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Discover BestSecret with our special £20 welcome voucher

  BestSecret…. The best kept Secret in Fashion Women in the City has teamed up with super EXCLUSIVE shopping club BestSecret. Membership is through referral only allowing BestSecret to secure some amazing discounts on amazing designer items from some of our favourite brands. We loved them so much, we couldn’t help but secure membership for […]

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The Digital Woman: The vital role of women in the digital era

    HEC Paris Executive Education, HEC Women UK, Women in the City, PWN London and Business O Féminin  invite you to a very special women’s event: The Digital Woman |The vital role of women in the digital era. When, where, what time? Thursday 26th March London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 33 Queen Street, […]

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Complimentary Tickets BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair

The BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair (18-24 March 2015) is the leading event for sourcing furniture, objet d’art and paintings of assured quality and authenticity. It is the only event on the international art calendar exclusive to members of the British Antique Dealers’ Association, and takes place in the enviable location of Duke of […]

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Kith & Kin Pop Up Shop – 5 exciting brands

An exciting pop-up boutique featuring five of London’s finest independent fashion and accessory brands has opened its doors at 330 Kings Road, SW3 5UR. These five London-born brands have one unifying ambition – to design CONSCIOUSLY MADE, WEARABLE LUXURY items, tailor-made for the busy yet discerning Londoner. Featured at pop up Kith & Kin are […]

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Returns on the MBA investment for women as positive as for men

Women may have a real higher opportunity cost and a perceived lower future return In almost every country in the world, women make up the majority of graduates, and yet once they enter the workforce they fade away. The higher up the organisational hierarchy you go, the smaller the proportion of women. It is against […]

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Future Leaders Award Launch Event – book your place

Join us on 16 March  6.30-9.00pm Hosted by ICAEW, the 6th Future Leaders Award Launch evening will take place on 16 March at Chartered Accountants’ Hall in the heart of the City of London. The evening will give you an opportunity to: discover more about Women in the City and the Future Leaders Award hear […]

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Sponsors sought for 2015 Future Leaders Award

Join ICAEW, HSBC and Cap Gemini The theme of this year’s Future Leaders Award Symposium,  which is linked to the Awards Ceremony, is The Digital Leader. Now in its 6th year, this UK-wide Award identifies high potential women at the transition between management and leadership.  The prize includes a place on the ICAEW’s Women in […]

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Women in the City Founder becomes a Master

On 10 December, our Founder, Gwen Rhys, had the great honour of being installed Master of The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers, one of the City’s ancient Livery Companies.  She will hold the post for one year and will represent the Company within and beyond the City. Last year the Company celebrated its 350th anniversary and […]

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Join us for the launch of the 2015 Future Leaders Award

(2014 Future Leaders Award Finalists) We’re delighted that the ICAEW and HSBC have already committed to sponsoring the 6th Future Leaders Award. Launch Evening – 16 March 2015 Hosted by ICAEW at Chartered Accountants Hall, London EC2R 6EA you’ll find out more about the Award hear from previous Finalists and Winners about the impact and benefit […]

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Want more men to talk gender diversity? Bring in the bottom line.

In 2011, Dell executive Aongus Hegarty was looking to build out his team. The newly-appointed president of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) asked for the names of the company’s best senior leaders. After some time, he received 15 names. Just one belonged to a woman. It was then that I realized that my team […]

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Women at height of earning power at the age of 34

Women reach the height of their earning power at the age of 34, while men’s salaries continue to rise until they are 50. The figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest that the difference stems from women returning to work part-time after having children. The average woman today reaches an earning peak of £13.19 […]

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Building the pipe line of female leaders in energy

The statistics on women in the energy industry are appalling. Of the top 100 UK-headquartered energy companies (including oil and gas, power and renewables) 61% have no women on their board, and only 5% of executive board seats are held by women. We may not know exactly what equality looks like. It’s certainly too simplistic […]

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Mining for talent – A review of women on boards in the mining industry

This is the third and final report from Women in Mining in conjunction with PWC which concentrates on the following questions:How many women are there on boards and in the executive levels of mining companies? How do these women affect the performance of these companies What is the educational and professional experience of these women What […]