Events

The Global Women’s Leadership Programme hosts an engaging range of events from skills based workshops and speaker events, to networking opportunities.

We have been delighted to welcome a number of distinguished guests including Sir Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson OBE of The Hampton-Alexander Review and Dame Inga Beale, the first female Lloyd’s of London CEO.

Our events are currently held online, and while some are targeted at students and alumni, a number are open to all those interested in women’s leadership.

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Overcoming job challenges and achieving professional growth during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 2021

Marking International Women’s Day, the Global Women’s Leadership Programme is delighted to host an expert panel: Samar Elmnhrawy, VP, HR & General Affairs, Nissan Corporation; Noha Hefny, Founder & CEO of People of Impact; Dr Vassiliki Simoglou, Counselling Psychologist. The moderator was Maria Banti, GWLP Scholar.

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The privilege of power: how women in business can leverage their leadership to create more equitable workplaces

February 2021

Panel members: Isabel Berwick, Work & Careers Editor, Financial Times; Luigia Labelle, Founder and CEO, B'Inspired; Rana Salhab, People & Purpose Partner, Deloitte Middle East. The moderator will be Kiara Goodwin, GWLP MBA Scholar.

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The Value of Diversity and Inclusion webinar

October 2020

We hosted a Zoom webinar with expert business leaders discussing the value of diversity, inclusion, and what businesses need to do to capture it.

Speakers

Alison Maitland - Co-author of “Indivisible: Radically rethinking inclusion for sustainable business results”, Dr Heather Melville OBE - PwC, Chris Parke - Talking Talent, the panel moderator will be GWLP Director, Dr Canan Kocabasoglu Hillmer

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Fireside chat with Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson

March 2020

CGWLP director Dr Canan Kocabasoglu Hillmer was recently joined by Sir Philip Hampton and Denise Wilson OBE for a fireside chat on women on boards and the Hampton-Alexander review.

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Recent events

Executive Virtual Presence: Communication Practices for Women Leaders

November 2020

Speaking and developing executive presence are skills that can be developed

said Emma Wainer, Business Tutor at City Academy in a training session for the Global Women's Leadership Programme. Read Emma's top tips for aspiring business leaders.