8:50 - 9:20

Registration, Tea and Coffee

9:20– 9:30

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Ann Cairns

Global Chair, 30% Club

9:30 – 10:00

The Science of Fulfilment: Reviewing the Latest Data to Understand How to Improve Female Representation at the Senior Level

  • Understanding what motivates and drives women at work
  • Reviewing the latest data on gender equality in the workplace
  • The business case for progressing women in the workplace
  • The current barriers to women’s access to senior roles
Live Q&A
26.01.23 Edwina Dunn OBE

Edwina Dunn OBE

Founder, The Female Lead


Harriet Walker

Director of Advisory Services, Business in the Community

10:00 –10:20

Increasing the Representation of Women on Boards

  • Learning from the experiences of women in Board positions
  • The importance of having female representation at board level
  • Improving the equality of appointment to boards
Live Q&A
10:10 – 10:20
27/01/23 Miranda Brawn

Professor Miranda Brawn

Multi-sector Portfolio NED, Founder/President of TMBDLF, , Senior Visiting Fellow, Oxford University on The Brawn Review

10:20 – 10:55

Creating a Gender Inclusive Culture to Improve Female Progression

  • Addressing the gendered stereotypes in the workplace and beyond
  • How to implement office language that is inclusive for women
  • Demonstrating allyship to women
  • Understanding intersectionality and its impact on experiences in work
Live Q&A
10:45 – 10:55

Sarah J Churchman OBE

Chief Inclusion & Wellbeing Officer, PWC

Jack Painter

Diversity & Inclusion Lead, WISE

10:55 – 11:20

Improving the Equality of Recruitment and Promotion into Senior Leadership

  • Having clear talent and progression frameworks
  • Creating review panels for promotions and recruitment to improve equality
  • Using gender neutral job descriptions and reducing bias in recruitment
Live Q&A
26.01.23 Jonny Briggs

Jonathon Briggs, 

Diversity, Inclusion & Resourcing Director, Aviva

11:20- 11:50

Tea, Coffee and Networking Break

11:50 – 12:20

Flexible Working and Career Returners: Making Work Work for Women

  • Ensuring flexible working doesn’t hinder women’s career progression
  • Making sure part-time or other flexible working is not seen as a weakness
  • Taking into account women’s caring responsibilities
  • Planning for women to return to the workforce
  • Creating supportive returner programmes for women returning from career breaks
Live Q&A
12:10 – 12:20
Julianne Miles

Julianne Miles MBE

CEO & Co-Founder, Women Returners

Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart MBE

Flexible Working Expert & Co-Founder, Timewise

12:20 – 12:40

Reducing the Gender Pay Gap

  • Collecting and scrutinizing the gender pay gap data in your organisation
  • Reducing biases in the pay and reward process
  • Taking salary history questions out of recruitment processes
  • Putting equal pay reviews into action
Live Q&A
12:30 – 12:40

Diandra Soobiah

Head of Responsible Investment, Nest, Co-chair of the Investor Group, 30% Club

12:40 – 13:10

Supporting Women’s Health in the Workplace

  • Ensuring you don’t lose your female staff prematurely due to health
  • Making the workplace comfortable for women experiencing the menopause
  • Providing support for women experiencing endometriosis, IVF, and dysmenorrhea
  • How to sensitively care for women experiencing loss of pregnancy or baby
Live Q&A
13:00 – 13:10
7.12.22 - Professor Geeta Nargund

Professor Geeta Nargund

Co-founder of Ginsburg Women’s Health Board & Senior NHS consultant

Katharine Gale

Katharine Gale

Chair of the Women’s Health Forum, Royal College of Nursing, Founder, FluxState

13:10 – 13:35

Ensuring Women Recognise their Own Value and Communicate it Effectively


  • Helping women find their voice
  • The importance of self advocacy in the workplace and beyond
  • What everyone needs to do to become an ally
  • Challenge the perception around self promotion and modesty norms
Live Q&A
13:30 -13:35
Mariana Saraceni

Mariana Saraceni

Data & Measurement Lead UK Finance and #IamRemarkable Youth Lead, Google


Chair’s Closing Remarks

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