Creating an Inclusive Culture to Unlock Diversity

In order to be successful at reducing gender disparity in business, organisations must foster a culture which values and supports any initiatives aimed at achieving it. This requires dedicated effort from everyone – employees as well as managers – leading up to concrete actions being taken towards this goal. Despite the numerous attempts that have […]

Why Hybrid and Flexible Working is Key to Productivity and Good Mental Health

In an era of unprecedented disruption, the notion of hybrid work is something that many find unfamiliar. Indeed, while it represents a sharp departure from the traditional work model, what exactly constitutes this innovative approach to employment remains an open question. To gain insight into its evolution over time and explore its effects on society […]

Looking Back on 2022

It has been a busy year for the Netwomen™️ team, and we thought it only fitting to delve a little deeper as to what we achieved, and some highlights, over the past year.  At the beginning of 2022 Netwomen™️ consisted of CEO, Pinky Ghadiali, and 8 Ambassadors. Since then, it has grown to over 10 […]

5 Things Female Tech Leaders Must do to Succeed

There are many reasons why women in tech need to continue to succeed. Women in tech represent a diversity that is often undervalued and underrepresented, and they bring different perspectives and experiences that can help organisations improve their overall effectiveness. Female leaders in technology must be proactive in order to ensure their success, as well […]

How to Remain Focussed on your Business During December

We’ve done it. We’ve got through 11 months of the year, and we are in the final stretch. Welcome to December! December is a short month for most (hospitality and healthcare excluded) industry professionals, but for the rest of us we receive and/or take some time off leaving it, realistically, a three-week month.  We start […]

Why DEI Job Cuts Will Hurt Your Company

Recently the Bank of England warned us that the UK is on the brink of a recession. According to EY “High energy prices, elevated inflation, rising interest rates and global economic weakness mean the UK economy is expected to be in recession until the middle of 2023”. Whilst not minimising the effect that a recession […]

Are Women In Tech Burning Out?

It’s no secret that many women in tech feel the need to outperform their male counterparts and as a result, they often sacrifice their work-life balance. Studies have shown, time and time again, that people who maintain a healthy lifestyle are less likely to experience burnout, yet women always seem to be taking on more […]

Cybersecurity needs more women! Here are some inspiring women in Cybertech.

We know from previous Netwomen blog posts that in most technology companies, women are sparsely represented and women of colour are even more rare. This is the case for all industries, especially as you move up to the higher positions. McKinsey states that only 28% of people in senior management roles are women and a […]

Why aren’t more women in Tech?

Getting women into tech careers has never been more important. However, it has been shown that even at a young age, girls are steered away from it. The Guardian says that apparently, teachers believe old-fashioned stereotypes about subjects such as design and technology and computer science put girls off choosing them at school. We believe […]

The inspiring story of Bumble founder becoming a billionaire at 31

Whitney Wolfe-Herd, founder and CEO of the dating app Bumble, became a billionaire at just 31-years-old. She is now 33. Wolfe-Herd is the youngest woman to have taken a company public in the US – which she did all while holding her one-year-old son, Bobby, on her hip as she rang the opening bell for […]