Listen to our many inspiring guests including well-known women’s empowerment leaders, special guests, career, personal and business development experts.
Facilitating and developing women’s empowerment… Our dynamic and motivating guests share their experience, strategies and tips to help you improve your career, expand your entrepreneurial talents, incorporate your passions and achieve overall fulfilment and success!
Guests and topics are:
Changing your life. Moving on from gender based violence to a free and independent future. Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Women Entrepreneurs. Networking and Support. The Led By Her programme and what it does for women.
Women in Public Leadership. Place and progress of women in local government. Evolution of Local Government. Losing Public Office and Executive Leadership – What similarities in impact between public and corporate.
Lesley Clarke OBE – The Active Role of Women Working in Local Government – How You Can Make a Difference
Women in Local Government – The place of women here and the benefits we can bring to our community. How local government works and what you can do. The practicalities – volunteer, employee or what…
What is means to be a police officer, particularly for a woman – The courage and the challenges, the real life experience of front line policing. Women’s courage and adaptability. Career transition and following your heart.
Meditation and how we view it. The beneficial effects meditation can have on us, particularly in a professional context. The impact on physical health as well as mental health.
Women’s Economic Development. Including regions that particularly stand out as being progressive. The work done by the Women’s Economic Forum and impact it has worldwide.
Changing, transitioning and reorienting careers – The options, and expectations both in sports and in business. The biggest challenges that are faced for athletes to reach the peak and what similarities for professionals wanting to become senior execs.
Diversity in Medicine – The main obstacles for women entering medicine today
Opening the doors for the next generation – approaches to diversity, difference of opportunities depending on field .
Careers in STEM and Medical Research – Chemistry, neurochemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology. Additional challenges when entering these fields and potential advantages. What women can do to have a profound and meaningful impact in this area.
Joan Michelson – Advancing Women in the World of Sustainability and Energy not just for Women but also for the Planet
Advancing Women in the C-Suite. Women in the Boardroom, gender balance at the top, leadership development and diversity. Women at the top in sustainability and energy. Ecology and sustainable goals.
Felicity Aston MBE – Women’s Leadership, Courage, Endurance and Achievement – The Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition
Women’s Leadership and Courage. Endurance and Achievement, Being an Explorer. Leading an expedition – Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition – and leadership issues and strategies in all situations.
The importance of men in Women’s Empowerment. Progress linked to freedom of speech and women’s empowerment. How business leaders can bring more sustainable goals into their corporations.
Women’s Strengths, Values and Beliefs – How we can act, react and empower not only ourselves but those around us. Women in Local Government. The Suffrage Pioneers Project .
Susan Gallon – Women’s Strengths – From Marine Biology to Polar Exhibition – Challenges, Values and Beliefs
Women’s Strengths, Challenges, Values and Beliefs. Marine Biology and STEM careers. Conservation and Ecology today and for the future – How this has changed and what we can hope for the future. The all woman Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition
Misba Khan – Courage, Integration, Culture and Drive – The Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition
Courage, Integration, Culture and Drive – How we can form bridges between different cultures and how this helps empower women. The Women’s Euro Arabian North Pole Expedition.
Pamela Newenham – How Women Only Social Platforms Can Advance Your Career As Well As Enhance Your Social Life
Women only social platforms – What they are and how they can have a fun and positive impact on life and career. Networking, what it can do and different types. Female Founders’ Supper Club.
Ruth Sacks – Women on FTSE Boards and in Leadership (Hampton Alexander + CMI Women’s Blueprint Reports)
Championing More Women on FTSE Boards and in Leadership. Women in the Boardroom, gender balance at the top, leadership development and diversity. Concrete advantages corporations have when they do this.
Vivien Hoexter – Non Profits – Insights, performance and lasting social impact for a more enlightened world
Non-profits. What a non-profit really is in different parts of the world, particularly when some seem to be very ‘business’ like. Social impact that a non-profit has on our society.
Impact of music on us and particularly Alphamusic. The significant positive impact on reducing stress, improving sleep, even managing challenges in our careers.
Personal Branding and its Impact on Women’s Empowerment. What should we do to improve our branding. Law and Investment banking for women. Creating a foundation, the impact and support this has.
Clare Baker – World Values Day – How (and why) We Can Bring Our Values into Life, Business and the Community
Values, what they are and how they impact us – Why do they matter. How do we know what our values are. Values for Women in Leadership and World Values Day.
Transmitting knowledge and expertise through the generations. Differences in mindset across the generations. Challenges faced by ambitious women, how to work successfully and stay nice!
Young Women as Changemakers + How We Can Shape Our Future. Reform, progress and change, particularly for women. Human Rights, anti-slavery and humanitarian work. How women can change the way of the world.
Groundbreaking work in film and tv. Docmentaries, Docu-dramas and Women in the industry. Attitude towards women and the opportunities for them in film and tv. Change management.
Bernadette Phillips – The Need for Transformational/Conscious Leadership to Support Women’s Empowerment
Transformational and Conscious Leadership. How we can use communication and collaboration to become better leaders. The impact of this on women’s roles in corporate business or as entrepreneurs.
