Category: Celebrating the Contribution of Women

Olga Anderson ‘That Damn I Look Good Feeling’

Katie.Dix / 25 Sep 2019

Olga Anderson ‘That Damn I Look Good Feeling’

That ‘Damn I Look Good’ Feeling Imagine looking at yourself in the mirror and fully appreciating what you see before you. Sometimes it feels as though we shun compliments in favour of modesty. For many years, women were persuaded to never draw attention to their beauty, intelligence or...

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Sponsor E2W’s Sarah, who will be trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro in support of The Young Women’s Trust

Katie.Dix / 09 Sep 2019

Sponsor E2W’s Sarah, who will be trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro in support of The Young Women’s Trust

The Young Women's Trust: Donate Now I am raising money for the Young Women's Trust because not everyone gets the same opportunities in life and for some young women right now life is tough. In fact, there are over 1 million young women across the country, many of whom...

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Launching our partnership with The Young Women’s Trust

Katie.Dix / 02 Sep 2019

Launching our partnership with The Young Women’s Trust

Dear E2W member, My name is Laura and I work for Young Women’s Trust, a charity committed to supporting disadvantaged young women into work and campaigning for equality in the workplace. I am delighted that we are launching a partnership with E2W this year, a company...

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Quick fire Q&A with Fiona Sainz, E2W Advisory Board member

Katie.Dix / 21 Aug 2019

Quick fire Q&A with Fiona Sainz, E2W Advisory Board member

Fiona has extensive COO/business management and business development experience in both buy and sell-side blue chip firms, with expertise in Global Markets, Corporate and Investment Banking. Fiona's experience across the financial industry has given her a unique ability to identify correlations and commercial opportunities. Fiona...

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E2W announce another strong coaching partnership with She Wins

Katie.Dix / 14 Aug 2019

E2W announce another strong coaching partnership with She Wins

At E2W, we recognise the contribution women make to the economy and are passionate about helping women harness their experience, knowledge, and skills for the financial services industry.  Our coaching services are designed to support women in their aspirations and development. We understand that coaching is a two-way...

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Women Continuers – Delivering Value

Katie.Dix / 07 Aug 2019

Women Continuers – Delivering Value

Giving hundreds of talented people the opportunity to continue their careers at a time in their lives when they have other priorities to juggle, was the building block of E2W’s Business. For almost two decades, city institutions have relied on E2W's talented &lsquo...

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E2W member Guinevere Taylor - why do women leave Financial Services?

Katie.Dix / 24 Jul 2019

E2W member Guinevere Taylor - why do women leave Financial Services?

E2W member Guinevere Taylor - Associate Director at RBC Global Asset Management Whilst there are now more women in top tier roles and present in boardrooms than there has ever been, there is still a gap in middle-management. Women start careers in finance in equal numbers to men,...

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Inspiring Women - Virginia Nordback

Katie.Dix / 18 Jul 2019

Inspiring Women - Virginia Nordback

Some might think that an economics degree from Yale University and an MBA from INSEAD guarantee a stable career in financial services, but mine has still had its ups and downs. I’ve had to take risks, be innovative and be an entrepreneur; but ultimately the skills I&rsquo...

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Quick fire Q&A with E2W member Abeera Magsi

Katie.Dix / 11 Jul 2019

Quick fire Q&A with E2W member Abeera Magsi

We know that the E2W members are not one dimensional City working machines, but that they have lives outside of work, hobbies and top tips that they want to share. Our 'quick fire questions with...' has some serious questions about working in financial services and more...

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Alessandra Wall - Recap of insights from my trip to the UK.

Katie.Dix / 28 Jun 2019

Alessandra Wall - Recap of insights from my trip to the UK.

Alessandra Wall - Recap of insights from my trip to the UK. It's early on a Monday afternoon I'm slightly jet lagged and slowly catching up with work tasks and responsibilities that have been on hold for the past two weeks. Although there is much to do, I...

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E2W member Elena Vydrine - “What is responsible investing?”

Katie.Dix / 19 Jun 2019

E2W member Elena Vydrine - “What is responsible investing?”

Invesco are kindly hosting an E2W event in September around the theme of Resposible Investing. Elena Vydrine, a member of E2W, will be publishing a series of blogs in the run up to the event on the topic of ESG. If you would like to sign up to...

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Quick fire Q&A with friend of E2W Lucy Snowball

Katie.Dix / 14 Jun 2019

Quick fire Q&A with friend of E2W Lucy Snowball

We know that the E2W members are not one dimensional City working machines, but that they have lives outside of work, hobbies and top tips that they want to share. Our 'quick fire questions with...' has some serious questions about working in financial services and more...

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Quick Fire Questions with E2W member Chadia Eve Zouein

Katie.Dix / 30 May 2019

Quick Fire Questions with E2W member Chadia Eve Zouein

We know that the E2W members are not one dimensional City working machines, but that they have lives outside of work, hobbies and top tips that they want to share. Our 'quick fire questions with...' has some serious questions about working in financial services and more...

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Quick Fire Questions with Sheena Shah

Katie.Dix / 23 May 2019

Quick Fire Questions with Sheena Shah

E2W are delighted to be working with Sheena Shah, founder of ElevatHer app. ElevatHer is a networking app for women in Financial Services to keep up to date with topical events, regular blog posts and to connect with females in the industry. You can keep up to date...

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E2W at Women of The Square Mile Conference

Mark.Freed / 17 May 2019

E2W at Women of The Square Mile Conference

On Wednesday we exhibited and Mark spoke at the Women of the Square Mile Conference at Olympia. These are some of the comments: Wow. Just wow! What an incredible day it was on Wednesday 15th May, at Women of The Square Mile 2019! I hope you all enjoyed the day...

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Quick Fire Questions with Tina Freed

Katie.Dix / 10 May 2019

Quick Fire Questions with Tina Freed

We know that the E2W members are not one dimensional City working machines, but that they have lives outside of work, hobbies and top tips that they want to share. Our 'quick fire questions with...' has some serious questions about working in financial services and more...

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An inspiring and insightful event with Dr Alessandra Wall

Katie.Dix / 01 May 2019

An inspiring and insightful event with Dr Alessandra Wall

An insightful and inspiring night last night. When the Wonder Women, Good Girl and It’s Only Me filters are put to one side in a great location with great hospitality.  More E2W members are out there today making changes to improve their lives and making strides...

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Melanie Eagle: “E2W embraces flexible working, allowing me to continue my career in financial services.”

Katie.Dix / 26 Apr 2019

Melanie Eagle: “E2W embraces flexible working, allowing me to continue my career in financial services.”

Melanie Eagle has been with E2W’s Outsourcing Team for eighteen months and in that time she has demonstrated her experience of financial services, professionalism and versatility with our clients. Melanie’s career started in banking – first UBS, then Morgan Stanley and finally JP Morgan Chase...

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Inspiring Women - Lynn Maxwell

Mark.Freed / 05 Apr 2019

Inspiring Women - Lynn Maxwell

What’s interesting about the other E2W “Inspirational Women” pieces is that many of the women started in finance as soon as they left school or university. I, on the other hand, did not and thought about going down the route of academia. It goes without...

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Inspiring Women - Manuela Froehlich

Mark.Freed / 29 Mar 2019

Inspiring Women - Manuela Froehlich

My career story is one of those whereby I have literally risen through the ranks.  After my parents persuaded me that working in a bank would be a good place to start my career (I had wanted to be a movie make-up artist – completely different!) I began working...

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