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BUY TICKETS TO OUR GALENTINES PARTAY

January 31, 2019

*First 30 to arrive will get a very cool goody bag* 

We love bringing fabulous women together! Its a huge part of what we stand for and the month of February is the perfect time to do so!

Valentines Day is so 2018 it is time to celebrate sisterhood, friendship and authentic self love at our Galentines Day Partayyy!

Come along and mingle with other fabulous people! Shake a leg, have some candy floss and be in with a chance to win some awesome prizes. 

Secret Sista: We want everyone attending to buy a gift for another person. We are spicing up the Secret Santa routine and want to sharing some love! I mean who doesn’t love a gift?! Buy a gift, wrap it up and on entry we will put it in our secret box! During the evening members of our awesome team will have you pick out a gift at random. (Max Spend £10) 

We have some awesome DJs spinning some great tunes throughout the evening!





We will be playing some games and it will just be all round fun. There will so many opportunities to grab a selfie with your soul sistas, we want you to come along to celebrate your friends and make new ones too!

So grab your ticket now! Tell a friend to tell a friend to tell a friend! We look forward to seeing all your gorgeous faces.



WATCH HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR LAST EVENT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0ydiKCsnMg

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Running On Empty Panel @ The Curtain London | Simone Powderly, Venus Libido, Elise Loubatieres, Copper Garden & Jemma Thomas

January 18, 2019



On The 12th January 2019 we started the year off by holding an event that touched on a very sensitive yet important topic - MENTAL HEALTH!
We discussed anxiety, dealing with external pressures, self-love and self-care.
It was such a great opportunity for women to be open and transparent about some of the battles they faces on a day to day.

Huge thanks to the amazing WOP Team - Cecilia, Cheryl, Anita, Amelia, Abigail, Larissa, Victoria, Robyn, Flor, Emily & Zuleika








SOLD OUT | RUNNING ON EMPTY PANEL | 12TH JANUARY

January 06, 2019


Women Of Power UK is platform designed to help women discover and ignite their true potential. We pride ourselves in creating safe and interactive spaces that enable women to network, learn and challenge the status quo.
We want to start the year by addressing a very sensitive yet a very important topic. The conversation aroud the topic of mental health & self care is ongoing, we constantly need a reminder and an open forum to discuss these things openly with each other.
Sometimes even the confident person is struggling, it isn't always what it seems but this is what makes us human. We are not perfect and we go through things.
'Running On Empty' will be a fabulous afternoon exploring the topic of mental health and hearing from some amazing women how they navigate through life exercisising self love and in some instances actively dealing with things like social anxiety, depression etc.
We have a panel of awesome women who will be opening up the conversation with us!
Venus Libido (@VenusLibido)

Jessica Sheppard (@CopperGarden)

Jemma Thomas (@Jemmas_Health_Hub)

Elise (@LittleMissPlumful)

Simone Powderly (@SimonePowderly)

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The Host for the afternoon will be 'Priscilla (@IAmNotMyLipstick) ' who is the founder of Women Of Power UK. Priscilla will be asking some deep and relevant questions to all our guest speakers and engaging them in a conversation about mental health, anxiety & self love, this segment will be follwed by an active Q&A giving a chance for all of you fab attendees to ask questions.
There is also a chance to get your hands on one of our goody bags! Full of treats and goodies from a wide range of brands - FIRST COME FIRST SERVED!
We will be holding the event at THE CURTAIN (@thecurtainldn) in Shoreditch - The Curtain is a hotel & private members club that lie in the heart of Shoreditch on the famous Curtain Road. 

