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.
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.
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.
When someone mentions the ‘gender gap’, what pops to mind? The gender pay gap, or the gap in female executive positions or on FTSE boards? There’s also a gender gap in funding for start-ups, and we explored how angel investing can close the gap at an IWF UK event on 5 May with speaker Sarah Turner, co-founder and CEO of Angel Academe.
Kathryn D Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, shared fascinating lessons on leadership and dealing with the unknown when she joined us for a virtual event, ‘Handprints on Hubble’, on 21 April.