Archives: June 2018

Inspiring Women - Laura Wallis Head of Overseas Banks Division, Prudential Regulation Authority

Mark Freed / 28 Jun 2018

Inspiring Women - Laura Wallis  Head of Overseas Banks Division, Prudential Regulation Authority

E2W is speaking to women who have been working in financial services over the decades to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women securing the vote. This month Laura Wallis shares her inspiring story.   Laura Wallis  Head of Overseas Banks Division | International Banks Supervision | Prudential...

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Recruiters – access the largest talent pool of female candidates in financial services

Mark Freed / 28 Jun 2018

Recruiters – access the largest talent pool of female candidates in financial services

The recruitment departments of the country’s leading financial institutions retain E2W as a key component of their recruitment strategy to find the best female candidates for their senior roles.  Drawing on our membership network, we are able to introduce highly capable, professional female candidates for...

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Inspiring Women -  Kathrine Switzer

Mark Freed / 23 Jun 2018

Inspiring Women -  Kathrine Switzer

Kathrine Virginia "Kathy" Switzer (born January 5, 1947, in Amberg, Germany is an American marathon runner, author, and television commentator. In 1967, she became the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. During her run, race official Jock Semple...

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Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour

Mark Freed / 20 Jun 2018

Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour

E2W members have been treated to two workshops run by our friend, Fiona Murden. In May 2017 Fiona ran a workshop entitled ‘Becoming a better version of yourself’.  We were fascinated to hear Fiona’s insights into the impacts of neuroscience, perceptions of position...

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The runners and riders in the “Diversity Stakes”

Mark Freed / 15 Jun 2018

The runners and riders in the “Diversity Stakes”

What does it take for a financial services firm to win the diversity race?  How to place your money on a winner – what to look out for in a winning organisation. I am not a betting man, never have been and probably never will be but with Royal...

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Treasury Committee -  Women in finance

Mark Freed / 13 Jun 2018

Treasury Committee  -  Women in finance

The Treasury Committee launched its Women in Finance inquiry on 19 October 2017 to: Examine the value to financial firms of having greater gender balance across all job grades and functions; Identify the barriers to women entering and progressing their careers in the financial services industry and whether they are more prevalent...

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“Women have to achieve more, work harder…”

Tina.Freed / 12 Jun 2018

“Women have to achieve more, work harder…”

An intersteting and insightful interview with Anne Boden Starling Bank founder in The Guardian  “Women have to achieve more, work harder, and be much more perfect to get the job compared with a man. As long as we have the majority of promotions and appointments being made by...

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