For any more details on what we do at Women Of Power please visit our online platform - www.theconvehersation.com or email us at hello@theconversation.com or events@womenofpower.co.uk
Also be sure to follow us on our Instagram/Twitter: @womenofpoweruk and like our Facebook Page 'Women Of Power U.K'

Gender Pay Gap In Sports

December 24, 2018
JUST HOW MUCH MORE MEN EARN THAN WOMEN IN PROFESSIONAL SPORT


Professional sport is an industry where, more than any other, we see a difference in how much men and women are paid. Lavishly rewarded with high wages and bumper sponsorship packages, several sports have watched the men’s game grow whilst neglecting the women’s side of sport.       
Ultimately, they all show the same level of passion, dedication, and skill when competing. This was the principle taken by Boost in their recent analysis of the gender pay gap in professional sports. Take the basic salary earned and divide by the minutes spent competing, and you get a picture of how much more top male stars earn when playing exactly the same sport as their female counterparts.


football is a major offender

Football may be the UK’s national sport, but it upholds a significant sports-based gender pay gap.
Analysis of the top leagues in the men’s and women’s game show that, when compared to men, the average female player earns 47 times less for every minute they play. Based on the average salary for the league, an FA Women’s Super League player would earn £16.72 per minute if they played every minute throughout the season. For male players in the Premier League, the figure stands at £772.66 per minute.  
Across the league, male players are rewarded significantly more than women for competing in their elite leagues. This point is further emphasised when you look at the pay-per-minute of top players.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi earned £15,048 for every minute he spent on the pitch for his Catalonian club in the 2017/18 season. Leading female footballer Alex Morgan collected just £431 for every minute she spent on the pitch for US club Orlando Pirates, 35 times less.
Take another of the world’s most handsomely paid male sports stars – Neymar. He earned £22,364 for every minute at French side Paris St. Germain during the 2017/18 season. Fellow Brazilian Marta, recently named as the fourth best female player on the planet, earned 99 times less per minute at £225.
In football, your gender plays a significant role in the level at which you are idolised, adored and, ultimately, paid.



us sports tell the same story

The research also focused in on one of the biggest sports from across the Atlantic,  basketball. Despite being run by the same body, the NBA (National Basketball Association), the differences in money earned for competing in, and winning, the male and female versions of the competition are vast.
Working on the same principle as football’s top leagues, the average WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association) player earns just 2.5% of the average male NBA player. A WNBA average salary of £57,000 pales in comparison to the men’s figure of almost £5.5 million.
Again, the gap widens when you take the pay of the outstanding players from each league. Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry earned £26.6 million for 2,186 minutes on the court during the 2017-18 season. At £12,190 for every minute, his pay per minute far outstretches any player in the WNBA.
Take Candace Parker. Her salary is capped at just over £87,000 by the league salary cap. After completing 1,279 minutes of court time, she earned her salary at £68.19 – 179 times less than that of Curry.
Aside from salary, bonuses are heavily skewed towards winning the men’s competition. After winning the 2016 NBA Championship final, £2.06 million was handed out amongst the winning roster (at around £140,000 per player). For winning the top prize in women’s basketball, a player will earn a bonus of around £8,300.


tennis sets an example to be followed

Tennis is a more shining example of how sport can equalise the merits of men and women. Each of the four major tournaments now hands out the same winnings to their male and female champions. Holding the male and female competitions during the same period also promotes cross-viewing, building excitement and interest in the sport no matter the gender of those competing.
As a result, tennis is home to some of the most celebrated female sports stars. After years of domination, Serena Williams takes her place among the legends of the sport, and, from a financial perspective, her achievements are not downplayed or sidelined. For winning an elite competition such as Wimbledon or the US Open, she is rewarded as handsomely as the winner of the male competition.

The nature of sport doesn’t change based on the gender of those competing. It takes sacrifice and application to call yourself the best in the world at something. When competing in the same league or competition, sport shouldn’t place a higher reward on male player achievement than that of women. For some of the world’s most aspirational sports, work is still to be done.  

 Natalia Sketchley

Twitter: @Naty_Kingsbury

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End Of Year Speed Networking Event | 21st December 2018

December 24, 2018
What a fabulous event to wrap up what has been an amazing year!

We gathered together with some awesome women and ran a very lovely speed networking mixer! There were refreshments and drinks provided by the amazing Bosco Del Merlo too!

A huge thanks to the awesome team at SMUK London for being the venue host! Also a huge shoutout to the great WOP Team for the evening - Victoria, Zuleika, Emmy-Lou & Cecilia! You're all awesome!













