#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 […]

This November sees the launch of the Singapore Hub of the Gentlewomen’s Club

Gentlewomen’s clubs around the world were formed under the belief that women of all ages, backgrounds, and occupations have similar questions and milestones to address in life. They are fun and safe communities for women to express their views and support each other in a non-judgmental environment, both personally and professionally. Five women united with […]

Gentlewomen’s Club runs again for Race for the Cure

On 30 September, the Gentlewomen’s Club took part at Race for the Cure, a Charity Run organised by Think Pink, an organisation that asks for more attention to breast cancer and the need for regular checks. Money collected through this fundraising exercise goes to breast cancer research. GWC did this run for the third time, […]