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:
Are you earning what you’re worth? – global executive gender pay gap falls dramatically to 8.7% – UK gap nearly halves since March to 12% – US leads the way with gap dropping to 2% – CEOs have the biggest gender gap of 31% – in Technology, gender gap has reversed in favour of women […]
Retention and Progression of women still needs to be addressed Despite significant investment and profile, corporate Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) remains a war of attrition, with women leading only 4% of the world’s largest banks, 3% of food processing companies and 6% of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. In a recent white paper Chris Rowe, […]
New research from the City of London Corporation shows that many people believe having integrity is critical to rebuilding trust in financial and professional services businesses. The City of London Corporation’s Business of Trust programme was launched in November 2017 and established five Civic Principles as foundations for increasing trust in business. Competence and Skills […]
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 […]
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