June 4, 2018 Gentlewomen's Club

GWC raised 900+ EUR at the Relay for Life

Last weekend, the Gentlewomen’s Club Team took part in the Relay for Life, a festive event that focuses on solidarity and fund-raising for the fight against cancer. Over 24 hours, from 2pm on Saturd
May 21, 2018 Gentlewomen's Club

The Gentlewomen’s Club launches its #GWCBookClub Initiative

Today, we are launching our first cross-hubs initiative, an online Book Club to support female writers and encourage discussions on ideas, content and authors. One of our members will designate a book
March 9, 2018 Gentlewomen's Club

Gentlewomen’s Club Movie Night

Last week we were delighted to host our first movie night for members of our Club. We decided to start this series with Battle of the Sexes –  describing the 1973 tennis match between Billie Je
March 8, 2018 Gentlewomen's Club

The London chapter of the Gentlewomen’s club (GWC) is officially open! Since the beginning of the year, while most of the city was reminiscing over the festive fun and figuring out frugalities assoc
February 26, 2018 Oana

The confidence you need when changing your career path

Six months have passed since I started actively looking for a new job. So this topic of changing the career path got my interest big time as this most recent period has not been easy at all – bo
February 12, 2018 Sabina

Inspired girls grow into inspiring women

A couple of weeks back, a friend at Google emailed us to pass on an invitation to an event they were hosting over lunch with Miriam Gonzalez. I must admit I did not know who Miriam Gonzalez was at the
February 9, 2018 Gentlewomen's Club

Revolution from Within: What’s the difference between judgement and opinion?

“The connections between and among women are the most feared, the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet” – Adrienne Rich Our club is founded on building a n
December 30, 2017 Gentlewomen's Club

2017 brought me, and us, ladies, the Gentlewomen’s Club in Bucharest

Someday in September, Ovidiu, a friend of mine, sent me a link saying “I guess these ladies are looking for you, girl”. My cheeks got red immediately cuz the link was saying Looking For Inspiring
December 27, 2017 Ania

Holiday Viewing Suggestions

We hope that you are enjoying your Christmas holidays, we definitely are! When the weather outside is a bit gloomy and not too tempting to go outside (as it is now the case in Brussels), it might be a
December 11, 2017 Sabina

T’is the season – Christmas Party 2017

It’s a Friday evening in December, just before the first big snow of this winter. On the first floor of Le Seventy-Five, a small and cosy bar in Brussels’ Sablon quarter, we are hosting our first
December 8, 2017 Sabina

Our introduction to Equine-assisted personal growth

On a chilly – yet sunny – November morning, Andreea, Lidija, Maike, Vitis and myself headed out to Hoeilaart, to try out a new experience about which we knew fairly little and had no idea
December 4, 2017 Ania

Beware – judgement zone

In our Gentlewomen’s Club, we are constantly focusing on creating a judgement-free zone for women. When we were exchanging ideas about the club, it became clear that we wanted to create a space for
November 22, 2017 Sabina

Gentlewomen’s Club takes part in the Uccle Ladies Run

On Sunday 19th of November, another running team under the leadership of our team captain, Ksenija Simovic, took to Foret de Soignes to participate in the Uccle Ladies Run. On a sunny yet chilly weeke
November 4, 2017 Sabina

Girls Night In with Vicky Martinez Dorr

On October 18th, we hosted our first ever Girls Night In. We had a wonderfully powerful discussion with our friend and coach, Vicky Martinez Dorr, who has guided us through the labyrinth of our past
October 30, 2017 Ania

Race For The Cure – Because Breast Cancer Is Everyone’s Business

On September 10th, The Gentlewomen’s Club organised another running team, this time racing and collecting money for the cure to breast cancer. The yearly Race for the Cure is the world’s l
October 29, 2017 Gentlewomen's Club

The Grey Zone of Sexual Harassment: An Open Letter to Men

Dear Men, News has started to uncover a sad truth that resonates deeply with many women’s personal experience: the extent and impunity of sexual harassment. There are no excuses and we should 
October 17, 2017 Ozlem

“Your capability should be the only judge of how far you can go”

Last week, we had the privilege of having a lunchtime discussion with Ursula Burns on how to build a path for success and deal with specific challenges that women may face in their careers. Ursula Bur
October 15, 2017 Kayla

Gentlewomen’s Club Team-building in Venice

I team che lavorano al sole sono i piú forti ! Because even the strongest of women need a sun break. The Gentlewomen’s Club jetted off to Venezia from Brussels and London for our first team buil
September 22, 2017 Sabina

Looking for inspiring ladies to set up the Bucharest Hub of the Gentlewomen’s Club

Half a year since we have launched the Club in Brussels, we are now coming to Bucharest. Are you – or do you know someone who is – passionate about women empowerment, with some spare time
July 5, 2017 Ozlem

I Have A Dream

Someone recently asked me why feminism was still an important issue for women today. So, after a lengthy debate on all of the many many reasons why I felt that there was still so much that we needed t
June 26, 2017 Gentlewomen's Club

Girls Night Out goes to La Terrasse O2

On June 22nd, we held our summer edition of the Girls Night Out, at La Terrasse O2, a pop-up restaurant and bar in a very pretty and green neighbourhood of Uccle. Perfect setting and great summer weat
June 16, 2017 Ania

“Let me explain it to you.., A Short story about mansplaining”

In the past few years, there’s been some high-profile cases of mansplaining, including for example an episode of Project Greenlight, when Matt Damon ‘explained’ diversity to a black female p
May 29, 2017 Gentlewomen's Club

We ran like girls and raised funds for girls rights

This spring, our wonderful team of runners have trained hard and succeeded in finishing the 20k of Brussels on May 28th, in awfully hot conditions. Antwerp, Brussels and Sibiu (Romania) are just a few
April 27, 2017 Gentlewomen's Club

First Girls Night Out of the Gentlewomen’s Club!

On April 26th, we organised our Girls Night Out, the first one since the creation of the Gentlewomen’s Club. We had a super fun and yummy dinner at Pre de Chez Nous, a new gem in the city center