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Baroness Catherine Ashton, the EU’s foreign affairs supremo, has called for senior appointments in the EU’s External Action Service to be made on merit. Ashton, herself the second highest paid female politician in the world, endorsed London MEP Marina Yannakoudakis’ stance on staffing quotas for women.

In a reply to a parliamentary question tabled by […]

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Encouraging women into small business was the topic of a speech made by Marina Yannakoudakis MEP to the Harrow Women’s Conference organised today by the Harrow Women’s Centre.

Marina explained how she ran a successful business for 20 years while raising three children: “Entrepreneurship gives you the flexibility to do the other things in life, […]

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At a fringe event today at the Conservative Party Conference, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis called for more support to allow working mothers and other women to start up or grow their small businesses.
At the event, which was organised by Conservative Women in Small Enterprises and the independent think tank Women On , […]

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Measures to create a wave of new female entrepreneurs have been set out in a report to the European Parliament by a Conservative MEP.

Marina Yannakoudakis started her own succesful small business before being elected MEP for London in 2009. She believes passionately that unleashing the potential of female entrpreneurship will not only mean greater […]

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BANISHING STEREOTYPES

The resolution drafted by Marina Yannakoudakis (ECR, UK) calls on the European Commission to start by launching a campaign promoting women’s participation in the labour market by the creation of their own business. It also calls on the Commission and member states to establish a programme in order to help housewives, carers or […]

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Backing successful women as role models is vital for society, but Europe is not doing enough – writes Marina Yannakoudakis MEP

Entrepreneurs of both genders have to be, by definition, focused on their enterprise and committed to success. In the business world, those running their own companies are often far more dedicated than employees. They […]

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