Cass women

Our current Global Women's Leadership scholars

Take a look at our alumna page to see the Cass alumna who form an integral part of the Cass Global Women's Leadership programme.

Director of the Cass Global Women’s Leadership Programme


Canan Kocabasoglu HillmerCanan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer

An expert in operations and supply chain management and an advocate and champion of women throughout her career, Canan was appointed in January 2017 and leads the programme from London, working with the Council and Executive Board.

Cass academic women


Dr. Amanda GoodallDr. Amanda Goodall, Faculty of Management

Dr. Goodall brings extensive and varied experience to her role as a Senior Lecturer at Cass Business School where her research focuses on expert leadership and organisational performance.  She also researches gender, specifically helping to understand the gender pay gap.

Our current Global Women’s Leadership scholars


Cassie NewmanCassie Newman, Modular Executive MBA (2020)

Cassie believes there is much for public sector workers to gain from business school, though she works for a private firm manging public contracts


Renee KronerRenee Kroner, Full-time MBA (2018)

An experienced accountant within the public sector passionate about the development of women. Read her recent blog about her experiences applying to the Global Women's Leadership Programme.


Kyle PoolKylie Poole, Evening Executive MBA (2019)

A successful broker and account manager looking to support female participation at senior level. Read her recent blog about her first few months as a Cass Executive MBA student.


Artis KakongeArtis Kakonge, Modular Executive MBA (2019)

A barrister specialising in children's law wanting to use new leadership skills within the public sector.


Esra BaykalEsra Baykal, Dubai Executive MBA (2019)

A supply chain specialist with a desire to empower women in rural areas. Become the Dubai Global Women's Leadership scholar alongside Esra.


Jelena KezikaJelena Kezika, Dubai Executive MBA (2020)

A strategic planning director within the hospitality industry wanting to empower and engage the next generation of leaders.


Cassandra KwokCassandra Kwok, MSc Finance (2019)

An ambitious finance student fighting for gender equality.