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:
The UK Workforce as 100 People New research highlights areas of under-representation across British industry A new study by office furniture suppliers, Viking Direct, has visualised the UK workforce as 100 people. The firm has analysed data from the Office of National Statistics, to highlight under-representation in staff across the country and make the data […]
It’s about what managers and leaders do everyday The catalyst for elevating women in organisations comes down to what managers and leaders do every day according to a new study published by talent development and transition company Lee Hecht Harrison. The daily behaviours of the people managers who are known champions of female talent have […]
Enough talk. We’ve heard it all before. Let’s just do it! These words, a tweet from @LaraOyedele popped into my timeline in response to an article in Diversity Woman Magazine which revealed that, according to research by Bank of America Merill Lynch, “Gender equality can lead companies to make more money.” This revelation is by […]
KPMG has just released its sixth Women in Alternative Investments report: The Call to Act, and it reveals a number of key improvements being made across the industry regarding gender diversity, but also sheds light on a gap between men and women regarding how much progress they believe is being made. Some of the key […]
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. […]
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