#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 […]

Gentlewomen’s Club launches new #DebateSeries on gender equality issues

How many times have you been in rooms full of women discussing gender equality matters among themselves and very much agreeing with each other on the trillion things that need changing in order to achieve full equality? It’s high time we changed this echo chamber mentality and focused on inclusive and meaningful conversations. At the […]

Can working mothers have it all? Tale of a working mother

By @Ania I have come back to work recently from my maternity leave in a large, generally women friendly, multinational corporation. Friends and colleagues often commented my transition from maternity into working mum looked pretty effortlessly. While I appreciated the compliments, I have sometimes felt in those early weeks that I am trying to juggle […]

You Can’t Be What You Can’t See: Carving paths for Women Leaders #inspiredbywomen

This month at #inspiredbywomen we sit down with Nina Cummins, accomplished telecoms regulatory lawyer who is truly passionate about all things tech and can discuss spectrum auctions for hours. Also dear colleague, friend and mentor. Currently working at Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, but that’s only the beginning of her many adventures. Nina, you are now […]

#GWCBookClub: ‘The Guilty Feminist’ by Deborah Frances-White

On the cover of the Guilty Feminist book there’s a note from Emma Thompson which says “essential reading for the planet”. And I couldn’t agree more. In a world where feminism is no longer a dirty word, where you even have men parading around in their “I’m a feminist” t-shirts, the concept guilty feminism rings […]

Gentlewomen’s Club meets ImproBubble

Our first workshop of September was very much an experiment. Like most of our event ideas, this was born out of one of our member’s passion and determination to contribute to our cause. I have known Kelly for a long time. When we re-connected recently, we have discovered we share much of the same drive […]