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How businesses can respond to climate change

How businesses can respond to climate change

An article in New York Magazine which was the forerunner to the book ‘The Uninhabitable Earth’ changed Julie Baddeley’s life forever. This month she’s celebrating the first anniversary of Chapter Zero, the organisation she founded with other passionate volunteers to enable board members to take ownership of the climate challenge.

Demystifying the Boardroom

Demystifying the Boardroom

IWF UK Board Member and Treasurer Jeannette Lichner presented a robust and insightful session on 16 June on how boards work, directors’ responsibilities, and how to manage interpersonal dynamics.

Leadership Stories: Alison Maitland a “feisty feminist” and acclaimed author

Leadership Stories: Alison Maitland a “feisty feminist” and acclaimed author

Alison Maitland, Vice Chair of IWF UK, is an author, speaker and coach. She gained her global perspective on work and organisations as a journalist at the Financial Times and has co-authored three books on women and business, the future of work and inclusion. Alison shares her views on “collective” leadership and the importance of agile working.

Unlocking Career Success

Unlocking Career Success

IWF UK Member Christine Brown-Quinn energetically empowered fellow members and next generation women leaders with myth-busting facts about how to get ahead in the business world, paired with practical advice on getting promoted to the top, during an online event on 2 June.

The world of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

The world of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence

IWF UK members were given a window onto the world of Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence in a session on 18 May led by Maria Minaricova, a prominent mentor & advisor on the development of smart technologies.