Resources

Useful links

Organisations dedicated to helping women returners and mothers

http://www.irelaunch.com
iRelaunch is a thought leader on career reentry strategy and returning to work in the changing economy, iRelaunch produces career reentry programmes and events for employers, organisations and individuals.  The iRelaunch Return to Work Conference is the only large scale gathering of experienced professionals on career breaks returning to work and the employers interested in meeting them. The Conference is not a job fair, but rather a one-day, content-filled, educationally focused event encouraging employers and professionals to engage in substantive ¬†conversations.

http://www.mumandcareer.co.uk
A not-for-profit web community for professional working mums that shows combining career and children can be done. They offer inspiration, support and information to mums with ambition. Do have a look for yourself as it is a high-quality, friendly resource filled to the brim with inspirational stories and a great selection of links, guidance, women’s events and discussion from mums who have been there before. It really is a first stop when you are looking for a work family balance that works. And it's free!

www.womenlikeus.org
Women Like Us helps women with children find part time, flexible work in north and central London.

http://www.dressforsuccess.org
Non-profit organisation that provides interview suits, confidence boosts, and career development to low-income women in over 75 cities worldwide.

www.theglasshammer.com
An online community for women executives in financial services, law and business.

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We mujst believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained - Marie Curie, chemist and physicist