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The following are a selection of news and thought leadership articles created for our Members and shared here for all:

E2W member, Miren-Edurne De Frutos, creates Government petition to support Neurodiversity

Katie.Dix / 21 Jan 2021

E2W member, Miren-Edurne De Frutos, creates Government petition to support Neurodiversity

E2W member, Miren-Edurne De Frutos, creates Government petition to support Neurodiversity. Please read Miren's statement below: I have created a government petition to improve funding for neurodiversity diagnosis, identification and support in schools. This is something extremely close to my heart which affects 15% of the UK population,...

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E2 Inspired - Hyacinth Myers Women’s Empowerment Coach/ Mentor and Life Strategist

Katie.Dix / 14 Jan 2021

E2 Inspired - Hyacinth Myers Women’s Empowerment Coach/ Mentor and Life Strategist

We were delighted to be back after the festive period with our first virtual coffee break, last week.  For this week’s E2 Inspired series we welcome our special guest, Hyacinth Myers, an International Speaker, Award winning Jewellery designer/ maker, Artist, Photographer and Writer celebrating 24 years being...

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How can E2W’s Project and Business Process Outsourcing help you?

Mark.Freed / 11 Jan 2021

How can E2W’s Project and Business Process Outsourcing help you?

As we build back better, has the time come to give hundreds of talented people the opportunity to continue their careers at a time in their lives when they have other priorities to juggle? This was the building block of E2W’s Business twenty years ago. For almost...

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Update from E2W member Alison Smith who is (virtually) walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats

Katie.Dix / 11 Jan 2021

Update from E2W member Alison Smith who is (virtually) walking from Land’s End to John O’Groats

On the 7th December we wrote a Blog about E2W member Alison Smith who is (virtually) walking from Land's End to John O'Groats. Now we want to share with you an update from Alison; I’m beginning to realise that this challenge is all about small...

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Can you speak at one of our virtual coffee breaks?

Katie.Dix / 07 Jan 2021

Can you speak at one of our virtual coffee breaks?

As we enter a New Year, this can often mean fresh starts and new beginnings. At E2W, we are always thinking about how we can continue to support our members and community.  Our virtual coffee breaks have become a successful and integral part of what we offer...

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Celebrating successful women progressing with their career, returning to work and moving roles

Katie.Dix / 06 Jan 2021

Celebrating successful women progressing with their career, returning to work and moving roles

Celebrating successful women progressing with their career, returning to work and moving roles At E2W we love to celebrate success. We are thrilled to see women in the industry, who have progressed in their careers. Congratulations to you all, especially during this time of uncertainty.  Movers  ...

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The challenge of diverse hiring in Investment Management - Mark Freed’s presentation

Katie.Dix / 04 Jan 2021

The challenge of diverse hiring in Investment Management - Mark Freed’s presentation

On the 25th November, Mark Freed spoke at the Instant Impact Event - Can you build a diverse business in a homogenous industry? This is a a recording of Mark's presentation at the event. Investment Management is traditionally a very homogenous industry and as a result, appears to...

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Wishing all our members a safe and successful New Year

Katie.Dix / 17 Dec 2020

Wishing all our members a safe and successful New Year

This has been a challenging and tough year for the majority of us. As a community we have worked together, to continue to support one another and diversify our offerings. We have successful hosted over 50 virtual events, with a variety of inspirational guest speakers - thank you to all who...

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E2W Workshop: Heating up - The Pace of Regulation for PSPs/EMIs

Katie.Dix / 09 Dec 2020

E2W Workshop: Heating up - The Pace of Regulation for PSPs/EMIs

On Tuesday 8th December, we hosted a a virtual workshop with E2W member Allison Strachan. E2W members can request a full recording of the session by emailing katie.dix@e2w.co Allison is a Treasury Risk specialist and was most recently the Head of...

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Sponsor E2W member Alison Smith to (virtually) walk from Land’s End to John o’Groats

Katie.Dix / 07 Dec 2020

Sponsor E2W member Alison Smith to  (virtually) walk from Land’s End to John o’Groats

Whilst we dedicate ourselves to helping and supporting women, mostly at the top of the social and economic ladder, we are aware that there are women in our society without the advantages and privilege enjoyed by many.    In April 2019 we were introduced to the Young Women’s...

