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Inspirational Women in the Public Sector
Margaret Casely-Hayford
21
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Margaret Casely-Hayford CBE | Chancellor, Coventry University

Margaret Casely-Hayford studied Law at Somerville College, Oxford University, and was called to the Bar in 1983. She joined Denton Hall Law Firm (now SNR Denton) four years later to specialise in planning law. She spent 20 years at the firm and in 1998 was made partner – becoming the first black woman to hold...
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Emma Stranack featured
05
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Emma Stranack | Head of Business & Consumer Communications, Financial Conduct Authority

Emma Stranack is the Head of Business and Consumer Communications at the Financial Conduct Authority. She is currently working on an FCA campaign to help people who were mis-sold PPI to complain with confidence ahead of the PPI claim deadline on 29th August 2019. Get help now at fca.org.uk/ppi or call the FCA helpline on...
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Professor Jane Turner featured
01
Feb

Inspirational Woman: Professor Jane Turner OBE | Pro Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise & Business Engagement, Teesside University

Professor Turner is Pro Vice-Chancellor at Teesside University, responsible for the Enterprise and Business Engagement Strategy. Prior to entering Higher Education, Jane worked in the private sector in motor retailing and telecommunications. Jane is passionate about the North East having grown up here and considers herself to be in her ideal role, enabling her to...
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Kateryna Rozhkova featured
04
Oct

Inspirational Woman: Kateryna Rozhkova | First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine

Kateryna Rozhkova is the First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine. She has been working in Ukraine’s banking system since 1998. For more than 12 years, she held a variety of management positions in the private and public sector. These have included working as a deputy chair, board member, and advisor to the...
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Kristin Jaworski featured
04
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Kristin Jaworski | Trail Boss & Director of the Fort Worth Herd

Kristin was raised around livestock and horses from a young age which ignited her interest in this industry. Kristin acquired the title ‘Trail Boss’ in 2002 obtaining the responsibility for the day-to-day administration of the world’s only twice daily Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive the Fort Worth Herd, managed by the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors...
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Helen Marshall 2018 featured
31
Jul

Inspirational Woman: Professor Helen Marshall | Vice Chancellor, University of Salford

I’m Vice Chancellor of The University of Salford, a role which I’ve held for three years. Prior to coming to Salford, I was Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of South Wales and before that I held senior roles at the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Cumbria. I’ve worked in the North West...
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Sam Truelove feature
30
Jun

Military starting to realise “Inclusivity means so much more” says Royal Navy Lt Cdr Sam Truelove MBE

The military is starting to realise that “inclusivity means so much more”, Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Samantha Truelove MBE has told WeAreTheCity. Speaking to WeAreTheCity recently about challenges she has overcome as a female during her time in the Navy she said: “We have a long way to go and I still find it frustrating,...
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Lesley Gracie
15
May

Inspirational Woman: Lesley Gracie | Master Distiller & Creator of Hendrick’s Gin, William Grant & Sons

A chemist by trade, Lesley Gracie moved from Yorkshire to Scotland to join William Grant & Sons in 1988. Working in collaboration with Charles Gordon, the late life president of William Grant & Sons, Lesley Gracie was tasked with creating a gin that used two antique stills – a rare Carter-Head and 19th Century Bennet. Working...
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