How to dress for a cold weather run as a woman

Happy New Year

How should I dress as a woman for a cold weather winter run in sub-zero temperatures? In this article I’ll show you in a short youtube how I dress for the – 10° to 5° C (14 – 41 F) that we usually have here in the south of Germany. You can run in every […]

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Parity at Work & being an employee of CHEP

When I started to work at a “Pallet company” 2 years ago, I had not in the least anticipated how exciting and rewarding this would become. At first glance, the topic sounds even boring, but CHEP is so very much more than just a pallet company! Soon I started to see blue pallets everywhere, I […]

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“He for he at work” by Vân Nguyen (guest blog)

Julia: “This great blog has been written by Vân Nguyen, fellow member of the marketing committee of the LEAD Network and Communications & Pursuits Strategist at EY. I would like to feature it, because it touches on two very important concepts that are essential for Inclusion and Diversity – incuding men in I & D efforts […]

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TCS Amsterdam Marathon – my first – 21st of October 2018

It isn’t easy for me to write about this experience and still keep you motivated. I was never one to sugar coat things, I’m a fan of honest and direct communication, because I think it’s more efficient and in the long run less hurtful. But please keep reading to the end, because my first marathon […]

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Diversity & Inclusion in real life – where to start?

Inclusion & Diversity

By now almost everyone has heard about it somewhere… this new trending topic of “Diversity & Inclusion in the workplace”….. even here in Germany. But there are still so many misconceptions about what it really means. I myself didn’t really know what it encompasses more than one year ago. Back then I joined the LEAD […]

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13 reasons why running is the best sport for business women!

Forest run

While many trend sports come and go, running stays and the percentage of female runners is at 40% and rising fast, higher than in many other sports. Why is that? 1. It provides a perfect balance to sitting at the desk in front of a screen Running strengthens not only the leg muscles, but all […]

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The 1st 10k race

Today, 13th of May 2018, I ran my very first 10 k race and I feel absolutely wonderful! For me it’s a bit of a milestone, more so than the 5k race. I managed to get from 5k to 10k. That means that I can equally get from 10 k to a half marathon if […]

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Diversity and the Need for Balance

When a colleague told me about the LEAD Network Europe, and I read about what it is and what it does, I immediatelly joined. There was never a question in my mind whether or not this is a cause worth supporting. I feel very strongly about equality. We all have deserved to be given the […]

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