Default Ordering Of Title Options

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An extremely long title list which includes Right Honourable, Wing Comander, Dame, etc.

I was signing up to a website the other day, and it wanted to know my title. Here are the options it offered me: Look, I get it. If I’m ever daft enough to undertake a PhD and masochistic enough to complete it – I am going to demand that everyone addresses me as Doctor…

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Book Review: The Gendered Brain by Gina Rippon

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Gendered Brain Book Cover.

Do you have a female brain or a male brain? Or is that the wrong question? We live in a gendered world where we are bombarded with messages about sex and gender. On a daily basis we face deeply ingrained beliefs that your sex determines your skills and preferences, from toys and colours to career choice and salaries. But what does this constant gendering mean for our thoughts, decisions and behaviour?

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Episode 25 – The Pay Gap with Rainey David

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A quick chat with Rainey David all about the gender pay gap. Including top tips on how to value your worth to your employer. Find out more at ThePayGap.com https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Rainey-Paygap.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:27 — 1.0MB)Subscribe: Android Google Podcasts RSS

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Top 10 reasons to attend an all-male event

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There’s been lots of talk recently of the dearth of women attending technical conferences. This problem is blown out of all proportion! There are many excellent reasons to attend an all-male tech event: Reduced chance of having an affair while away on business ⚤ Hetrosexuals only! Won’t accidentally mistake a CEO for a cocktail waitress…

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The "Women Are Broken" Industry

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I get to visit a fair few start-ups. Some are hopelessly idealistic (my favourites!) some are hopelessly cynical. Recently, I got to spend a few hours with a new “Quantified Self” start-up. For the sake of protecting the guilty – let’s call them “Fronk.” Fronk have decided that women are under-served in the wearables market.…

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Episode 18: @Kerpowla and @InspireWIT

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Student Paula Clerkin has just run a successful conference for Women In Technology. Read about how she organised the conference, check out her blog, and follow her code on GitHub. Get About A Minute as soon as each episode goes live. Stick this Podcast Feed into your podcatcher Or you can Subscribe on iTunes Intro…

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Perfect Christmas Gifts For Young Feminists

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Earlier this year, I went to the annual “Ada Lovelace Day” lectures at Imperial College. There, a succession of impressive ladies demonstrated that women are perfectly capable of participating in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths/Medicine) careers. We all nodded dutifully – and applauded the women who had pushed back the boundaries of science and science…

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Assessing My Personal Gender Bias on Twitter

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I am a feminist. I believe that men and women should be given equal opportunities and that – as far as possible – we should have a civic society composed of equal numbers of men and women. At least… I think that’s how I feel. Most people believe that they are rational and live up…

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