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"She is definitely a Wonder Woman* [Naz Shah MP] provided a prime example of how you should push through hardships." *We think so too! That's a quote from a student attending our recent social mobility and women's leadership event at the House of Lords.

BWF - connecting young women with inspiring leaders. Find out how you can support our work at www.baronesswarsifoundation.org

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"I loved space, stars and dinosaurs."

Meet Mae Jemison, the first woman of colour in the world to travel into space. #Pioneers

Mae knew people expected her to behave in a certain way. She had noticed the gender and racial discrimination in space exploration. But, it didn't stop her reaching the stars! Find out more about her journey in this inspiring interview: https://www.makers.com/mae-jemison

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Passionate about #genderequality? Make your voice heard by guest-blogging for BWF's web-series!

Send a short email to contact@baronesswarsifoundation.org to let us know who you are, and what you’re interested in writing about (i.e. an article on a news item / event, or your views on ways to achieve gender equality). #RedefiningTomorrow

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Today, we'll be recognising the hard work of students on our BWF social mobility programme. We can't wait to welcome them to the House of Lords!

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Meet Grace from Liverpool. An A level student - and aspiring lawyer - Grace is currently on our 2016 BWF social mobility programme. She's now considering an application to read law at Oxford. http://www.baronesswarsifoundation.org/student-blog-6-oxfo…/

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Can mentoring programmes increase the diversity pipeline? http://bit.ly/2tUVNAX

[spoiler: We certainly think so on our social mobility programme!]

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Find out which companies were ranked in the top 50 Social Mobility Index.

Research has consistently shown that people from more affluent backgrounds take a disproportionate number of the best jobs and that employers tend to disproportionately employ graduates who went to private schools and elite universities. Just one of the reasons, the Foundation is working to improve…
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Meet Dauqan, she's a scientist in what's possibly the hardest place on Earth to be just a woman...Yemen: http://n.pr/2rSiswh

Like Dauqan, our aim is to #RedefineTomorrow and increase the number of opportunities for women. Find out more at www.baronesswarsifoundation.org

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Incredible moment as hundreds of people came together in solidarity with worshippers at Finsbury Park Mosque #WeStandTogether

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🌹 Incredible moment as hundreds of Londoners brought roses in solidarity with worshippers at Finsbury Park Mosque, including Sadiq Khan #WeStandTogether 🌹

If religious belief in the UK is changing, what does this mean for places of worship? Join us to find out: http://bit.ly/2o1Kk3f #ModernPlacesofWorship

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Time to press the reset button. Our Chair of Trustees, Baroness Warsi shares her views on Britain's relationship with Muslim communities in today's Guardian: bit.ly/2shqVxZ

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We condemn the recent attacks in Manchester and London. More important than ever that we #standtogether in our communities and not let fear divide us ❤️

Two organisations helping to bring people together:

1. Join in The Great Get Together (www.greatgettogether.org) or

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2. The Big Iftar UK - see below link.

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Congratulations to Adeel Akhtar for winning the best actor BAFTA. Not only does his brilliant portrayal raise awareness of violence against women (so called 'honour' crimes), but he is also the FIRST non-white best actor winner in the awards' 62-year history. 👏🏽#pioneer #inclusion

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ICYMI: our post on gender norms and how we're working to redefine them!

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"Boys were assets, girls were liabilities." Our thoughts on the gender 'balance sheet' - http://bit.ly/2oWxTCB

Watch now: our Cambridge debate on Modern Places of Worship 👇🏼

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Happening now - The Future of Faith: Leading the Modern Place of Worship

Reminder: we're in Cambridge at 5pm today - St Edmunds College to discuss Modern Places of Worship.

Free event and all welcome!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/future-of-faith-the-modern-p…

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Excited about this week's panel event with Baroness Warsi Foundation and Von Hügel Institute for critical catholic inquiry:

http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/events/details…

Please join us, all are very welcome