Archives: September 2018

Juggling a career in finance and motherhood

Tina.Freed / 27 Sep 2018

Juggling a career in finance and motherhood

An Investment Banker has this advice for working Mothers – don’t neglect your children or your work. Juggling the demands of a family and a career in finance is tricky and requires a lot of organising, time management and effort. When considering a family whilst climbing the career...

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October 11th is the International Day of the Girl

Mark Freed / 25 Sep 2018

October 11th is the International Day of the Girl

October 11th is the International Day of the Girl, a day that promotes girls' rights and highlights gender inequalities that remain between girls and boys.     We would like to celebrate the day by sharing some of your childhood aspirations, plus the stories behind the mentors or supporters...

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“It Pays for Women to be Financially Independent”  says E2W member Olga Stepien

Mark Freed / 25 Sep 2018

“It Pays for Women to be Financially Independent”  says E2W member Olga Stepien

E2W are delighted to share the thoughts of our members and help them increase their  profile in the industry. If you have something to say we would be delighted to publish it -  your thoughts, ideas or story.  Contact Mark for more details.    Why...

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E2W Select Candidate - 25+ years experience of leading a global Prime Broker

Mark Freed / 21 Sep 2018

E2W Select Candidate - 25+ years experience of leading a global Prime Broker

An E2W member with over 25 years experience of leading a global Prime Broker has asked us to help her find a new challenge commensurate with her significant skills and large enough to be fulfilling and rewarding.  ‘D’ has a wide breadth of experience having built a...

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Is the ‘glass ceiling’ still in existence today?

Mark Freed / 20 Sep 2018

Is the ‘glass ceiling’ still in existence today?

Doctor Who and the glass ceiling  The phrase ‘glass ceiling’ is 40 years old this year – is it still relevant in today’s workplace?  Regardless of whether you’re a fan of Doctor Who, it’s interesting that for the first time there...

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Women – get your firm working for you

Mark Freed / 10 Sep 2018

Women – get your firm working for you

Initial contributors to our survey are helping us to start to gather an eye-opening understanding of the current gender diversity landscape in financial services. They have highlighted the ‘laddish’, ‘politically incorrect’ culture within their firms, told us that they don’t feel that...

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Inspiring Women - Priscila Rocco Ignacio - Realising My Dreams

Mark Freed / 10 Sep 2018

Inspiring Women - Priscila Rocco Ignacio - Realising My Dreams

Inspiring Women - Priscila Rocco Ignacio - Realising My Dreams   My career has taken me from Brazil to England, and from law firms to financial services.  I’ve worked hard to become a specialist in my field and I feel as though I’ve seized...

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The Gender Debate (it’s not all about women!) - “Behind every great man is a great woman,”

Mark Freed / 10 Sep 2018

The Gender Debate (it’s not all about women!) - “Behind every great man is a great woman,”

“Beside every great person is another great person, living and working as they would like.”    “Behind every great man is a great woman,” is these days considered a rather archaic expression, one that harks back to times gone by, thankfully, when wives, seemingly, selflessly...

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