Join over 50 women in business and students who have already booked to hear great local and inspirational women in business speakers. There will also be an opportunity to network, make new connections and to meet some of the 2017 Awards Winners, Finalists and Judges.
This event is open to all women in business, undergraduate and postgraduate students, including those who have taken a career break or may be looking for a fresh challenge. Men are also welcome to attend. BOOK NOW
This is not a membership organisation. There is no criteria and no exclusions. Attendees simply book to attend each event. (Free to attend for full time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students)
9.00am Arrival and Networking (Refreshments)
9.45am Introductions & Welcome & Update from FSB’s Women in Enterprise Taskforce (Sandra Garlick)
9.50am Women in Business Stories from:
Anne Wilson leads a team of 14 careers professionals who support c24,000 students across more than 30 academic departments at Warwick in order to enable students to achieve their potential. Anne is a keen advocate of women’s personal and professional development. As a licensed ‘Sprint’ trainer, she co-delivers a development programme for female undergraduates.
Anne has also established ‘Inspiring Women’ – a series of occasional talks for staff from high profile senior women within and outside the University, which have been both well-received and attended. She is also a qualified coach and careers consultant and a contributor to Warwick’s popular Careers Blog.
Lyn Bromley has been the Managing Director of First Impressions Training Ltd since September 2010. She is an experienced people manager, trainer and consultant. Her corporate background spans finance, training, consultancy and project management. She has worked with clients from a whole host of industries from financial services to law, from SMEs to blue-chip organisations.
Lyn is passionate about developing leaders, helping businesses to transform the performance of individuals and teams. This enables them to reflect the brand vision and values of the organisation and to create outstanding client service.
She believes that, in today’s world of work, being competent and doing a really good job is simply not enough. Being a brand ambassador for your business and being able to engage with others confidently in order to build successful, professional relationships is key to outstanding performance
Totem learning co-founder, author, blogger and international speaker on the topics of Serious Games and learning technologies, Helen has over a decade of experience of applying behavioural and cognitive theories to highly-interactive serious games and training solutions for some of the world’s leading businesses including Shell, PwC and Deloitte. Helen’s understanding of psychology and game mechanics, combined with her deep knowledge of learning theory has been applied to an incredibly varied range of solutions to impact thousands of lives around the world.
10.50am Business Challenges/Issues Q&A with Panel
11.10am Introduction to the University of Warwick “Sprint Programme”
11.30am Close and Networking
The event will take place in the IDL Theatre. Reserved car parking is available in Car Park 15 near the venue at a cost of £2.00
Delivered in partnership with the Federation of Small Businesses (Warwickshire & Coventry Region)