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The Women’s Private Equity Network (WPEN) European Summit 2014

The Women’s Private Equity Network (WPEN) European Summit 2014 The WPEN European Summit is designed to bring together professional women in an exclusive private environment and to enable them to make valuable business connections by cutting across regions, organisations and entrenched ‘old guard’ networks. Participants at the Summit will comprise professionals from across the spectrum, including […]

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Collaboration, it’s all about building and maintaining trust

Successful collaboration is about teamwork excellence where team members can build and maintain trust and accept that conflict will not only come with the territory but is a necessary facet of working as a high-performing team. The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) is running a one-day Collaboration workshop in Central London on Tuesday 30 […]

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Women need to seek out and say “yes” to stretching experiences

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway and often considered to be the world’s most successful investor, has at times been referred to as a feminist capitalist. Throughout his life, Buffett has weighed the variable of women in leadership in his investment decisions and often chooses to back companies that have women at the […]

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Financial services is facing gender diversity gap

The UK financial services sector is facing a gender diversity gap as only one in five contractors in the industry are women, according to professional services consultancy Procorre. The firm, which analysed data from the official research body of the European Commission Eurostat, found just 19% of UK contractors in the sector are women. The […]

Women in the City News

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Lloyds Abseil – watch the video

Our Programme Manager, Marianne Bosak rises to the challenge and goes down hundreds of feet for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal. You’ll see the Lord Mayor herself, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE at the very end receiving a well-earned hug from Sue O’Brien OBE, CEO Norman Broadbent. (By the way, the descent is speeded up quite considerably!!!) […]

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2014 Women of Achievement Award make your nomination now

The search is on for this year’s Woman of Achievement. Launched in 2007, this Award recognises senior level women who are championing the progress of women in their organisations and sector. If you know a woman who stands out from the crowd, nominate her now.   She might be a role model, someone who sponsors women, […]

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Annual Celebration Lunch 28 November

Book your ticket for the Annual Celebration Lunch This year’s Annual Celebration Lunch will be held at Plaisterers’ Hall in the heart of the City of London on Friday 28th November. The Hall opens at 11.30am for the Mix and Mingle Reception – 90 mins of high energy networking with 350+ guests – followed by […]

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New Judges recruited for Woman of Achievement Award

Earlier this year we undertook a review of the Woman of Achievement Award which recognises women championing the progress of women in their organisations and sector and have made several changes.  We’ve some new Categories which include Public Sector, Construction & Engineering and Professional Services.  We’ve amended the judging process;  recruited new Judges for our  […]

Recent Reports

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Females second class citizens in sport

A new report into the gender metrics in global sport has found the performance of most organisations below par when it comes to women on their boards. The Gender Balance in Global Sport Report launched today by UK and Australian business, Women on Boards, reveals that many of the top sports governing bodies have fewer […]

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Revised Code of Conduct for Executive Search Firms to support gender diversity

Codes of Practice and Accreditation Process revised in July 2014 taking into account the recommendations made following an independent review undertaken by Charlotte Sweeney Associates that tested the integrity of the Voluntary Code of Conduct and its impact. The Code was drawn up by the executive search community in 2011 in response to the recommendations […]