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E2W Workshop: ESG with Mili Fomicov and Amelie Chowna

Katie.Dix / 02 Dec 2020

E2W Workshop: ESG with Mili Fomicov and Amelie Chowna

On Tuesday 1st December, we hosted a virtual workshop for our members on ESG. We were delighted to be working with three Alpha Challengers, who worked quickly to put this session together. E2W members can request a full recording of the session by emailing katie.dix@e2w.co ...

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Run the Royal Parks Half for Young Women’s Trust with E2W

Katie.Dix / 27 Nov 2020

 Run the Royal Parks Half for Young Women’s Trust with E2W

In April 2019 we were introduced to the Young Women’s Trust and were amazed at the work they do to help Young Women who are struggling to live on low or no pay, to get into work that is right for them. The Young Women’s Trust...

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E2 Inspired - Weekly coffee break with Kate Phillips: City MD-housewife-City MD journey

Katie.Dix / 20 Nov 2020

E2 Inspired - Weekly coffee break with Kate Phillips: City MD-housewife-City MD journey

For this week’s E2 Inspired series we welcome our special guest, Kate Phillips.   Kate is a Managing Director at NatWest who has led a number of large and complex business-critical change programmes including Ring-Fencing, Brexit and Cost Transformation.  She has recently been appointed COO,...

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We are changing a few things.

Mark.Freed / 12 Nov 2020

We are changing a few things.

We continue to listen.  We and many of our members have never been entirely happy with the membership area on our website.  We recognise its limitations and the challenges of making it a valuable tool for members to connect and reach out to each other and  for...

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E2 Inspired - An insight into becoming an investment company director - Annabel Brodie-Smith, Association of Investment Companies

Katie.Dix / 12 Nov 2020

E2 Inspired - An insight into becoming an investment company director - Annabel Brodie-Smith, Association of Investment Companies

On Wednesday 11th November, for our month E2 Inspired session, we welcomed Annabel Brodie-Smith to give an insight into becoming an investment company director. Annabel is the Communications Director for the Association of Investment Companies and has worked there for 23 years. She frequently comments in the media on...

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E2W Workshop: Building Operational Resilience

Katie.Dix / 11 Nov 2020

E2W Workshop: Building Operational Resilience

On Tuesday 10th November, we held an evening workshop on, Building Operational Resilience: bringing together multiple disciplines.  Our guest speakers were good friend and E2W member Anita Millar and Palvinder Gill. Anita is a risk and public policy professional with over 20-years of experience working in...

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E2 Passions – Looking good in front of the camera

Katie.Dix / 10 Nov 2020

E2 Passions – Looking good in front of the camera

In our virtual coffee break this week, we heard about a key subject for many businesspeople right now – how to look good in front of the camera on a video call. Our speaker was Angela Sellar, who has ten years’ experience in TV advertising, working as Head of...

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“With E2W’s support and guidance, I am delighted to be embarking on my next challenge.”

Katie.Dix / 02 Nov 2020

“With E2W’s support and guidance, I am delighted to be embarking on my next challenge.”

Member of E2W's community, Agnan Kessy has kindly shared feedback about her positive experience she has had with our recruitment team and securing her next role. We are proud to work with all the women in our community, like Agnan and wish her all the success with her...

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E2 Inspire - Christine Brown-Quinn, an Amazon #1 Best Seller in Business & Finance: Unlock Your Career Success - Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything

Katie.Dix / 26 Oct 2020

E2 Inspire - Christine Brown-Quinn, an Amazon #1 Best Seller in Business & Finance: Unlock Your Career Success - Knowing the Unwritten Rules Changes Everything

Working harder is a great way to kick-start your career, but when you get past a certain point, it’s not the only thing that matters. In this week’s E2 Inspire, we heard from Christine Brown-Quinn about the unwritten rules that unlock career success. After almost 30 years...

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TP ICAP Number Confidence Week - Virtual Panel Event

Katie.Dix / 26 Oct 2020

TP ICAP Number Confidence Week - Virtual Panel Event

TP ICAP is the founding partner for the inaugural Number Confidence Week, an event hosted by our charity partner National Numeracy, taking place on 2 – 6 November, with the aim of empowering people across the nation to become more confident with numbers to get on in life. As part of the...

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