The 100 years, 100 women blog profiled women in public life as part of the Civil Service's centenary celebrations of the Representation of the People Act which allowed all men and some women to vote for the first time.
HMRCs Executive Committee share their thoughts on gender equality and working in the department often referred to as 'the taxman'
Interview with Kate Collyer, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), and Yvonne Armitage, Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) to understand their experience of being women in their sectors.
A celebration of women working in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and its associated sectors.
Hannah's great aunt was one of the early female Civil Servants. Chosing her career over marriage, Mil became one of the first 2 women to be appointed as superintending factory inspectors.
Siobhan has been curating the 100 years, 100 women blog series as part of the cross-government centenary celebrations but has avoided writing one herself...until now!
Mother, wife, daughter, working professional, student, lover of Irregular Choice shoes and pasionate about history. As Rebecca says, no single one of these points defines her, yet each one make her who she is.
Bea is an absolute star, whose drive and interest lead her to the Civil Service and to write the research paper "The History of Women in the Civil Service". The paper is a must read, fascinating insight into how life and attitudes have changed over a relatively short period.
Karen has a busy role at the Competition and Markets Authority, which hopefully gives her the perfect balance between her favourite past times of laughing and organising!
Jess is one of those lucky Civil Servants whose academic interests have fed directly into a fascinating career as a Historic Reviewer. Her research into women in domestic service has fed her interests in marginal or outcast groups in women’s history.