April 19, 2021
In case you missed it, each week I will be taking your through some key headlines highlighting women in media from key publications. Here's your wrap up for 12 - 18 April 2021:
1. Finalists Announced for 2021 Women's Agenda Leadership Awards
Over 30 leading ladies have been nominated for 9 awards, with all being revealed on 29th April at this year's ceremony.
This year’s awards celebrate how women have defined the year we’ve just had, and how women will take us forward into the critical decade ahead.
2. The Disposable Glove You Didn't Know You Needed
Two male entrepreneurs took their latest business idea to Germany's Dragon's Den recently. Their proposal: the pinky glove - an idea sparked from their “mission to find a solution that makes life easier for all women” when they have their periods. Their product was backed by investor ‘dragon’ Ralf, with 30,000 euros.
Another example of a broken system that creates another 'pink tax' and men attempting to solve a problem that doesn’t actually exist, whilst period shaming...
3. It's Time To Be Friends Again
Eva Wiseman presents an insightful read as we venture out of lockdown. Together we can figure out how to be intimate again and it's ok to be unsure. We've spent the past year learning new behaviours/
"we must collectively assess the state of our friendships, rinse them off, see where we are."
Tune in again next week for more headlines!
About Louise Nealon
Award-winning Communications Director, Louise Nealon, helps purpose-led organisations and minority groups that support humanity, to be visible and heard – in order to create positive change in the world.