Victoria's nan contributed to the UK's war effort by joining the Auxiliary Territorial Service aged just 21. Although she sadly passed away at a young age, she continues to inspire strong and ambitious women in the Boyes family.
Caroline has seen a lot of changes over her career and from initially being seen as a curiosity, she is pleased to see how diversity has increased in the agricultural sector.
Alison shares her family's experience of the Child Migrant Programme and how the internet has allowed her to reconnect with long lost family.
Helen shares with us the wonderful story of her mums life in the Civil Service and the challenges she faced as a woman at work.
Julia joined the civil service after realising that equality and public service are what makes her tick. This blog also includes a book review from Julia's daughter, who is clearly another generation in the Maguire family advocating for equality.
Bernadette never seems to stop. Aside from her important role driving inclusion in the Civil Service, in her spare time she also helps BAME colleagues and communities, volunteers and sings at church, all while being a self defined semi-tiger mum! Phew!
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has some of the best female representation in Whitehall, but what about the sectors it represents? In this blog Sue Owens, Permanent Secretary at the department, introduces us to a few female trailblazers.
Zoë picked up on gender inequality from a young age and is now using her role at the Department for Work and Pensions to make sure that our digital services are inclusive and make things easier for people.
Loraine continually tries to challenge herself, building up her skill set over the course of her career. She was awarded an MBE for her charitable and professional work in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours.
Flavie has achieved a lot. Not only is she highly educated, she has also led a successful academic career and since joining the Civil Service has demonstrated her commitment to achieving gender equality.