Women in Financial Services Blog

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

E2Wealthier – An introduction to property investment

Katie.Dix / 30 Sep 2020

E2Wealthier – An introduction to property investment

E2Wealthier – An introduction to property investment In last week’s coffee break, our speakers were Alison Edwards and Natalie Beswick from The Insight Group, a property investment company. It was a fascinating presentation of two halves, starting with the basics of building a property portfolio. Our speakers...

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My lockdown lifeline

Katie.Dix / 28 Sep 2020

My lockdown lifeline

The Young Women's Trust 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...

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

Katie.Dix / 22 Sep 2020

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 Congratulate...

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E2 Inspired -The power of a pivot

Katie.Dix / 21 Sep 2020

E2 Inspired -The power of a pivot

E2 Inspired -The power of a pivot You can be successful in your career and enjoy what you do, but that doesn’t mean it will always be the best option for you. Having the courage to make a change and start again in a new field can make...

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E2W Alpha Challengers support the WSA Mentorship Scheme

Katie.Dix / 18 Sep 2020

E2W Alpha Challengers support the  WSA Mentorship Scheme

E2W Alpha Challengers Alpha Challengers are a sub-group of the E2W membership who embarked on their financial services careers less than ten years ago. They have started to climb the ladder of success and are ambitious and want to reach the top. E2W are supporting and helping...

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Male Allies – Finishing the Journey Together

Mark.Freed / 03 Sep 2020

Male Allies – Finishing the Journey Together

E2W are hosting a virtual event on the 24th September Male Allies - Finishing the Journey Together. Leading male allies in the financial services industry will be the guests of E2W Alpha Challengers and questioned on their reasons for supporting gender equality. Event details and registration can...

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E2W member Lovedip Dhaliwal - ‘Why firms need to focus on operational risk in the virtual environment’

Katie.Dix / 26 Aug 2020

E2W member Lovedip Dhaliwal - ‘Why firms need to focus on operational risk in the virtual environment’

E2W member Lovedip Dhaliwal is an experienced Business Manager in Financial Services, helping front office business areas to drive forward new initiatives, reduce costs and manage risk.  She is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant with an MBA specialising in General and Strategic Management. Lovedip is passionate about championing...

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Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Joy Mpofu - Above keyboard dressing

Katie.Dix / 25 Aug 2020

Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Joy Mpofu - Above keyboard dressing

Last week, our virtual coffee break welcomed Joy Mpofu. She is a Director in the Regulatory Relations Group at Morgan Stanley, advising the firm on the UK regulator’s expectations on financial risk from climate change, sustainability and credit risk. Joy is also an active E2W member...

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E2 Inspire - With Betty - Starting my financial services career in the 1950’s

Mark.Freed / 18 Aug 2020

E2 Inspire - With Betty - Starting my financial services career in the 1950’s

I’m sure that most of our members first came to us for help with their careers. And for some, that’s as far as it goes. But my goal has always been to build something more than just a career network. I want E2W to be...

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Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Tayo Salami and Mark Freed: Stuck at a crossroads

Katie.Dix / 11 Aug 2020

Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Tayo Salami and Mark Freed: Stuck at a crossroads

Virtual coffee break: Standing at a crossroads We had an inspirational talk this week for our virtual coffee break, with Business Transformation Specialist Tayo Salami. She is founder of Charisplan Consulting Limited, a business transformation firm that works with companies to increase their effectiveness and drive growth. Tayo focused on...

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E2W member Anita D. Millar Reframing Board Priorities in terms of three Rs: Resilience, Responsibilities, and Relationships

Tina.Freed / 03 Aug 2020

E2W member Anita D. Millar Reframing Board Priorities in terms of three Rs: Resilience, Responsibilities, and Relationships

Origionally posted by CIO Success, the full article can be found here. E2W member Anita D. Millar: Reframing Board Priorities in terms of three Rs: Resilience, Responsibilities, and Relationships Anita D. Millar is a risk and public policy professional with over 25-years of experience of working in financial...

