According to research, fewer than 5% of pilots across the globe are women. Although these figures are slowly changing, the aviation industry in 2016 is still heavily dominated by men. Through the Chain of Betters initiative developed by the Western Union Foundation, South Africa native Siba Gquirana, was nominated to receive funds on International Women’s Day to complete her training and qualify as a pilot.
US-based fun run event The Color Run has recently announced its 2016 UK dates, with confectionery brand Skittles as its presenting partner.Branded ‘The Happiest 5k on the Planet’, participants run – or can ‘walk, skip or dance’ – their way around the five kilometre site while being covered in powdered paint at one kilometre intervals.
Lately we’ve observed a renewed shift towards making sustainability part of the corporate agenda.
When a potential recruitment candidate has volunteering experience on their CV, it demonstrates a range of desirable skills and qualities.