Category Archives: career

Sexual harassment anyone? Just on the side, please.

The aid sector is an enlightened one filled with codes of conduct and HR handbooks filled with how to deal with being sexually harassed.  I’m not getting into SEA issues when we are in communities but rather within our own … Continue reading

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The queen bee syndrome?

This is a place where we would like women in aid and development to come and feel supported and find resources and a community but then you have articles like this that pop up in the Wall Street Journal. The … Continue reading

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Is there life after work?

We just published a piece where Fi looked at the discussions around ‘having it all’ and if this is possible and what the dynamics are around this and two days  ago, the NYTimes published yet another piece on Is There … Continue reading

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Can women establish a healthy work/ life balance in the aid industry?

There have been a number of articles published lately focused on whether women can or cannot “have it all” by balancing high level jobs with a family life. These are written about the corporate and public sectors in America. It would be … Continue reading

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