Career changes and the choices involved and how they can have a fun and positive impact. Creating a start up. Crowdfunding and ways of getting financing for your project.
Philip Carr-Gomm – Creativity, Respect and Open-Mindedness – Values of Other Cultures, such as Druidry
Creativity, respect and openmindedness and the importance of this for women. Other cultures and how their values can help in today’s world. Psychology and psychotherapy – destressing, energising, meditation and peace of mind.
Sarah Daninthe – Women in Sport, Sport Disciplines for Business, Career Changes, Start Ups, Tech and Big Data
Women in sport keeping focused and remaining at the top. Benefits of Sport Disciplines for Business. How we transition career changes. Start Ups, Tech + Big Data.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) and raising awareness and inspiring the next generation – the importance of role models and the attitude surrounding these sectors right from childhood.
Entrepreneurship, leadership and reinvention, focus and strengths for these. Business strategy and entrepreneurship – monetizing ideas. Multiple revenue streams for greater success.
What CEOs expect from their teams – the qualities and strengths to manage successfully. Women’s strengths and qualities in business. What the transport industry offers to women.
How can we expand and develop entrepreneurial skills. Women’s main strengths in business. Differences in sectors and evolution.
How and why cognitive therapy and nlp can help us. Empowering older women entrepreneurs. Additional challenges surrounding the menopause. Becoming an entrepreneur at 50+.
Dr Rebecca Moore – How to Support Good Emotional Health – Managing Pre + Post-Natal – Practical tips
How to support good emotional health including reducing anxiety and stress. Managing increased pressure as we climb higher up the ladder. Challenges during pre-and-postnatal period.
Corporate and social responsibility for transitioning women into leadership. Pivotal development for the next generation. Ambition and authenticity.
Learning, creating, growing and empowering yourself from your own experiences. Moving forwards positively and powerfully. Vision…
Alexis Costello – What is Empowerment without Mind-Body Health + What Specialized Kinesiology can do for Women
The importance of mind-body health in empowerment. Physical health’s benefits on our mindset and emotions and how this positively impacts our professional life and career
Emily Bove – Making Gender Equality a Reality – Advocates / Women’s Rights Groups for A Fairer Future
Women’s rights and advocating for equality. Different countries, different ways of working and the impact seen and felt in contrasting regions of the world.
Women working in very male sectors – do we have to behave like clones or can we retain authenticity. Differences between very industrial and luxury retail sectors.
Applied positive psychology and fulfilment as a way of measuring success. Emotional intelligence, the differences between men and women and how this can be an advantage.
James Bargeron – Evolving to Genuine Gender Balance + Challenges in Male Sectors like Oil and Shipping
How can we evolve to true gender balance. What are the additional challenges to working in traditional male sectors. How corporates can make their businesses more motivating to work for.
Whitney Buchanan – How Freedom of Speech, Human Rights and Religious Tolerance support Women’s Empowerment
Human rights and religious tolerance. Progress linked to freedom of speech and women’s empowerment. Differences between Middle East and West and the values and opportunities we learn from each other.
What we can do to combat the challenges of being pushed to one side at work as we age. Opportunities for an ageing workforce.
JoAnn Hamilton – Supporting Female Talent + How Risk and Security Affects Women’s Choices Compared to Men’s
How to support female talent. How risk and security choices differ between men and women. Communities and peer to peer interaction.
Assertive communication for effective leadership. The challenges faced by ambitious women and defining the level of leadership development to go to the top.
Rachel Smets – Self Confidence and Stopping Comparisons with Others for Empowerment and Freedom of Choice
Self confidence and where it comes from and whether we can fake it. Comparisons with others and authenticity. Gaining perspective.
What do CEOs look for in senior managers? How to establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality and women on boards and the advantages they bring.
What are participatory gender audits and how gender diversity balances and positively impacts both companies and individuals. STEM and future opportunities.
Flexible working and the different types. The benefits and situations best suited to. Changing working environments and integrating them successfully.
Opportunities for women in the creative field. Becoming a writer, how to get published, agents and getting it out there. The role of women in literature and how it has changed.
Jules and I will be discussing the benefits and issues of creative careers. Also the double whammy for older women in the performing arts – stereotypes, casting, producers, screenwriters…
Why networks are so important, the different types and how they are useful for specific situations. Start ups – the key factors and transitioning from employee to entrepreneur.
Financial Freedom and its impact on Women’s Empowerment. Balance between wealth and fulfilment. Who makes the best money-making decisions – and in all this, what about authenticity?
Discussing amongst others – the emphasis on people, particularly women, to have degrees, masters and sometimes even PhDs to reach the highest levels in their career and whether it is really necessary.
The challenge of remaining authentic as we become more successful can be a difficult one… Hear Ceri’s expertise on this and investing in your future.
Anna Letitia Cook
United Nations Women’s 2016-2017 Global Champion for Change @ Empower Women