Archive | February, 2013

European Equal Pay Day

On average, women in Europe work 59 days for free. This was revealed by a study of the European Commission that was released just one day before the European Equal Pay Day on 28 February. The 59 days symbolise the amount of days women have to work extra in order to earn the same than […]

Four Female Candidates for FIFA Exco

By the deadline of 31 January, four FIFA confederations have proposed female candidates to join the FIFA Executive Committee. One of these four candidates will be elected at the FIFA Congress on 30 and 31 May 2013. The four candidates are: – Moya Dodd (Vice-President Asian Football Confederation) – Lydia Nsekera (President Burundi Football Association) […]

Six Paradoxes Women Leaders Face in 2013

Please find herewith the link to a very interesting article by Harvard Business Review on the paradoxes women will face in 2013 in their careers: http://blogs.hbr.org/ This includes the well-known issues such as pay, promotion, networking, but also new subjects are being addressed, such as women struggling with starting up their own companies and that […]