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‘Raising Your Profile the Purpose Driven Way’

Harriet Minter,
Head of Content, Women in Leadership, Guardian Newspapers

Harriet Minter is the editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership section. She writes extensively on a variety of issues relating to women and the workplace and has interviewed a range of leading women from MPs to entrepreneurs and celebrities including Sheryl Sandberg. She started her journalistic career at, the leading community site for lawyers and as a consequence knows far too much about the private lives of the City’s highest paid litigators. She has a strong interest in women’s rights, diversity in the workplace and digital media, and is a regular speaker on these topics. She also sits on the B2B Council for the Internet Advertising Bureau and is a member of Fujitsu’s stakeholder panel.


Building Blocks for the Girls

We have to believe inside that we deserve to be where we are, and to achieve what we have achieved. But we also have to understand that we cannot hold a belief that society owes us anything and instead make our own destinies, and likewise complain that nothing will ever change without understanding that we can control our own reality.