Leslie is a trailblazer. Not satisfied with being the first female Permanent Secretary for the Scottish Government, she is committed to making sure the organisation becomes more diverse in thought and culture.
Megan claims to be a lousy typist and is in awe of her grandmother who worked in a typing pool and have to start from scratch if she made a mistake! Now responsible for helping Brits who need assistance in Australia, Megan is very proud of how many women are taking up senior roles.
Jocelyn is one of the fantastic Civil Servants representing the UK elsewhere in the world. She is using the UK's expertise to help tackle violence against women in Peru.
Masego is inspired and encouraged by her grandmother to take advantage of the opportunities which were not available to her. And she is doing a great job at it! From pursuing her education, owning her own car and driving the delivery of IT across Africa, Masego really is a shining star for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Irene sets out her plan for accelerating gender equality, including using her magic wand to give the suffragettes a Venezuelan style hug!
Rabab is an Iraqi woman who does not accept failure, regularly chooses the difficult option and believes in the importance of influencing others.
Emma joined the Civil Service as a Fast-Track Apprentice with the ambition to progress. She is certainly doing that, having recently moved to a new role as an Employer Advisor in Glasgow Shettleston Job Centre Plus.
This blog has the lot! Sharp shooting grandmothers, a great aunt getting a science degree in the 1930s, a new found love of sport and ideas for more engagement with men.
Not only does Irene work on diversity and inclusion she is also cultivating an inclusive home environment, creating a safe space for her foster child. While she admits this can be challenging and she longs for the day when inclusion is the default, her commitment is making a real difference to lots of peoples lives.
Regan self describes as 'brash' by name and nature, but explains how she has learnt to be confident in who she is.
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