Is There Really Gender Equality in the Workplace in 2021?

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Words by Diana Milena Lopez Duque  “Since the very first time I met my manager, I was shocked when he told me that he can’t stand a woman who gives him orders or who earns more than him. But that wasn’t the worst part. Months later, I had to quit my job and seek immediate […]

Taking a leap of faith

Words by Diana Milena Lopez Duque   Who says that migrating to another country is an easy job? If anyone thinks it is, please give us the secret recipe. We, migrants, took a leap of faith moving to another country. From the very moment we are at the airport, saying goodbye to our family, with […]

What happened to you? Let’s talk about migration and mental health

Words by Bianca Oana Asanache You’ve come a long way, you made it this far.  Studied hard and worked harder to gain experience. Worked your bum off climbing up the ladder of success.  You proved to your family, your workmates, your boss, and ultimately to yourself, that you have what it takes. Then you move countries. You […]

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChoosetoChallenge

Lessons from #ChooseToChallenge Month “You’ve got to tell the world how to treat you. If the world tells you how you are going to be treated, you are in trouble.” James Baldwin. This year, the International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge gender bias and inequality. This campaign’s highlights go beyond simply celebrating women’s performances. It’s […]

Migration, Roots & Identity

Words by Bianca Oana Asanache     To uproot   verb [ T ] 1) uproot verb [T] (plant) to pull a plant including its roots out of the ground 2) uproot verb [T] (person) to remove a person from their home or usual environment   (From the Cambridge Dictionary)   Uprooted, interrupted, removed, displaced. […]