Women in Leadership Conference | 18 June 24 | Science Gallery

Women in Leadership Conference | 18 June 24 | Science Gallery

18jun09:3015:30Women in Leadership Conference | 18 June 24 | Science Gallery


18/06/2024 09:30 - 15:30(GMT+01:00)


Science Gallery London,

Great Maze Pond, London

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Event Details

Improve the representation of women in leadership and support emerging female talent | Hear from the FTSE Women Leaders Review, The Fawcett Society, All-Party Parliamentary Groups for Women and Work and Women and Enterprise and more.

There is no shortage of capable, talented women, and the pipeline has never been stronger.

Join Westminster Insight’s timely Women in Leadership conference, and understand how you can nurture emerging female talent and improve the representation of women in leadership positions. Take steps to attract and retain talented female leaders from all backgrounds, and develop clear progression frameworks for women across your organisation.

Chaired by Baroness Verma, Vice Chair of the APPG for Women and Enterprise, you’ll have the unique opportunity to hear from a diverse range of senior-level speakers across Government, the public and private sectors who will share successful initiatives and best practice guidance to help you support, advance and retain female talent.

In a joint keynote address, Kirsten Oswald MP, Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Women and Work and Jemima Olchawski, Chief Executive Officer, Fawcett Society will focus on the vision for gender equality and equity within the UK workplace, including the impact of recent legislative changes. Fiona Cannon OBE, Steering Group Member, FTSE Women Leaders Review will provide an on the FTSE Women Leaders Review and learnings for all organisations.

Attend this conference for fresh ideas to drive diversity, inclusion and gender parity as the norm in your workplace and reap the benefits in your decision-making and trust from clients, investors and staff.

Confirmed speakers

  • Chaired by: Rt. Hon. Baroness Verma, Vice Chair, The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Women and Enterprise
  • Fiona Cannon OBE, Steering Group Member, FTSE Women Leaders Review, Former Group Sustainable Business Director at Lloyds Banking Group
  • Jemima Olchawski, CEO, The Fawcett Society
  • Kirsten Oswald MP, Vice-Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Women and Work
  • Marie Gabriel CBE, Chair, NHS North East London and the NHS Race and Health Observatory
  • Professor Geeta Nargund, Co-Founder, Ginsburg Women’s Health Board & Senior NHS Consultant
  • Mitesh Sheth MBE, Chief Investment Officer, Newton Investment Management
  • Monica Stancu, Senior Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Manager, Lloyds of London
  • Katy Bennett, Equity and Inclusion Director, PwC UK
  • Ian Dinwiddy, Founder, Inspiring Dads
  • Emma Cox, CEO, Endometriosis UK
  • Clio Dawkins, People Operations Director, Serco UK & Europe
  • Claire Heuclin, Fertility In The Workplace Coordinator, Fertility Network UK
  • Rosehanna Chowdhury, Director, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Kudsia Batool, Head of Equalities, International and Strategic Governance, TUC

Key points

  • An update on the FTSE Women Leaders Review and key learnings
  • Attracting and retaining a strong pipeline of talented women from all backgrounds
  • Developing clear progression frameworks for emerging female leaders
  • Collecting and monitoring data: understanding your organisation and reducing the gender pay gap
  • Taking a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination, inappropriate conduct and harassment
  • Embedding effective flexible working, and maternity and paternity leave policies
  • Breaking down traditional gendered parenting roles, and moving away from outdated ideas of masculinity
  • Making reasonable adjustments for female health conditions such as the menopause, endometriosis, IVF, pregnancy and more
  • Supporting women of all ages, ethnicities, disabilities, sexual orientations, from all backgrounds and nationalities, and removing complex barriers to progression.

Who should attend

This conference is suitable for those working across private, public and third sectors, looking to improve gender equality in the workplace. This may include:

  • Leaders and Managers
  • Diversity and Inclusion Managers
  • Head of Human Resources, HR Managers and Directors
  • Chief People Officers
  • Transformation and Change Leads
  • Gender and Equality Champions
  • Wellbeing Officers
  • Legal Teams
  • Heads of Departments and Line Managers

Reserve your spot here.