To read more about the below, and the many more events we've held in more detail, click here
Webinar: In conversation with Jess Phillips
Friday 26th June 2020
Whatever your political persuasion, it’s difficult not to be impressed by Jess Phillips. An MP since 2015, she previously worked managing refuges for victims of domestic violence for Women's Aid. Throughout her political career she has been a fierce campaigner for the protection of victims of abuse in all forms, as well as for equality for women and women’s rights. Most recently, she has led the campaign to provide greater protection to victims of the 'shadow pandemic' of domestic violence. Jess is also a standout character in Westminster for her brutal honesty and seeming lack of interest in ‘party politics’.
Over 100 attendees joined our webinar with Jess, hosted by Hannah MacInnes. We raised a total of £2260 for Women's Aid. Jess was on fire, sharing many an anecdote and insight on her path to politics and life in Westminster. You can watch the full webinar HERE and read our key takeaways from the event HERE.
Webinar: What are your rights as a female employee during this period of disruption?
Thursday 7th May 2020
We're in a period of unparalleled uncertainty, and with this comes some difficult decisions at companies about how to keep employees. We realise the uncertainty this creates, and we want to help you find answers to any questions you have about your employment rights, whether it be about returning from, or starting, maternity leave, redundancy packages, or bonus claims.
We enlisted the help of Elizabeth Cowper, an HR consultant from the Ludo Partnership & founder of the WoMo Network supporting working mothers, as well as Yvonne Cooper, a partner and employment lawyer from law firm Harbottle, to outline the major challenges and changes faced by many.
Webinar: To buy or not to buy? Investment during a pandemic
Tuesday 28th April 2020
Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That’s not just a catchy slogan. It’s the very essence of successful investing. --J. Paul Getty
One moment the markets are crashing and the world is ending, and the next we read that stock markets are rebounding in record-breaking fashion. In all of this noise, what should we be thinking about and how should we be making our own investment decisions? Now that the world looks totally different than it did two months ago, should we be making changes?
After our fantastic investment event with Fidelity back in February when the world seemed a little more straight forward, we brought back Investment Director Maike Currie to answer any questions you have about what to do with your money now.
Webinar: Managing difficult conversations at work (and while online)
Wednesday 22nd April 2020
Are you someone who avoids confrontation - endlessly putting off that chat you need to have with your unproductive team-member / difficult boss? You're not alone and unsurprisingly, challenging conversations is an issue that has come up for many of us over the last few weeks. Uncertainty has proliferated and people are facing conversations they haven't previously had to deal with, all with the added challenge of being unable to meet in person.
We were joined by business coach Ranti Williams, who helped to guide us through these challenges and equip us for that conversation we need to have, and come away with the outcome we want.
Taking control of your finances - sponsored by Fidelity
Tuesday 25th February 2020
Fidelity, 4 Cannon St, EC4M 6YH
Following the publication of their report on the Financial Power of Women, we were delighted to work in partnership with Fidelity International to bring you an exclusive workshop tol equip you with the knowledge you need to take control of your personal finances.
During this two-hour workshop we covered a full and frank discussion covering: making your money work harder for you; why you need to invest and how; an idiot’s guide to pensions and investments and the best career advice no-one ever gave you. In the second half of the session, attendees were given the chance to work one on one with our experts to take the first steps in each of these areas.
Balancing kids and your career as a parental team
Tuesday 28th January 2020
The AllBright, 11 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HR
When it comes to parenting, women still take on the bulk of the load. But many couples are keen to share this more evenly. How does that play out in practice and what are the essential elements to make it work for both of you?
We were joined for a frank discussion and practical advice from two couples who have successfully found a balance. Timewise Power 50 award winner Trevor Greetham works four days a week to spend more time with his children; his wife Alice is an author and teacher. They were joined by Cat and Henry Hoare, both in asset management, who shared parental leave for their two sons (read more about their experience in this blog post).
Dealing with Conflict – Navigating Conflict and Building Better Relationships at Work
Wednesday 2nd October 2019
The Allbright Mayfair, 24-26 Maddox Street, London W1S 1QH
How can you deal with disagreements in a professional and productive way that builds relationships instead of breaking them? Amy Gallo, contributing editor at Harvard Business Review and author of their Guide to Dealing with Conflict, combines the latest management research with practical insights to deliver evidence-based advice on difficult conversations, collaborative relationships and negotiations for women at work
How Science Got Women Wrong
Tuesday 9th July 2019
AllBright Mayfair. 24-26 Maddox Street, Mayfair W1S 1QH
From intelligence to emotion, for centuries science has told us that men and women are fundamentally different. But this is not the whole story. Shedding light on controversial research and investigating the ferocious gender wars in biology, psychology and anthropology, we are delighted to welcome science journalist Angela Saini who will take us on an eye-opening journey to uncover how women are being rediscovered. She will explore what these revelations mean for us as individuals and as a society, and reveal an alternative view of science in which women are included, rather than excluded.
A view from the Top: The Future of Women in the City with Peter Harrison
Tuesday 2nd July 2019
1 London Wall Place , London, EC2Y 5AU
Peter Harrison is one of the asset management industry’s most active proponents of women in business.
We were delighted that Peter joined BroadMinded for a wide-ranging discussion on the challenges of trying to bring diversity into the City of London.
The interview was led by Sarah Gordon who had just stepped down as the Financial Times’ business editor and an associate editor with overall responsibility for covering business developments across the UK and Europe.
Why Incompetent Leaders Rise to the Top, and How to Fix it
11th June 2019
The AllBright, 11 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HR
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic outlines our tendency to equate leadership potential with certain personality traits statistically more likely to be found in men. He explains how overconfidence, extraversion and charisma are qualities that can later backfire once the person has the job. As a result, organizations suffer for promoting the wrong people, and highly competent women, and men, are overlooked. The result is a flawed system that can reward arrogance rather than humility, and loudness rather than wisdom.
Flex: a flexible approach to work, life and everything
Thursday 7th March 2019
The AllBright, 11 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HR
Do you ever feel trapped by the culture of the nine to five routine or by the expectation of women bearing the ‘emotional load’ at home? We think it’s time for a rebellion – we need to bend these rules and reshape them so that we can all live, earn money and be happy in a way that fits us and our lives. But how?
Following the success of her earlier BroadMinded event on the power of unconscious bias, we were delighted to welcome back Annie Auerbach to talk about “Flex: a flexible approach to work, life and everything”. She covered how to make a more flexible life work for you, your career and your family.
To learn how you can reinvent the rules and live smarter, happier lives read more about the event here
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