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Partnership Events

This page is updated regularly and comprises upcoming events and seminars which are put on by third party organisations, some of whom have alliances with CWN, such as Women on Boards and NEDonBoards.  They have been selected for the relevance of their subject matter to our members.  Registration and, where relevant, payment details are included in the outline of each event.  We hope you find them useful.

Heart of the City - Free Events

Heart of the City are delighted to launch a series of free events on critical responsible business topics running over the summer and into the autumn. These short webinars are designed to offer in-depth but swift actions SMEs can use and adapt, straight away.

You can learn more here.

Topics include

 - measuring your business’ carbon emissions

                                                          - social justice

                                                          - mental health and recruitment

                                                          - reducing digital emissions

                                                          - introversion in the workplace


Kings Business School: Building Gender-inclusive Workplaces Executive Programme

King’s Business School and the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership have created a new programme called Building Gender-inclusive Workplaces that focuses on re-designing cultures and structures to be more gender-inclusive. Participants will be able to make a business case for gender-inclusion, design and create their own change programme with the help of our faculty and delve deeper into inclusive leadership. 
The programme is led by Dr Maddy Wyatt (Reader in Diversity & Inclusion and Occupational Psychologist, King’s Business School) and Professor Rosie Campbell (Professor of Politics and Director of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, King’s College London). Maddy and Rosie will be joined by leading practitioners such as Emma Codd (Global Inclusion Leader, Deloitte) and Birgit Neu (Senior DEI Advisor, ex HSBC Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion). 
The programme takes place across 9 months and includes 5 days in-person at King’s Business School. In-person programme dates: 
•    23 & 24 June 2022
•    16 September 2022
•    2 December 2022
•    22 March 2023 (Capstone Day) 

Find out more here: Building Gender-Inclusive Workplaces (Blended) | King’s Business School | King’s College London (

Contact: Lucky Singh, 
***King’s Business School are delighted to offer a 50% saving for members of the City Women’s Network. The full fee is £5,950 however fee for CWN members is £2,975.***

Help to Grow

Help to Grow is a £520 million government backed scheme to help owners of small and medium-sized business take their business to the next level.

Two programmes – Help to Grow: Management and Help to Grow: Digital – are designed to help business leaders learn new skills, reach more customers and boost profits:

1. Help to Grow: Management offers senior business leaders management and leadership training, delivered by Business Schools across the  UK.

2. Help to Grow: Digital offers businesses free, impartial advice on how technology can boost business, delivered through a new online platform.

To learn more, click here to watch some informative videos about the schemes.

The Women on Boards Bursary Programme, now in its fourth year, is now open.

As one of Women on Board's valued Ambassadors, CWN are delighted to show our support  in sharing their Bursary Programme with our network to reach as many emerging non-executive directors as possible, who may be interested in applying themselves or sharing this brilliant opportunity with their network. 

The 2022 Bursary Programme offers six women, who would not otherwise be able to afford it, complimentary places on our signature Boardroom Journey, worth over £1500. It is generously sponsored by Sheryl Cuisia and a group of experienced Chairs.  

Full details, applications and eligibility criteria can be found here.