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16 May 2023

CEO Breakfast series – 20th April 2023

Twenty LWF members had the pleasure of meeting Julia Hoggett, CEO of the London Stock Exchange plc and Head of Equities, Capital Markets. Julia provided insight into her career journey so far, the progress we have made on diversity, and the steps we still need to take.

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23 May 2022

Key take-aways from Mark Bowden’s session on body language for leadership

Thank you to all those who attended Mark Bowden’s masterclass on body language for leadership held on 11 May 2022. I am sure you will agree that it was an excellent session, particularly as Mark gave practical tips and tricks for standing out, winning trust and gaining credibility in virtual and hybrid meetings. For those…

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29 September 2020

London Women’s Forum AGM – Final Documents

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31 July 2020

Making an impact in a virtual world – in collaboration with RADA Business

Making an impact in a virtual world can be particularly challenging for women, even those in senior positions. The desire to be polite and to not talk over others often means that there is seldom a perfect opportunity to make a contribution. When the chance does present itself, how do you land your messages in…

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2 December 2019

Financial Health Series: Is your money working for you?

Another exceptional event for which we would like to share a briefing update with all of you ……….! This time, London Women Forum launched its first event as part of LWF’s Financial Health Series, in partnership with The WealthiHer Network and J.P. Morgan.  The event took place on November 21st at J.P. Morgan with strong…

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20 November 2019

LWF D&I Event: A forensic approach to Diversity Data at the House of Parliament

As part of the London Women’s Forum updated strategy, we have embarked on a research initiative to support the wider gender agenda and demonstrate certain gender challenges with a focus on financial services. The first of such research pieces is the report produced by New Financial  ‘A forensic approach to diversity data’, which is proudly…

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23 July 2019

Small steps, significant strides

Men need to be part of the solution; business and not human resources needs to lead the way; flexible working is essential and has proved a success; job descriptions need to change; and there remains a need to understand why women leave jobs when they reach the higher echelons of companies. All this and more…

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21 June 2019

An exclusive evening with Victoria Beckham

As part of our London Women’s Forum speaker series of events, Yolaine Kermarrec and Tara Kengla of EY hosted an exclusive event with Victoria Beckham at her store in Mayfair. A unique and exclusive event with Jo Ellison of the Financial Times who held a captivating conversation with Victoria, on her career journey from pop…

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14 June 2019

Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF) The Gender Pensions Gap

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THE GENDER PENSIONS GAP – CAN IT BE CLOSED? Published by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) and kindly sponsored by the Defined Contribution Investment Forum (DCIF). Briefing Note 114: The gender pensions gap – can it be closed? This Briefing Note outlines the factors which contribute to the gap in pension savings between men and…

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4 June 2019

Faker to Fabulous – The Imposter Phenomenon: An intense feeling of intellectual phoniness despite successes (Clance, 1985)

Terri Simpkin’s talk on the Imposter Phenomenon (IP) was a really entertaining and enlightening event with lots of interaction and questions from the audience. Through her research and personal experience Terri has a unique insight into IP and also came equipped with solid practical advice on how to recognise it and combat it. The first…

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