The Southbank's Women of the World Festival comes to Cambridge on 26th October, featuring debates on cyberbullying with campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez and on the pinkification of girlhood with Pink Stinks. Other sessions include speed mentoring with journalist and author Hannah Pool, Professor Athene Donald who chairs the Athena Forum - an organisation which aims to provide a strategic oversight of developments that seek to, or have proven to, advance the career progression and representation of women in science, technology, mathematics, and medicine in UK higher education, Dame Carol Black [President of Newnham College and Chair of the Health at Work network, part of the UK Government's Public Health Responsibility Deal]- who is also speaking on breaking the glass ceilling, and Barbara Stocking [President of Murray Edwards and former CEO of Oxfam GB. To prebook, go to www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk…
Have you ever felt you deserved a raise, but didn't know how to ask? International deal-maker Clive Rich gives some advice in an interactive talk on negotiation, 13th November, London.…
The Festival of Female Entrepreneurs, Women Outside the Box, Colston Hall, Bristol, 20th October
Women Outside the Box plans the largest event of its kind in the UK, with an average of 1,000 attendees. Now in its third year, the festival is aimed at women who own an SME, those thinking about setting up on their own, female freelancers and students.
Free to attend, FFE14 will offer a huge variety of content and activity on the day, allowing attendees to network, hear success stories, and ask advice about how to start or grow their business, including;
- Areas dedicated to tech, retail, B2B and marketing – with exhibitors from throughout the South West
- Over 60 exhibition stands from companies working with SMEs
- Inspirational speakers sharing their successes, their setbacks and insider tips on building your business
- Interactive sessions including speed networking on themes of confidence, how to stay focused and improving your networking skills
- A HowTo Village, where experts will give one-on-one advice
- A café to socialise and network
- The winners of the WOTB Upstart Women Competition (which ran earlier this year, and offers one woman a place on the prestigious WebStart Bristol incubator programme) and Women with Bright Ideas Competition (run by Innovation in Engineering SW, to find the best female engineering start-up idea)
- There is also a competition for start-ups and SMEs to win a wide range of prizes supplied by our sponsors – go to ibring.biz for full details.
For full details on the Festival, click here.…
everywoman Technology Leadership Academy, Thursday 23 October 2014, London.
The one-day event has been carefully crafted for women who have taken or are looking to take the leap into an executive or leadership role – a pivotal career moment that comes with certain challenges.
As well as offering the opportunity to build relationships with women in a variety of technology-related roles and sectors, two masterclasses will equip will be held to provide women with empowering tools that will make a difference from the moment they arrive back at their desk.
1. Being promoted from within a team by everywoman associate trainer Kate Turner
2. Navigating your political landscape by everywoman associate trainer Des Christofi
Registration for this event is nearly full. To book one of the last few individual tickets or delegate packages, click here or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.…
GeekGirl Meetup, the network that works to highlight female role models in the digital and technology industry has partnered with Tech Muses, a London-based initiative to foster technology entrepreneurship for young girls. Together they will host the first annual all-female technology conference in London on 27th-28th September.…