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Women in Philanthropy

Women in Philanthropy

The 2018 Forbes list of billionaires listed an all time female high of 256 women billionaires. Their collective worth totals more than $1 trillion, indicating clear progress in the issue of gender equality. However, with 2,208 entries on the billionaires list, the...

Women in Finance: Introducing Helena Morrissey

Women in Finance: Introducing Helena Morrissey

Women in finance are under-represented on a global scale at the executive level, according to findings from the World Economic Forum. In its 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, the WEF found that while 46% of all employees in the global financial services industry are...

Women in Finance

Women in Finance

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report suggests that female talent remains a much-underutilised resource in the workplace. This is particularly the case in certain industries, including women in finance, where female representation declines as career...

How Women are Changing the Philanthropic Landscape

How Women are Changing the Philanthropic Landscape

Research has shown that for a long time, women have traditionally been more philanthropic than men. Women donate to a wider variety of causes and are generally more generous than their male counterparts. For example, female philanthropist Joey Horn gives financial...

mothers2mothers: Lay Health Workers Programmes

mothers2mothers: Lay Health Workers Programmes

In Africa, HIV disease presents a huge health burden, necessitating a greater need for specialist healthcare services. This demand has led to a shortage of available health workers and the need to educate and employ lay health workers (LHWs) as opposed to professional...

Celebrating the Women in Finance Awards

Celebrating the Women in Finance Awards

The Women in Finance Awards were launched in 2017 as a platform for celebrating the achievements of women working and making a difference in the global financial services industry. The need for an awards ceremony such as this was identified as women still account for...

Indian Art’s Strong International Presence

Indian Art’s Strong International Presence

Indian art seems to be developing a strong global presence. Recently, Bhupen Khakhar’s De-Lux Tailors fetched over £1 million at a Sotheby’s auction in London. Khakar has also been honoured at London’s Tate Modern. In 2016, The Met Breuer contemporary and modern art...

Asian Women in Philanthropy

Asian Women in Philanthropy

The Forbes Heroes of Philanthropy list revealed that in 2017, only six out of 40 philanthropists were women. In particular, Asian women lag significantly behind their male counterparts when it comes to philanthropy. However, this seems likely to change, with the most...

Women in Finance

Women in Finance

HM Treasury has made a pledge to improve the gender balance within the financial services industry. Financial services firms take on many young female graduates, but most do not get past the mid-tier and some leave the industry entirely. Joey Horn has had multiple...