Category: E2W Event Reports

Working in Risk – Everybody is responsible - E2W Event

Mark Freed / 15 Nov 2018

Working in Risk – Everybody is responsible - E2W Event

Working in Risk – Everybody is responsible - E2W Event What a great event and what a great platform for our two members to share their knowledge and experience. Mihaela Breg, spoke about the Evolution of Risk Management and how we all have responsibility in this very fluid and...

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The Gender Debate (it’s not all about women!)

Mark Freed / 18 Oct 2018

The Gender Debate (it’s not all about women!)

"Men have a gender as well!" The focus needs to be on 100% of the workforce to have the desired impact. What's happening for men? What's happening for women? At the E2W Limited Gender Debate held last night at Investec, these were the key questions debated...

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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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Working in Risk:  An E2W Networking Event

Mark Freed / 25 Jul 2018

Working in Risk:  An E2W Networking Event

Another fantastic E2W event! With talks from Monica Summerville and Nidhi Nikum, our members had the opportunity to learn and discuss raising their profiles and visibility whilst networking with like-minded, brilliant women. The room was abuzz with people sharing stories, experiences and advice. Thank you to Charles Brooks ...

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Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour

Mark Freed / 20 Jun 2018

Fiona Murden helps some of the most successful people in the world to understand their behaviour

E2W members have been treated to two workshops run by our friend, Fiona Murden. In May 2017 Fiona ran a workshop entitled ‘Becoming a better version of yourself’.  We were fascinated to hear Fiona’s insights into the impacts of neuroscience, perceptions of position...

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Courageous Conversations

Mark Freed / 21 May 2018

Courageous Conversations

Achieving positive outcomes from difficult discussions If you are expecting a conversation to be difficult or awkward, it probably will be – here are six points from the E2W Career Coach to help you prepare. Why do we find some conversations difficult?  What makes some conversations require more...

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E2W Front Office Team and NatWest Markets Gender Network - A Vibrant Workshop

Mark Freed / 23 Apr 2018

E2W Front Office Team and NatWest Markets Gender Network - A Vibrant Workshop

Over 50 members of the E2W Front Office Team and NatWest Markets Gender Network enjoyed a really vibrant workshop where all who attended were inspired and motivated to action. It was wonderful to meet such a fantastic group of women in a safe and collaborative environment. Many thanks goes...

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E2W Risk Team Event Report

Rhian Bowler / 18 Apr 2018

E2W Risk Team Event Report

The E2W business events aim to bring women in financial services together to network, learn and support each other. We recently enjoyed a professional presentation on risk limit framework and risk infrastructure and how these challenges impact profitability, delivered by E2W member Olga Venosa, a senior Counterparty Risk...

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Wanted Urgently – 70,000 women to lead financial services firms

Mark Freed / 17 Mar 2018

Wanted Urgently – 70,000 women to lead financial services firms

70,000 women might seem like a big recruitment headache but here, Mark Freed explains why this number is critical in achieving gender parity.  According to the Office of National Statistics the financial services sector employs roughly 1.2m people in the UK.  The same source shows that roughly 40% of those...

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How will you commit to helping women in finance in 2018?

Tina.Freed / 12 Mar 2018

How will you commit to helping women in finance in 2018?

 At the E2W Front Office team meeting on the eve of International Women’s Day, we discussed how we could assist our female colleagues - #pressforprogress. On the eve of International Women’s Day, I met with the E2W Front Office team, discussing IWD&rsquo...

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“On International Women’s Day, ‘press for progress’ any way you can,” says Tina Freed.

Tina.Freed / 02 Mar 2018

“On International Women’s Day, ‘press for progress’ any way you can,” says Tina Freed.

It’s International Women’s Day and its slogan this year is ‘Press for Progress’.  Tina Freed encourages you to stand up and be counted and do your bit to press for progress, however large or small.  What could you do?   ...

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Women in Finance Summit - 2018

Mark Freed / 24 Feb 2018

Women in Finance Summit - 2018

Details and to register: Delegate Fee: £495.00+ VAT Discounted to £346.50+ VAT with code WIF2E2W  https://www.cityandfinancialconferences.com/womeninfinance2018  E2W is delighted to be sponsoring the 2nd edition of the Annual Women in Finance Summit taking place in Central London on 22nd March 2018....

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Networking + learning = E2W Event

Tina.Freed / 22 Feb 2018

Networking + learning = E2W Event

In February, E2W has been supporting women with their careers in financial services by hosting more specific group events.  This month we hosted events for the Technology Team and Front Office Team. We have been busy during February, collaborating with E2W members Helen Bevis of NICE Actimize...

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Is the Senior Managers & Certification Regime causing you a headache?

Mark Freed / 30 Jan 2018

Is the Senior Managers & Certification Regime causing you a headache?

At E2W, we are passionate about helping women in financial services further their careers and achieve success.  In January we hosted an extremely successful event on the hot topic of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.  What events would you like us to host?   E...

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E2W Technology Workshop - Agile Transformations

Rhian Bowler / 08 Dec 2017

E2W Technology Workshop - Agile Transformations

There was much interest in the Deutsche Bank auditorium as our specialist speaker and E2W member Manal Koujan delivered her inspiring and engaging talk about ‘The role of leadership in agile and how does leadership influence transformation success or failure?  What are the challenges the leadership face...

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The Challenges of the Senior Managers’ Regime

Rhian Bowler / 10 Nov 2017

The Challenges of the Senior Managers’ Regime

E2W Regulation Business Team Meeting The Challenges of the Senior Managers’ Regime 1st November 2017 On 1st November, E2W hosted a very successful meeting of the E2W Regulation Team, alongside Jackie O’Connor, Head of EMEA Regulatory Reform at Goldman Sachs  and Cosette Reczek, Executive...

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The inaugural meeting of the E2W Front Office team. It was an energetic breakfast!

Tina.Freed / 05 Nov 2017

The inaugural meeting of the E2W Front Office team. It was an energetic breakfast!

This week Tina Freed co-hosted the inaugural meeting of the E2W Front Office team.  It was an energetic breakfast!  At E2W, we strive to promote and further women in financial services’ careers.  We connect women with likeminded peers so that they can learn from...

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What will risk look like in the future?  Careers in Risk

Mark Freed / 20 Sep 2017

What will risk look like in the future?  Careers in Risk

On September 19th thirty members of E2W’s Risk Team  and our guest panel met to discuss careers in risk, the trends we are seeing and the skills that will be required to work in the risk function of the future.  It was really interesting to...

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Aspiring Leaders Event, held on 22nd June 2017.

Tina.Freed / 26 Jun 2017

Aspiring Leaders Event, held on 22nd June 2017.

Last week a group E2W Members and friends came together at L&G for the Aspiring Leaders event.  A recurring theme in our E2W Coaching Conversations is how to develop as leaders and overcome barriers, both real and perceived. With that in mind we were delighted...

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Report from the Risk Team - Panel Discussion

Tina.Freed / 12 May 2017

Report from the Risk Team - Panel Discussion

We had a great E2W Risk Team meeting on Wednesday (10 May) focussed on the 3 lines of defence model.  Interesting discussion on  the issues of reward, what success looks like, how we embed a risk culture and ‘ownership’, and the cultural shift required.  The team...

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