At the AGM on 16 April, Julie Goldstein was re-elected as Chair for a second two-year term. Also re-elected were Ali Kennedy as the new Treasurer and Alison Maitland as a Board member.
This month's Leadership Story is by Dr Elizabeth Sidwell CBE, an educational strategist and consultant. A former Schools Commissioner for England, Liz’s goal has been to raise standards, tackle underperformance and champion the growth of Academies. Liz writes about the importance of handing the next generation an organisation that can flourish.
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.