Scarsdale Vets is marking International Women\u2019s Day on Thursday 8th\u00a0March by celebrating the success of the women in its teams and inspiring the next generation of female professionals.\r\nScarsdale Vets was founded over 70 years ago and has thrived to become a successful business in 21st\u00a0century Britain. The team of over 300 people is more than 85% female.\r\nIn addition to clinical roles at the veterinary practice, there are many business career opportunities with roles in everything from HR and marketing to finance and data analysts.\r\nWendy Furness, a partner at Scarsdale Vets says: \u201cScarsdale Vets represents a microcosm of how women\u2019s roles could be in a world of gender equality in business. Here we have people in every role that you can imagine, from client-facing roles such as client care advisors, vets and nurses, to people that make the business function happen, such as marketing and finance managers.\r\n"We want women to be inspired to be who they want to be. There are many roles that some people still first think of as male dominated, such as surgeons and farm or equine vets. However, we at Scarsdale Vets are challenging assumptions like these and looking for opportunities to make all roles visible to women.\u201d\r\nImportantly at Scarsdale Vets, there are women in senior and leadership positions, running the business units and heading up the business departments, and six out of 13 partners at the practice are women.\r\nFurness adds: \u201cHaving women in leadership and senior roles is essential if women at the start of their careers are to succeed.\u00a0 We can be there to inspire the next generation to strive for these positions, if that is what they want, and see that it is made possible.\u00a0 We can also stand up and be counted if and when bias based on gender is observed.\u201d\r\nTo mark International Women\u2019s Day, Scarsdale Vets will be filling their social media channels with positive images of women, working in the diverse roles within the practice, challenging stereotypes about the veterinary roles available to women, influencing others positively, and celebrating the successes of the women in their team.