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.
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.
Gillian is relatively new to the Civil Service but is making the most of her ambition and drive to make an impact already. She is clearly passionate about equality and we know she'll go far!
Sunitha likes asking questions and that's probably what has led her to her working in the Government Digital Service. She is also a strong advocate for equality and explains the importance of equal representation of women in executive roles.
A common theme in this blog series has been the importance of addressing gender stereotypes from a young age. Earlier this year, Biologist Siobhan Sherry and Chemist Victoria Boyes (who are curating the 100 years, 100 women blog series) talked …
Profile Job: Assistant HR Business Partner Organisation: BEIS Years in Public Service: 16 My grandmother/mother was a… My nan worked at Barclays bank in Threadneedle Street and retired when I was 7. I vividly remember going to her retirement party …
Chief Digital and Information Officer Jacky takes an empowering approach to leadership, and endeavours to create a culture that attracts, retains and nurtures people from all backgrounds.
Having a grandmother who has lived an incredible life has many perks - one being lived history talked about over a glass of wine!
Georgia recounts the experience of finding the relationship between gender and respect changing upon leaving home, and why she believes that the Civil service is a shining beacon leading the way for equal gender representation.
Our creative frontend Gov.UK developer, baker and keen photographer Vanita tells us about the inspirational women in her life, her work at the public-Government interface, and what she learned about gender career stereotypes from an all-girls school.