Category: E2W Event Reports

E2 Healthier: Mental health and the workplace

Katie.Dix / 15 Oct 2020

E2 Healthier: Mental health and the workplace

E2 Healthier: Mental health and the workplace For last week’s coffee morning, we welcomed Sonia Minards to talk about mental health in the workplace. This has always been an important – if sometimes undervalued – topic, but it is even more essential now, as we all face...

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Alpha Challengers – Championing Diversity Episode 3: Male Allies - Finishing the Journey Together

Katie.Dix / 01 Oct 2020

Alpha Challengers – Championing Diversity Episode 3: Male Allies - Finishing the Journey Together

Why men should be allies – and what they can do As part of our E2W Alpha Challengers series, we hosted a webinar on the subject of ‘Male Allies – finishing the journey together’. The four men on our panel brought together decades of experience of supporting...

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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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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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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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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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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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Celebrate, Understand, Support and Champion - Ethnic, Cultural and Social Diversity

Mark.Freed / 10 Jun 2020

Celebrate, Understand, Support and Champion - Ethnic, Cultural and Social Diversity

E2W members are an amazing community of women pursuing careers in financial services. We have championed and supported these women for almost twenty years because, improving the opportunities and their chances of progressing in their careers is vital on so many levels. Closing the gender gap is our...

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E2W - Weekly Virtual Coffee Break - with Denise Wilson

Mark.Freed / 05 May 2020

E2W - Weekly Virtual Coffee Break - with Denise Wilson

On Wednesday 22nd April, we were delighted to welcome Denise Wilson, CEO of the Hampton-Alexander Review, to our virtual coffee break about gender equality in UK business. Denise provided updates on the Hampton-Alexander Review for 2020, which is in its final year of a five year review period. Denise updated the...

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E2W - Weekly Virtual Coffee Break - New World, New Routines, New Diet!

Mark.Freed / 08 Apr 2020

E2W - Weekly Virtual Coffee Break - New World, New Routines, New Diet!

Have a break from the new normal – come and join us for a weekly virtual coffee. Every Wednesday from 12:00pm - 12:30pm.  As we are all adjusting to the new normal, come and join other members of the E2W community for a virtual chat, meet old and...

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E2W Round Table event with Julia Hoggett, Head of Market Oversight at the FCA

Mark.Freed / 18 Nov 2019

E2W Round Table event with Julia Hoggett, Head of Market Oversight at the FCA

On the 12th November an amazing group of industry leaders in Recruitment, HR and D&I from leading CIB’s and Asset Managers, got together with business leaders and Julia Hoggett, Head of Market Oversight and Kevin Trainor Head of Resourcing & Talent from the FCA, to...

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E2W coaching partner, Kat shared the psychology, neuroscience and leadership theory behind Emotional Intelligence.

Katie.Dix / 18 Nov 2019

E2W coaching partner, Kat shared the psychology, neuroscience and leadership theory behind Emotional Intelligence.

On Thursday evening, Kat lead an event, hosted by our friends at IHS Markit, where she gave our members the opportunity to experiment with some coaching tools that can come in handy whatever level of experience. Kat lead a great discussion on how we deal with change in our organisations...

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“Inspirational” and “thought provoking” personal development event.

Katie.Dix / 14 Jun 2019

“Inspirational” and “thought provoking” personal development event.

“Inspirational” and “thought provoking” were just two of the comments made by E2W members who attended the “super-charging your performance” event delivered by our fantastic coach Nikki Hinksman and kindly hosted by our partners at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The interactive session...

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Meet the team from HM Treasury behind the Women in Finance Charter.

Tina.Freed / 11 Apr 2019

Meet the team from HM Treasury behind the Women in Finance Charter.

2,500 women need to be recruited into senior positions to enable signatories to the Women in Finance Charter to reach their targets - The 2019 WIFC annual review. E2W have been at the centre of WIFC since its inception. We helped the treasury roll the charter out to the initial group...

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Growing E2W’s recruitment business

Mark.Freed / 15 Mar 2019

Growing E2W’s recruitment business

I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to grow E2W’s recruitment business. I deliver bespoke recruitment services to leading financial services firms who are passionate about gaining the benefits of a more diverse workforce, by embedding an active and inclusive recruitment strategy into their process....

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