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The gender pay gap in the UK is 19.1% Women are underrepresented in the media 46% of global media reinforces gender stereotypes, while only 6% challenges them 103,000 more women than men aged 16–24 are not in education, employment or training Men are twice as likely to earn over £50,000 as women     70% […]

#SpiritofWomen – amazing response to our workshop

Really thrilled to have such a powerful response to our workshop at Fawcett Society’s #SpiritofWomen conference in Manchester and London. It was a workshop exploring how privilege manifests and the invisibiliation of women of colour in particular. This is a small selection of feedback we received in the Twittersphere! Thanks to Sara, Carmen and Aliyah […]

Trailblazers wanted!

Trailblazer (Fearless Futures School Trainer) Role Description Who are Fearless Futures? Fearless Futures equips young women with tools to understand and challenge gender and interconnected inequalities and to grow powerful new leadership for transformative change. We support and train these young women to lead workshops with the same aim for groups of younger girls in […]

Sexual harassment in schools: a guide for teachers in the Guardian

We have written this for the @GuardianTeach website to support teachers and school leaders ensure their practice is the best it can be for all young people. It comes in light of the Women and Equalities Committee’s report and recommendations into the scale of sexual harassment and violence in schools. You can read it here.

Reflections from an alumna of our workplace programme

Below you can hear from Emily, an alumna of our corporate programme  in a financial services sector company, about what the Fearless Futures programme has meant for her, in her own words. My experience Fearless Futures has been an eye-opening, humbling, transformative and at times, terrifying journey of (self) discovery. Terrifying in that it has brought […]

A few minutes with … Hanna McCloskey

This article with our Founder & CEO Hanna first appeared in the Bloomberg Women’s Community Newsletter, June 2016. What made you leave your job in investment banking and set up Fearless Futures?  I was an investment banker for 6 years. While I really enjoyed my job and found it intellectually stimulating, I had discovered over […]

Volunteer experts needed for our Gender Equality Accelerator

What is a Gender Equality Accelerator? The Gender Equality Accelerator (GEA) will be an amazing opportunity for young women and men between 16 and 20 years old to put their knowledge of gender and intersecting inequalities and leadership skills into action to create real solutions to real world problems and in doing so accelerate the […]