has been making incredible strides in efforts for gender representation and equality, there is still much to be done in this arena, specifically within the financial services industry