Category: Celebrating the Contribution of Women

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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Inspiring Women – Helen Bevis

Mark.Freed / 06 Feb 2019

Inspiring Women – Helen Bevis

So here's the thing, I am probably one of those rare and mythical creatures who actually loves the job I do…. however I am pretty sure that, roles working in finance or technology were not listed as options during my career advice sessions when I left school for...

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Amendeep Pannu-Purewal - My Career at Man Group

Mark.Freed / 18 Jan 2019

Amendeep Pannu-Purewal  - My Career at Man Group

In autumn of 2018, E2W were approached by Man Group to partner with them in their Active Inclusion Recruitment Strategy.  As part of their diversity strategy they needed specialist help to find female candidates for open roles. As part of our due diligence we, as usual,...

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Inspiring Women - Rhiannon Wakefield

Mark.Freed / 03 Dec 2018

Inspiring Women - Rhiannon Wakefield

Rhiannon Wakefield -  Managing Director at Barclays Bank It’s been interesting writing this piece because it’s made me realise that you can have an objective of working in a particular industry, or a position you want to be in but often the road that takes...

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Inspiring Women - Olga Stepien. The bumps along the way are what make the journey so amazing

Mark.Freed / 31 Oct 2018

Inspiring Women - Olga Stepien. The bumps along the way are what make the journey so amazing

My journey hasn't always been easy or simple, and some of the choices I've made have left me vulnerable.  I'm often asked how a girl from a village in Belarus progressed to being a successful KYC/AML Specialist in London. Each time I tell my story...

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Inspiring Women - Rachael Ramsey - Shared parental leave really worked for us.

Mark.Freed / 29 Oct 2018

Inspiring Women - Rachael Ramsey - Shared parental leave really worked for us.

“We were told we could never have children so when I fell pregnant after being at One Savings Bank for a few months, it was a bit of a shock!”   This is how my career as a surveyor at One Savings Bank began.  After two...

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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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Inspiring Women - Mihaela Breg has carved out her global career….

Mark.Freed / 23 Aug 2018

Inspiring Women - Mihaela Breg has carved out her global career….

Romania, Brussels, New York, Bangkok, London – Mihaela Breg has carved out her global career with hard work, self-sufficiency and determination. I have enjoyed a really diverse career, travelling the world with my roles and experiencing many different working environments.  I’ve learnt that the journey is...

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Inspiring Women - Nidhi Nikum - Global moves bring a different perspective

Mark.Freed / 23 Jul 2018

Inspiring Women - Nidhi Nikum - Global moves bring a different perspective

Embracing new experiences, rolling up sleeves and getting stuck in!  Nidhi Nikum has enjoyed a varied career in IT with ANZ, travelling the world with her job.  She has shared some of her experiences and, indeed, highlights with E2W.  I’ve been at ANZ for...

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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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Can you see the future of your industry?  Jodi Young could too – read how she helped NatWest Markets

Mark.Freed / 28 Mar 2018

Can you see the future of your industry?  Jodi Young could too – read how she helped NatWest Markets

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.  Jodi Young has shared her career with us as well as how she would advocate approaching your career. Jodi Young, Head of UK...

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E2W CISI Sponsored Students Pass First Time!

Mark.Freed / 22 Feb 2018

E2W CISI Sponsored Students Pass First Time!

E2W is at the forefront of helping to nurture the women of the future in the financial services’ industry.  We’re thrilled that our pilot collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment has been a huge success. At E2W, we are passionate about...

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My contribution to …. staff morale.  Where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?

Mark.Freed / 31 Jan 2018

My contribution to …. staff morale.  Where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?

As part of our Vote100 series on women’s careers, Caroline Kings tells us about her contribution to …. staff morale and asks where were you in the 2008 financial crisis?   In the 2008 financial crisis, Caroline Kings was working for Goldman Sachs.  Working long hours, she...

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Anne Hargreaves always knew what she wanted to do, and she did it.

Mark.Freed / 19 Jan 2018

Anne Hargreaves always knew what she wanted to do, and she did it.

As part of our Vote100 series on women’s careers, Anne Hargreaves walks us through her successful career in Technology at some of the leading investment banks, shares her views on women in this sector and explains how so many of the skills learnt are transferable. Unlike many people,...

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E2W - Membership

Tina.Freed / 04 Jan 2018

E2W - Membership

E2W membership is open to women in financial services.  Our aim is to help you succeed in your career aspirations, whatever they may be.  We have built a growing, supportive community where women can learn from, and be motivated by, each other.  Together, with the tangible...

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Yvonne Kurankye has shared her varied career with us and her infectious enthusiasm…

Mark.Freed / 18 Dec 2017

Yvonne Kurankye has shared her varied career with us and her infectious enthusiasm…

E2W is speaking to women who have been working in financial services over the decades to celebrate next year’s 100 year anniversary of women securing the vote.  Yvonne Kurankye has shared her varied career with us and her infectious enthusiasm for the financial services industry! When I...

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In 2012 I started my career on the graduate scheme of broker ICAP….

Mark.Freed / 30 Nov 2017

In 2012 I started my career on the graduate scheme of broker ICAP….

Next year is the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the UK. As part of celebrating the centenary, we are producing a history of women’s careers in financial services over the years. In the latest in the series we meet Suki Notay Senior Commodities...

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I started my banking career at Goldman Sachs in 2007 - Niamh McInerney

Mark.Freed / 01 Nov 2017

I started my banking career at Goldman Sachs in 2007 - Niamh McInerney

Next year is the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the UK. As part of celebrating the centenary, we are producing a history of women’s careers in financial services over the years. In the latest in the series we meet Niamh McInerney - Executive...

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E2W member, Stephanie Smith’s career started in consulting….

Mark.Freed / 05 Oct 2017

E2W member, Stephanie Smith’s career started in consulting….

Next year is the 100th anniversary of women securing the right to vote in the UK. As part of celebrating the centenary, we are producing a history of women’s careers in financial services over the years. In the latest in the series we meet Stephanie. E2W member,...

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