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Interviews with The Experts #24 Lauren Currie OBE

Holly chats to women empowerment expert Lauren Currie, discussing the reasons holding women back in business. They identify three big problems – the world of business was not designed for women to be in it; the world of work is not made for carers; and the way women are raised impacts their internal narrative around confidence and success. Lauren said the women have to ‘unlearn everything we’ve learnt’!

They touch on being scared to say the wrong thing and being politically correct and Lauren reminds us that everything is political – being pregnant, periods, women in work – but what we can all do it say ‘not on my watch’. She suggests changing the dialog at home, although difficult, can have the greatest impact.

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