The sixth of our Leadership Stories is by Penny Egan CBE, Executive Director of the US-UK Fulbright Commission, and former head of the RSA, where she was the first woman to have led the organisation. Penny describes her collaborative style, her life's biggest challenge, and the importance of being yourself.
In the week we celebrate International Women's Day, IWF UK members gathered to hear a panel of wise and witty women non-executive directors speak about their experiences on a wide variety of commercial boards.
We are delighted to announce that IWF UK has been invited to host the international IWF Cornerstone Conference in London from 13-15 May 2020.
The fifth of our ‘Leadership Stories’ is a special film of Mary Baker, one of the founders of IWF UK. Her achievements include: Chair of the London Tourist Board and Tourism For All Campaign, Non-Executive Director of Thames Television, Avon, Barclays, MFI, Camelot, President of Women in Management and a member of the Women’s National Commission.
An agenda for change to get more women into key positions on boards and executive committees was set out by Professor Susan Vinnicombe CBE at a lively breakfast meeting with members on Monday.