I am pleased as punch to have been elected to the Board of Directors for WOCAN. Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN) is a global non-profit organisation working out of Bangkok, Thailand to make demonstrable, measurable change in women’s lives. It is a vast networked organisation that focuses on women’s […]
For International Women’s Day 2013, I made this collage to share with my sisters, mothers of my heart, grannies, aunties, cousins and assorted other family members and dear, dear friends. You are unique, precious and gorgeous, one and all!
My recent musings and reflections have led to a change in branding and look for my company Meridian Prime. I have followed through with my promise to revisit my visual and virtual presence. Inspired by my desire to banish the beige and to be more bold in the world, as well as my commitment to […]
At the end of 2011, MBS executive recruitment consultants reviewed the reasons for the departure of high profile leaders from large, public corporations such as Lloyds TSB, Adidas and Pfizer. Exhaustion and personal reasons were cited by highly talented individuals as influencing their choice to leave. Once upon a time personal reasons and exhaustion might […]
I just finished reading Walter Isaacson’s excellent warts and all biography of Steve Jobs. As I was reading Jobs’ own words about his legacy it occurred to me that one way of characterising part of that legacy would be to say that Jobs was a master of transforming sacred cows into purple cows. Let me […]
This last weekend I was privileged enough to be allowed to volunteer as a coach / tutor, observer and photographer at The Young Foundation’s UpRising Leadership Programme UpRiser Retreat delivered by folk of the Roffey Park Institute. For two days I was surrounded by 50+ 19-25 year olds from three London east end boroughs. It […]