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:
Half the appointments to board positions in the FTSE350 will have to be filled by women over the next two years Figures in this year’s Hampton-Alexander Review report, reveal that the companies which make up the FTSE100 index are on track to hit the 2020 target (women occupying one-third of Board places) with more than […]
Scope of the inquiry into use of NDAs Following its recent inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace, which recommended that the Government should clean up the use of NDAs in sexual harassment cases, the Committee launches a new inquiry to look at the wider use of NDAs in cases where any form of harassment […]
For the last four years, companies in the USA have reported that they are highly committed to gender diversity. But that commitment has not translated into meaningful progress. Women continue to be vastly underrepresented at every level. For women of color, it’s even worse. Only about one in five senior leaders is a woman, and […]
Government failing to address the issue Following a 9 month inquiry into sexual harassment of women and girls in public, MPs have concluded that while the Government has pledged to eliminate sexual harassment of women and girls by 2030 under its international obligations, there is no evidence of any programme to achieve this. Moreover, sexual harassment […]
Flexible working policies failing employees On the 30th June 2014 the Government extended the Flexible Working Policy to all employees under section 47 of the Employment Act 2002. While this adjustment in statutory rights was deemed to many as an evolution in the workplace, there has been little enquiry as to the number of employers […]
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