Inspiring Global Women for Growth

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Friday 10th March 11am

IoD, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED


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Hosted at the prestigious Institute of Directors (IoD) London, in the stunning Waterloo and Nash Rooms on March 10th, this is an opportunity to come together with leaders across the international business and global mobility community to accelerate change and drive equity.

You will meet inspiring women who are making a difference and hear keynote speaker Dr Anino Emuwa. Enjoy an impactful workshop in the morning from 11am and hear stories from our speakers about their personal and professional journey, and their passion for educating and supporting girls and women. Discover their hopes for the future of work and a more equitable world for girls and women and how they overcome challenges and support others to reach their potential

Enjoy plenty of networking with our guests across diverse industry sectors, organisations, countries and cultures. Take away a wealth of connections, new ideas and practical solutions to put into practice in your own workplace.

Share your experience of working in an international context and help shape the agenda for the Think Women Community to deliver on international career opportunities and supporting women and their families to thrive around the world.

Our exclusive Think Women event ‘Inspiring Global Women for Growth’ is a unique opportunity to come together in support of International Women’s Day and use our expertise and global reach for positive good.

  • Enjoy networking and connect with fellow leaders from across diverse industry sectors, organisations, countries and cultures
  • Hear from our speakers selected for their outstanding contributions to furthering women in business in a global context
  • Discover their hopes for the future of work and a more equitable world for girls and women and how, as a community, we can support others to reach their potentials
  • Take away a wealth of connections, new ideas and practical solutions to put into practice in your own workplace

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Timetable for the 10 March at Institute of Directors

Inspiring Global Women for Growth

11.00 am ‘Moving the Dial’ Workshop - Waterloo Room:

Start the day with an interactive workshop with contributions from our motivational guest speakers – who, through shared stories, will provoke discussion around Think Women’s role in ‘moving the dial and accelerating growth for women in international roles’.

Journalist Marianne Curphey will interview guests including:

Caroline Thorley-Farrer, Group Global Mobility Director at Worley,
Jenny Hinde
Jenny Hinde, Executive Director, The Clear Company,
Julia Palmer
Julia Palmer, COO Relocation & CHRO, Santa Fe Relocation
Salma Shah
Salma Shah
, Founder, Mastering Your Power

There will be the opportunity for guests to exchange insights and experiences and together we can scope out how Think Women can best support international women to flourish in the fast-changing global workplace.

12.30 Networking - Nash Room
Engage, embrace, connect with fellow guests all from the world of international business and global mobility. A great opportunity to share with and learn from your fellow Think Women community.

13.00 Lunch - Nash Room
Relax with a delicious lunch amongst new friends in the historic surroundings of the Institute of Directors (IoD) on Pall Mall.

Dr Anino Emuwa Headshot

14.00 Keynote Speaker
We are delighted to be joined by Dr Anino Emuwa for this year’s keynote. Dr Emuwa is an advocate for gender balance in leadership and convenes global and regional communities of women CEOs and founders including 100Women@Davos and the African Women CEOs Network. She is also Managing Director of Avandis Consulting with over 25 years' experience in banking, international management consulting and research.

Dr Emuwa is also very much at home at the Institute of Directors leading their Expert Advisory Group on Diversity and Inclusion.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A at the end of her address.

14.30 Q&A, What Next for Think Women

15.00 Close

Think Women’s 40 Outstanding Global Women 2023

To celebrate International Women’s Day and the launch of our Think Women: Inspire Global Women For Growth event in London on the 10th March, we are profiling forty inspirational female leaders who are making a real difference in a wide range of international roles.

Get in touch to nominate or be included.

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