Huffington Post Article: 'Mind The Gap- Women & The Future of Work'

Mind The Gap- Women & The Future of Work Where is the future of work for women headed? Read my article for Huffington Post on how women can maximise their chances in the work place and there’s so much more … read more

Gender Pay Gap - the facts, issues and solutions.

Women earn 18% less than men on average, according to new research. The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) also found that the gap balloons after women have children, raising the prospect that mothers are missing out on pay rises and promotions. That … read more

The EU Referendum- an immigrant's view. (video)

On Thursday 23 June the UK will vote to remain or leave the European Union. I’ve heard people speak about ‘immigrants’ as if they’re a faceless group- well here’s what I think about the EU referendum as an immigrant’s point … read more

'I AM A REFUGEE' campaign

Monday 20th June marks the start of International Refugee Week- and with it the ‘I am a Refugee’ campaign led by JCWI. I am delighted to be part of this important aim to humanise the migration debate in people’s minds … read more

4 year old who began a movement: Alex's Lemonade Stand

The world is wonderful because of the kind people who care and tackle the greatest threats facing us. They are people with compassion and who get out there and do it. As passionate social entrepreneurs, at InspirEngage, we are always … read more

Delivering Social Enterprise Bootcamp for Mosaic

‘Do well by doing good’ that’s the InspirEngage message. It’s such a pleasure when we can work with young people to train them to do exactly that. This year marked the 4 year of our involvement and partnership with Mosaic … read more

Training A-Level Students to Launch a Social Enterprise

When people ask us what we do, we say ‘help people to do well by doing good’. Over the past couple of years, we’ve been working with Boston College through our ‘Social Enterprise Revolution’ programme, starting with hosting their first … read more

#SUCCESStour in partnership with NCS.

  Are you the person who when given half an opportunity, you take it and run with it? Or are you the person who shrugs their shoulders and says ‘I can’t be bothered?’ – that’s the difference between success and … read more

The Common Misconception of Confidence

So many people will tell you that you shouldn’t care what people think! I find that such a stupid, unrealistic & irresponsible stance! I am extremely confident in myself- but I care deeply what people think! In fact I’m always … read more

Why I do what I do...

  Today is InspirEngage Intrenational’s 7th birthday. I found myself reflecting on the journey thus far and why we do what we do. I often tell this story as something which puts the work of @inspirengage into perspective for me… … read more

Speaking on Women's Advancement at University of Brighton

On Tuesday 22nd March 2016, I was invited to deliver a keynote at the ‘Make it Happen’ conference at University of Brighton. The conference which brought together some 100 staff from all levels at the University, had the aim of … read more

The Moment When We Must Speak Up: IWD2016 Story

  Firstly Happy International Women’s Day 2016 to all the fabulous ladies out there and the men who appreciate them! Every IWD I write a blog about a story or message relating to my work on the advancement of women … read more

The InspirEngage Bahrain Tour- The Overview.

During the week of 15th February, The InspirEngage team carried out a tour of activities in Bahrain, including Skills Bootcamps at Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum (JWEF), our Business Masterclass for SMEs as well as a stop on the international speaking … read more

Mindset Shift for Organisational Transformation

    In a world that is changing in every way – businesses and the way we work, must too. Here are some of the mindset shifts that are essential for organisational transformation and survival. From Profit to Purpose: Businesses … read more

Lessons Worth Learning From Kids Company Fall

Family is good. Yes, we can all agree on that- but is it good to operate with a spirit of family in business? My views on why the Kids Company – a sizeable youth charity in the UK – fell … read more

Young People Succeed When They Have Reason To Try

The difference between success & failure is the student who wants to put in & the student who shrugs their shoulders and says ‘I don’t know’. It doesn’t make the second student any less talented who lack potential. They just … read more

Speaking the English Language: Essential to Our Communities

Muslim women who can’t speak English – that’s been one of the main stories in the press today. The point about people learning to speak English – it’s something I’ve been talking about for a long time. It’s absolutely VITAL … read more

Baby Blog: Home Video I just Have to Share!

Here’s a snippet of a home video with my son Kian (16 months) having dinner earlier today, that I just had to share with you guys! It’s moments like this that make motherhood truly the very best job in the … read more

How Comfortable Is Your Comfort Zone?

Everyone likes their comfort zone! Course they do! It’s where we feel safe, unthreatened and confident! It’s also the place that doesn’t need us to push, to grow or prove anything to anyone. In other words- the place which stays … read more

Baby Blog: Nursery Ideas

You find out you’re having your first baby, you have images of cute baby clothes, bedtime reading and a gorgeous nursery! But where do you start? Been meaning to write this blog for a while now- and have collaborated with Homify … read more