History Made as Miss Rogers Breaks the Jinx and Emerges the Miss Universe 2018

 

In a world where everything seems to have happened, Dee-Ann Rogers has proved that there are still lots of histories yet to be made.

Since the inception of Miss Universe Great Britain Pageant in 1952, the event has never witnessed a black winner, but on Saturday, 25 years old Dee-Ann Rogers from Anguilla made history as she emerged the winner of the pageant, amidst 40 other women from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and British overseas territories. She will however, go on to represent the UK at the International Miss Universe competition, once-owned by Donald Trump, which will take place in December in the Philippines. Continue reading History Made as Miss Rogers Breaks the Jinx and Emerges the Miss Universe 2018

Firms touted as ‘top employers’ for women pay them less than men

 

Almost half of the companies included on a list of businesses feted as the best places to work as a woman in the UK have a gender pay gap higher than the national average, exclusive Guardian analysis has revealed. Continue reading Firms touted as ‘top employers’ for women pay them less than men

University of Capetown to honour First black female Constitutional Court Judge – Yvonne Mokgoro

The first black woman to be appointed to the Constitutional Court in post democratic South Africa, Justice Yvonne Mokgoro, and former Rector and Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Professor Brian O’Connell, will be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Cape Town (UCT) next week. This will be in recognition of the significant contributions they have made to their fields and South Africa’s democracy. Continue reading University of Capetown to honour First black female Constitutional Court Judge – Yvonne Mokgoro