5 Websites in English for women who work

 
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There is no better place to get the vocabulary you need to do your job well and climb the career ladder than these websites.

Why?

- The information is current and on trend.

- You can connect to a whole community of other professionals who have encountered similar problems or challenges to you.

- These are the skills you need to develop professionally and you can learn them at the same time as improving your English!

 

1. Create & Cultivate

'Create & Cultivate is an online platform and offline conference for women looking to create & cultivate the career of their dreams.'

They hold conferences all over the world where you can see female entrepreneurs and creatives speak whilst networking with and meeting other like-minded working women.

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2. Career Contessa

'Women are building careers on their terms. We've created a resource that addresses the unique challenges acing women and developed solutions specifically for you.'

There is a wealth of information on this site, it is focused on 

Download some of the free digital downloads here to combine English practise with some career planning!

 

 

3. LEAN IN

'Our mission is to empower women to achieve their ambitions.'

If you haven't bought the book yet, please do that! It's something to keep in your handbag or on your desk in case you need some support quickly dealing with a difficult colleague, asking for a raise or saying no to a project.

The website has a huge amount of resources and practical advice, you can become part of a global movement by signing up! 

If you're in Madrid - I'm one of the moderators for our lean in circle, so please join and come to a meeting we'd love to see you there!

 

4. WOMEN WHO 

'A URL and IRL community for creative working women.'

A monthly podcast that I listen to with notes open on my phone, an amazing CV planner that you can buy from the site and another amazing book packed with advice... this one is very small and pretty and literally lives in my handbag and I pull it out to find useful references for clients, friends and the lovely lady who makes my espresso in the morning before work! 

Follow on instagram for beautiful London shots & even more great ideas! @womenwho 

 

5. THE POOL 

'A platform for women who are too busy to browse. We produce interesting and inspiring original content on everything from people and politics to food, fashion and film.'

They curate the internet and filter out all the crap so you don't have to waste time reading about the latest Trump or Brexit or Catalonia or 'insert your countries depressing and repetitive news cycle here' scandal. It's an excellent way for you to both keep on top of global news, trends and fashions while reading in English.

Sign up for the newsletter - today in 3, to get the 3 most important daily news pieces sent to your inbox. Or follow on twitter where they post fairly frequently and check them out on your commute!

They also have a great feature 'the scrapbook' where you can sign in and save article for later - a great way to review your vocabulary at the end of the week by quickly rereading the articles and seeing if you can remember the words and expressions you had to look up previously.