Category Archives: women

Because it’s 2015

Because it’s 2015. Three simple words. The shrugged shoulders. The strong implication that it’s ridiculous to ask why gender balance is so important. Well played, Canada, well played. Other #BecauseIts2015 moments that have us cheering are below and we would love … Continue reading

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Enthusiastic, disenchanted or rational: What kind of woman aid worker are you?

“I expected a challenging experience, both from a human and a professional point of view, and to get in touch with different cultures. I found that my job is never the same, it is very dynamic and exciting; a complex … 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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