The apparent ease with which she climbed the professional ladder is admirable, especially in a career so unrelated to her degree. The Sony Gold Award-winning broadcaster was welcoming and amiable, perhaps swept up in the nostalgia of being back, for the first time since graduating, at the Wills Memorial Building.
He started his career in television in at the BBC as a reporter and a producer with the newly formed Business and Economic Unit. The salary disparity came to light after the publicly funded broadcaster was forced to publish the salary range of its best-paid actors and presenters.
Read the article on the Epigram website here. This is an opportunity for those of us with strong and loud voices to use them on behalf of all, and for an organisation that had to be pushed into transparency to do the right thing.
What strikes me about Aasmah is her modesty, honesty and charisma, and how reassuring this is.
Many BBC men were found to be receiving far higher salaries than women in comparable jobs. It seems the perks of studying in Bristol are timeless, and her anecdotes could easily match those of a student here today.
He has not yet responded to the letter calling for immediate remedies for female employees. She partied at university, ignored the designated law student path, and yet has had an exciting and varied career.
Educated at City University, London, Sally has continued to live in the capital and her interests include music, travel and several sports.
Aasmah left the University of Bristol in with an honours law degree and seems to remember her days here fondly. And prior to that was the New York presenter for the programme.
She joined the BBC having been a business presenter on a number of international channels. The letter in full: We would be willing to meet you to discuss ways in which you can correct this disparity so that future generations of women do not face this kind of discrimination. She previously worked at Bloomberg, where she created and presented their evening programme, Bloomberg Money.
He restored - with help - a 15th century farm house. She mentions that the coalition was unprecedented, but that it was later dwarfed by the Scottish independence referendum, the EU referendum, and then the election and its outcome.
Most recently she was early morning presenter on World Business Report. During that time Sally covered many momentous events, including G7 conferences, historic EU Summits and more recently the aftermath of September 11 and its effects on the financial markets and private investors.
Hers is a success story that students need to hear. She is an award-winning financial journalist and television presenter who has been covering financial news for the past seven years.
His hobbies are gardening, walking, sailing, carpentry and DIY. With this in mind, Aasmah relays some practical advice about working within the journalistic world, which interestingly, is applicable to a lot of other career paths. The BBC had not wanted to disclose the salary list, saying it would make it easier for rival broadcasters to poach talent.
Dear Tony, The pay details released in the Annual report showed what many of us have suspected for many years Aasmah Mir took the time to chat with Epigram, despite having just chaired a ninety-minute panel discussion and rushing to collect her belongings before the taxi came in ten minutes.
You have said that you will "sort" the gender pay gap bybut the BBC has known about the pay disparity for years. We all want to go on the record to call upon you to act now. With the media world and arts sector jobs becoming increasingly saturated, anxieties about employment are commonplace amongst students.
In such a varied career, I wonder if a certain moment stands out as particularly ground-breaking or memorable.Epigram Interview with Aasmah Mir. 13 December With the media world and arts sector jobs becoming increasingly saturated, anxieties about employment are commonplace amongst students.
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