News and Insights

We regularly write thought pieces on issues affecting women’s careers and are always happy to speak at events or contribute to press articles.

Please contact lisa@reigniteacademy.co.uk

Out of Touch? Quite the opposite.

This article on the Thrive Global website sets out why it’s dangerous to make assumptions about people returning from a break.

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/out-of-touch-quite-the-opposite/

General Counsels and Senior Partners can collaborate to improve diversity

Read the results of our roundtable discussion on the ways in which General Counsels and Senior Partners can collaborate to improve diversity, published in Legal Business World

https://www.legalbusinessworld.com/single-post/2019/05/22/5-Ways-General-Counsels-and-Senior-Partners-can-collaborate-to-improve-diversity

So tell me, what’s a middle aged woman got to offer ….

Read this piece by Lisa Unwin in response to a Woman’s Hour episode on ageism in the workplace.

https://thriveglobal.com/stories/so-tell-me-whats-a-middle-aged-woman-got-to-offer/

Could career break lawyers be key to firms hitting their diversity targets?

Changing careers mid-life

Our co-founder, Lisa Unwin, talks to the Sunday Telegraph about changing careers mid-life

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education-and-careers/0/stuck-rut-complete-guide-changing-careers-midlife/

Can you be a mother and a law firm partner?

Our co-founder, Melinda Wallman comments on this piece in the FT.

https://www.ft.com/content/8e70eb40-5a12-11e9-9dde-7aedca0a081a

Six City firms unite in project to get career-break women back on partner track

The Lawyer runs an article about the initial Reignite Academy pilot programme.

https://www.thelawyer.com/reignite-academy-women-law-partner-track/