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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.

Inspiring Women Fundraising Conference, 14-16 June

 

Nine successful women working in different areas of practice will share stories of their careers in the law, before taking questions and giving advice. Topics discussed will include difficult career moves, overcoming imposter syndrome, balancing work and children (triplets no less!), negotiating a promotion, and much more. This event is for anyone who wants to be a better ally for women in the workplace, as well as for any woman who does or aspires to practice law.

Don’t miss this chance to hear from leading figures in the law, including Lady Justice Rose, Justice of the Supreme Court, and Dame Vera Baird QC DBE, the Victims’ Commissioner. You can find out more about the speakers and book your tickets here.

Tickets are £30 for JUSTICE Members/£50 for non-members, and all proceeds support the work of JUSTICE.

Women in IT Summit & Awards UK - 23 and 24 June

 

The Women in IT Summit & Awards initiative, presented by DiversityQ, supports the tech industry in its mission to move the dial on workplace diversity & inclusion. By providing a global platform to showcase advocates, role models, and allies this growing series works alongside industry champions to share knowledge and promote the importance of an inclusive tech sector.

Our summit agenda is filled with informative and engaging content and together with some powerhouse individuals, we will explore the latest technical hot topics and drive important workplace diversity conversations forwards. You can view the summit agenda here

Following the summit, the Women in IT Awards will recognise outstanding talent across the UK’s tech industry, as well as the employers that are implementing diversity initiatives and breaking boundaries to spearhead real change and empower women in to the sector. We are currently taking nominations, and you can view more information here.

 

NEDonBoard Online: Charity Governance - Effective Trustees - 20th July @ 12pm-2pm

 

Understanding the role of the charity trustee and being effective in your role.

Panel insights will include considerations on a crucial aspect of most charities – fundraising; as well as trustee appointments from a recruitment perspective; and some key questions for when you are in the role.

Guest panel speakers: Gerald Oppenheim, Chief Executive of the Fundraising Regulator, also Trustee and Deputy Chair at National Emergencies Trust; Shelley Whitehead, Trustee at Prospect Hospice, Shelley also specialises in Non-Exec recruitment – recruiting of over 140 non-executive directors for multi-academy trusts.

Agenda:

  • 12:00pm – Welcome
  • 12:10pm – Guest speaker insights
  • 12:45pm – Interactive audience discussion
  • 13:30pm – Networking (optional)
  • 14:00pm – Event close

CWN members have been offered a 40% discount to this event. To register, click here, scroll to the bottom of the page to the ticket section; click 'Enter promo code' and enter CWNNED;  click 'Apply'; select the 'non-member and newsletter subscriber' ticket and complete registration form.

NEDonBoard Online: First time NEDs, panel insights - 3 August @11am - 12pm

 

An opportunity to hear from recently appointed NEDs and chairs on their boardroom journey and learnings from the process of becoming a NED.

If you are aspiring or new to the NED role, join us for an informative and interactive session, with insights from the NEDonBoard community.

Sharing their experiences around becoming a non-executive director are:

  • Francois Jarrosson – appointed to his first NED role in 2020 on the board of London Capital Credit Union, Francois’ background is financial services.
  • Nicky Heathcote – taking on her first NED role in 2018, Nicky has since gone on to be appointed as a NED and Board Chair to 3 organisations in the property sector.

Session Agenda:

  • 11:00am – Welcome
  • 11:10am – Speaker insights
  • 11:45am – Interactive Q&A
  • (12:30pm – Optional Networking breakout rooms)
  • 1:00pm – Event close

CWN members have been offered a 40% discount to this event. To register, click here, scroll to the bottom of the page to the ticket section; click 'Enter promo code' and enter CWNNED;  click 'Apply'; select the 'non-member and newsletter subscriber' ticket and complete registration form.