Last night Women in the City announced the 2017 Finalists at the Future Leaders Award … [Read More...]
FAREWELL TO THE FUTURE LEADERS AWARD
We launched the Future Leaders Award in 2010. At the time the focus was on women getting on Boards.
WiC knew that in order to achieve more women on boards, we would need to identify and support women with the potential to reach senior management and executive board positions – what began to be called the “talent pipeline”.
Between then and 2017 we recognised many outstanding females all of whom have gone on to undertake more stretching and more senior roles.
We’re proud of the success of this and our earlier Woman of Achievement Award which recognised senior women who were actively championing the progress of women in their teams, organisations and sectors.
We are delighted that WiC was at the forefront of a recognising gender diversity champions and future female leaders, carving a pathway for other awards and businesswomen to follow.
This website is now “mothballed” but we do hope you’ll explore the section on our Winners.
Read about the experiences of previous Future Leaders
We asked Kitty McCormick, Winner of the 2016 Future Leaders Award to tell us about her Future … [Read More...]
It took the FL Award to make me realise I'm a a respected opinion leader Alison Hemsworth, a 2016 … [Read More...]
Sarah Austin, Operating Director at PageGroup was one our 2015 finalists. … [Read More...]
Updates from Women in the City:
UK workplace culture stalls women’s careers say three in four women and two in five men reports year-long study involving almost 6,000 UK employees. Everyday examples of unintentionally gender biased behaviour in workplace culture are stalling women’s careers, according to a year-long study released on 13 February 2019 by Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. […]
This year’s Women in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure 2020 Review shows improvement on gender diversity over the past year. New analysis of gender diversity in the hospitality, travel and leisure sector shows the industry has made positive progress in the past year to address the number of women in senior positions. While improvements have been […]
The UK’s working parents are penalised for working part-time and suffer from poorly-designed jobs that force them to work extra hours, according to a major new study published today by Working Families and Bright Horizons. Part-time penalty leaves mothers behind The 2019 Modern Families Index reveals that parents working part time – most of whom […]
Flexible working is not easily defined. This is because it is often seen by what it isn’t – not the 9-to-5, not the daily commute to a central workplace – as opposed to by what it is. Nevertheless, people think they know it when they see it, and as a result certain working patterns or […]
2 in 5 UK Business Directors Lack Workplace Harassment Training, study finds Leading ethics and compliance software and services company NAVEX Global® highlighted research finding more than 44 percent of UK business directors have never received training on workplace harassment, and 21 percent have only received one training session, according to the report available here. […]
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