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Victoria Arnold, CEO of the corporate powered work space provider, Desk Union (and Next Women Advisee), talks to The NextWomen about the company's recent deal with the Royal Bank of Scotland, to launch the bank's first co-working space.

On the 17th July 2014 the world’s first digital market place for independent and interactive travel guidebooks, favoroute.com, went online.

World travelers can find an abundance of travel guidebooks that are completely independent and composed by the traveler him/herself. Travelers can choose (or share!) their favorite travel guides based on their specific wishes and be inspired by professional travel bloggers and travel journalists.

Winners and finalists of the 2014 Women in Logistics AwardsOn the 18th June, The Next Women reported on the shortlist for the Women in Logistics Awards 2014. Read more here. Well, a few weeks on and we now have great pleasure in being able to follow up on the winners.

Stephanie J. HaleMaila Reeves reviews Celebrity Authors' Secrets, a new book by Stephanie J. Hale.

Stephanie J. Hale gives us a fascinating view into the practice and process of some of the worlds’ most popular and prolific authors, in a series of insightful interview transcripts.

What is perhaps most interesting about this collection is that whilst the authors are very different and encompass a broad range of genres and writing styles, there are definite under-pinning themes which radiate out from the literary world. 

Women In Logistics Awards 2013 - Company of the YearThe nine individuals and two companies in the running for awards at the Women in Logistics annual conference and awards have been unveiled.

The most popular across four categories will be honoured at a glittering ceremony in Warwickshire on the evening of Friday June 27, in the company of the judges Professor Richard Wilding and Ruth Waring, and special guest Mrs Beverley Bell, the UK's first female traffic commissioner.

Leesa Muirhead, Founder, Adessy AssociatesWomen are powerful catalysts as world changers and tend to have a close relationship with their local communities and a sense of connection with the wider world. Women’s influence is expanding and as more women develop businesses, products and services, many have a deep desire to contribute to making a difference and creating sustainable, positive change.

Supporting the central role women play in influencing and shaping society, a new fellowship focused on elevating the social impact of influential women (and men) is launching this November.

Pioneers for Change actively seeks to gather a community of international wealth holders and inheritors, entrepreneurs, investors, senior executives, career changers and talented thinkers and do-ers.

Nikki Yates; GSK; young women; STEM; telling stories; Apprentice Trailblazers

Nikki Yates, former nurse and now General Manager of GSK’s UK business, explains to The NextWomen why showcasing creativity and collaboration is the key to attracting ambitious young women into science and engineering – and how everyone in the industry can help by sharing their own inspiring stories.

Georgina-Kate Adams, Founder of The Seed, Africa,with a girl whose education was funded through the project. Megan Foo of The NextWomen examines the issue of the lack of access to education for girls in developing countries. Megan talks to Georgina-Kate Adams, Founder of crowdfunding project The Seed, Africa, regarding the impact of educating girls through crowdfunding.

Lana Larder of The NextWomen considers the importance of identifying and protecting your company’s most valuable assets, discussing the issue with Mary Juetten, founder of Traklight, a software product which helps business owners protect their ideas.

Charles Hylton-Potts explains the basics of EU data protection law. In a series of articles, Charles Hylton-Potts, a lawyer based in London, covers a range of legal topics relevant to establishing a business in the EU. Click here to check out his previous article.