Let books be books!

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Time to Let books be books! You can sign an online petition to discourage publishers from the unnecessary labelling of children’s books ‘for boys’ or ‘for girls’. The campaign argues that a good book should be open to anyone, and children should feel free to choose books that interest them

Sign here: http://www.lettoysbetoys.org.uk/time-to-let-books-be-books/

There’s also a Let Toys be Toys petition:
https://www.change.org/petitions/toy-retailers-in-uk-and-ireland-stop-promoting-toys-as-only-for-boys-or-only-for-girls-2

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Miriam González Durántez: the Michelle Obama of the coalition?

Miriam González Durántez talks to students at a careers event hosted by National Inspiring Women

Miriam González Durántez: the Michelle Obama of the coalition? Miriam is a champion of our national Inspiring Women campaign in schools. Read The Guardian newspaper article:
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/24/miriam-gonzalez-durantez-clegg-michelle-obama-coalition

Make your voice heard by taking to girls in school about your job/career and how you got there. Whether you are a journalist or high court judge, hairdresser or a harbour master – girls in school want to hear from you.

Register here in 2 minutes to take part: http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/about/inspiring-women-campaign.aspx

Thea Green’s Top 10 Tips For Starting Your Own Business

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Inspiring Women campaign ‘career speed dater’ Thea Green gives The Huffington Post her top tips for starting your own business.

Read the full story: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/04/02/thea-green-business-start-tips_n_5074804.html?utm_hp_ref=uk-women

Thea took part in our Inspiring Women campaign launch event in October 2013 and talked with 100 school girls about running a business:

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/girls-told-to-aim-high-by-britains-career-women-at-event-hosted-by-miriam-clegg-8888790.html