Thoughts on modern feminism – with Paulina Dejmek-Hack

A few weeks ago, a few of us at the Gentlewomen’s Club received an e-mail from one of our members. She had followed an online event for International Women’s Day where she had the opportunity to interact with a high-level professional woman who shared her experiences about gender biased behaviour at work and recommended some ideas […]

#GWCBookClub – 2 books by 2 very different women

Dear fellow gentlewomen, For my #GWCBookClub reading I would like to introduce two very different (short!) books by two very different women… I chose one of the few works of Judy Blume for adults, “Wifey”. As an author she built her career on writing for children and teenagers. She was a favorite of mine growing […]

Letting go and living my truth

I was halfway across the world in a shabby Airbnb, somewhere in suburban Boston. It had been a week of intense meetings. I was staring pointedly at the screen – there in black and white text was my medical note issued by my GP for burnout. It had been sitting in my Inbox for two […]

The story not often told

The story I want to tell you today is one that you don’t hear very often. Actually you might rarely stumble on a story like mine. Most stories of this type are taboo and people usually struggle with talking about this topic. Today I want to talk to you about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and my […]

Bucharest Hub – Community leader

The Gentlewomen’s’ Club Bucharest Hub is looking for a new Community leader to relaunch in the city. The GWC Bucharest Hub is one of the GWC’s first Hubs after its foundation in Brussels 2017. It currently has approximately 80 members in and around Bucharest. In order to be able to create a well established, thriving […]

It all began with a rum and raisin cake

We were having a celebration in my office and I had promised to bring in something sweet to my co-workers the following day. So I decided on a rum and raisin cake. Something I had never tried before, but which seemed both simple enough to pull off without too much struggle and yet complex enough […]

#GWCBookClub: ‘Everything I know about Love’ by Dolly Alderton.

I first came across Dolly Alderton through the High Low podcast, which she co-hosts with fellow journalist Pandora Sykes. I had recently discovered podcasts in general (yes I was living under a rock) and became a regular listener, binging the back log in the process as well. On one of the episodes, Dolly mentioned that […]