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6:00 pm

Woman of Substances: Jenny Valentish takes a gendered look at drugs and alcohol

May 23 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lighthouse Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian EH8 9DB United Kingdom
£3 - £15.99

***FIRST 20 TICKETS ARE FREE, BUT MUST BE RESERVED VIA THE BOOKSHOP*** In her new book, Woman of Substances, journalist Jenny Valentish looks at drugs and alcohol through the lens of gender, using her own story to light the way. Mining the expertise of 35 leading researchers, clinicians and psychiatrists, she explores the early predictors …

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8:00 pm

The Paula Principle: Tom Schuller on why women lose out at work – and what needs to be done about it.

May 23 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lighthouse Bookshop, 43-45 West Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian EH8 9DB United Kingdom
Free - £3 24 tickets left

Women now outperform men at every level of education, yet almost 50 years since the Equal Pay Act, they are still under-promoted and under-paid. Innovation expert Tom Schuller highlights two things that should concern us all: a persistent unfairness or injustice in the way education is rewarded; and a waste of proven talent. In his …

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