In the Speaker’s Chair / Au perchoir

The recent nomination of Yaël Braun-Pivet as President of the National Assembly of France is an exceptional feat for women in politics. Currently holding a very similar position are Nancy Pelosi, 82, in the House of Representatives in the US, Eliane Tillieux, 56, in Belgium and Nelly Butete Kashumba Mutti, 66, in Zambia. Yaël Braun-Pivet follows in the footsteps of other eminent women such as Betty Boothroyd in the UK, Jeanne Sauvé in Canada, Joan Child in Australia, Margaret Wilson in New Zealand and Patricia Etteh of Nigeria. As the…

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Slow Working

Worried about how to survive the rentrée? Back to work for the adults, back to school for the kids and all that this entails: new routines, meetings, appointments… (particularly so for busy working mums). Time to adopt “slow working” which will help take you to a slower, happier pace of life. But how to get there, follow The Snippet advice. To read Snippet articles in their entirety, please subscribe. Vous vous demandez comment survivre à la rentrée ? Retour au travail pour les adultes, à l’école pour les plus jeunes…

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