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GET YOUR FREE TICKET NOW - End Of Year Mixer

December 14, 2018


Our very successful Speed Networking event is back again! The year is drawing to an end and we want to put on another great interactive event for all you ladies. 
It will be a fantastic opportunity to speed network with a wide range of different women. All the ladies will have a fixed amount of time to talk to each other and in between you will hear about what we have been up to this year, our plans for the coming year and also our venue host 'SMUK London' will be giving you access to some special discounted offers.
The aim of the event is to encourage women to mix and mingle with ease, while exercising their networking skills. Networking is a very big part of moving forward in life, the more connections you can make the easier it is. 
There will also be some time during the event where we will be sharing our top tips to being able to network with ease - rememember the saying 'your network is your net worth'. If you don't put yourself out there and dare to do something new then you won't meet new people who may be able to open doors for you.
As always we will have a lovely spread of great refreshments and a couple of prizes will be made available to win on the evening.
We will be holding this event at the amazing SMUK London - check them out on social media @SMUKLondon.
SMUK London is the one-stop natural beauty and lifestyle studio in Belgravia. SMUK focuses on natural beauty to help women feel beautiful inside and out using products derived from natural ingredients. Bespoke luxury services are offered to create the natural look.
BRING A FRIEND WITH YOU! LET US ALL CELEBRATE TOGETHER!


Feminism Beyond The West | The Freedom Panel | November 2018

December 14, 2018


Another Amazing Event! The Freedom Panel was a new event series that passed the mic to any women to speak on the given topic. We want to ensure that it is not just women from certain backgrounds, or women with certain accomplishments that get the opportunity to talk on our SheShares Panel! We had an application process and only just managed to narrow it down to six amazing women, all from different walks of life, backgrounds and experiences. A huge thank you to Bosco Del Merlo & Initimina for being great supports and sponsoring drinks & products for the event. A huge thank you to WeWork Keltan House & our panel: Tasha Okeke, Olivia West, Mikaela Rice, Lisa Wang, Fahmida Rahman & Chian Reynolds.

Last but never least our awesome team that made the day happen Victoria, Gizell, Lottie, Amelia & Liza! To find out more about what we do follow us on socials @WomenOfPowerUK









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EVENT: THE FREEDOM PANEL | FEMINISM BEYOND THE WEST

November 23, 2018

The Freedom Panel is a new event venture for Women Of Power UK. We want to pass the mic to any women interested in having her voice heard! The aim is to open up dialogue on important issues to the wider sphere - we want to celebrate intelligence & knowledge across the board. You don’t have to have a platform, a following or anything like that, we simply demand a genuine interest/passion on the given topic.
This month we are exploring ‘Feminism Beyond The West’. We find that is very easy to get caught up in the issues that affect your immediate environment, feminism is bigger than the west & from rape to women not having access to the vote to genital mutilation there are lots of topics that need to be addressed. Women just like us are subject to a different reality based on their gender. We want to enlighten & discuss this, with a hope that we all leave feeling inspired to push for a change beyond our immediate environment.
Outside of the talks being given by the panel we will also be giving a chance to the audience to get involved in the conversation! 
After going through applications we have selected four phenomenal women who will be giving us an insight into Feminism Beyond The West!

This evening will be a great chance to mingle with fabulous women, network and talk! 

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The Host for the evening will be 'Robyn Richford (@robynrichford)' who will really be getting stuck in with  some deep and relevant questions to all our guest speakers, and she will coordinate an active Q&A giving a chance for all of you fab attendees to ask questions. 
As always we will provide a scrumptious spread of canapes and refreshments to keep us all going during the evening.
There is also a chance to get your hands on some giveaway treats! 
We will be holding the event at WeWork Keltan House in Hackney!
For any more details on what we do at Women Of Power please visit our online platform - www.theconvehersation.com or email us at hello@theconversation.com or events@womenofpower.co.uk
Also be sure to follow us on our Instagram/Twitter: @womenofpoweruk and like our Facebook Page 'Women Of Power U.K'

 
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