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Week 7 #FFF

My third HERO: Marc Benioff Marc Benioff is an American billionaire with a net worth of $6.4 billion. He’s the founder, chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce and he paid out $6 million to correct the gender pay gap. Welcome back to Feminist Fact Friday where I’m mid-way through March’s theme of HEROES. For an explanation… Continue reading

Week 6 #FFF

My second HERO: Karen Blackett OBE Karen Blackett OBE is Chairperson of MediaCom UK and Country Manager of WPP, cheerleader for 17,000 WPP staff and recently appointed (by the PM) Race Equality Business Champion. I am a black female. So, when I first started in the industry, the industry was led by people who essentially… Continue reading

Week 5 #FFF

My first HERO: Laura Bates In the first three years of Everyday Sexism the project received 100,000 entries in 13+ languages. I remember having a debate with my friend in halls during our first year at uni. She was taking a module on feminism and I disagreed with most of what she talked about, believing… Continue reading

HEROES

Theme #2 for Feminist Fact Friday One of my favourite recurring jokes is the following from The Onion: And that’s mainly because when you become aware of how much inequality there is in the world it’s pretty hard to turn that off and go back to where you were before. I chose POLITICS as the… Continue reading