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Alpha Challengers Mentoring Scheme Episode 1: Top Tips for a successful mentor relationship

Mark.Freed / 31 Jul 2020

Alpha Challengers Mentoring Scheme Episode 1: Top Tips for a successful mentor relationship

Alpha Challengers Mentoring Scheme Episode 1: Top Tips for a successful mentor relationship Thursday evening on 30th July 2020 E2W’s Alpha Challengers publicly launched their Mentoring programme. Katie Dix Membership Engagement Leader with Sophie Simpson and Mihaela Breg, both on the E2W Alpha Challengers Advisory Board welcomed E...

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Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Jane Osborn, image consultant and E2W team member

Katie.Dix / 31 Jul 2020

Weekly Virtual Coffee Break – Jane Osborn, image consultant and E2W team member

Our weekly virtual coffee breaks have been going from strength to strength, with a diverse range on content and guest speakers. We have formalised this into new categories that we will be focussing on each week. E2 Wealthier, E2 Healthier, E2 Inspired and E2 Passions.  This week, our coffee...

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Alpha Challengers – Sharing the Knowledge Episode 2: Artificial Intelligence

Mark.Freed / 25 Jul 2020

Alpha Challengers – Sharing the Knowledge Episode 2: Artificial Intelligence

Sharing the Knowledge: AI in Finance Organised by Iva Horčicová & Molly Petken, E2W Alpha Challengers recently had a great Sharing the Knowledge session focused on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Finance’. With three expert speakers – Julia Valentine, Steven Hunter and Ivana Bartoletti –...

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E2Wealthier starts in style

Katie.Dix / 24 Jul 2020

E2Wealthier starts in style

E2Wealthier is brought to you by members, Kristel del Rosario along with Jade Fallen, Meenal Sambre and Maria Zdravkova. E2Wealthier starts in style We launched our series of E2Wealthier sessions with a great presentation from Raymond James, the City wealth management firm. Many thanks to E...

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Alpha Challengers – Champions of Diversity Episode 2: Ethnic, Cultural and Social Diversity

Mark.Freed / 22 Jul 2020

Alpha Challengers – Champions of Diversity Episode 2: Ethnic, Cultural and Social Diversity

Alpha Challengers – Champions of Diversity Episode 2: Ethnic, Cultural and Social Diversity Why is ethnic, cultural and social diversity important, especially in the workplace? Ethnic diversity was the central theme and our special guests were: Zandile Nkhata, Natznet Tesfay, Nolly Maseko, Ursula Henry and Yvonne Kunihira-Davidson at latest in...

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Olga Anderson ‘Confidence Highlighted Through Clothing’

Katie.Dix / 22 Jul 2020

Olga Anderson ‘Confidence Highlighted Through Clothing’

How does confidence radiate through our clothing, and vice versa? Confidence is a challenging emotion to distil, and an even harder one to evoke. For some, confidence is a fleeting feeling that stems from great news or appraisal; for others, it’s a lick of lipstick, a glass...

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Thank you to our clients and members, we have a lot to celebrate this week…

Katie.Dix / 17 Jul 2020

Thank you to our clients and members, we have a lot to celebrate this week…

Back in the dark days of April when we posted this picture we could only dream of a week like we have had this week...Thank you E2W clients and members for your help and support.  Next week we welcome two of our members to the E2W...

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Can you help with our virtual coffee breaks?

Katie.Dix / 15 Jul 2020

Can you help with our virtual coffee breaks?

Every Wednesday at 12pm for the past 15 weeks, we have hosted our Virtual Coffee sessions. With the support of our brilliant coach Nikki Hinksman and community, we have shared some amazing content, from Denise Wilson OBE, Chief Exec. Hampton-Alexander Review to Peter Prescott a Wine specialist and Tingting Peng...

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Maria Zdravkova - Equity Investing Like a Restaurant Order

Katie.Dix / 15 Jul 2020

Maria Zdravkova - Equity Investing Like a Restaurant Order

E2W member and Alpha Challenger, Maria Zdravkova is a multi-asset portfolio management specialist with 8 years of experience. She has a Master in Advanced Finance. Maria is passionate about seeing women take control over their finances and especially participating in capital markets, that’s why she does workshops...

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