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The youngster challenging children’s perceptions of disability

An 11-year-old boy who has cerebral palsy, epilepsy and is unable to speak is visiting schools with his mum in a bid to change children’s perceptions of disability. Gemma Cardona set up Paddy’s Purpose with The Dorset Children’s Foundation to “have children, like her son Paddy, be accepted and not feared”. They spend up to three weeks in a school ...

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Wall Street wants more female traders, but old perceptions die hard

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As a biomedical engineering student at Duke University, Priya Karani thought she did not have the right skills to break into the heavily male-dominated field of Wall Street trading. Priya Karani, Director on Equity Derivatives Trading Desk, poses for a portrait in New York, U.S., June 1, 2018. Picture taken June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid “I ...

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