Category: Thought Leadership

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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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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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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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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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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Young Women’s Trust - Supporting Young Women in Crisis

Katie.Dix / 08 Jul 2020

Young Women’s Trust - Supporting Young Women in Crisis

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 Young Women’s Trust...

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Friend of E2W Angy Tsafos - Handling Your Inner Critic

Katie.Dix / 30 Jun 2020

Friend of E2W Angy Tsafos - Handling Your Inner Critic

About Angy Tsafos Having studied Business and IT, I started my career in professional services and proceeded to spend many years working as a successful consultant in Banking. This included risk management, business analysis, program management, managing teams etc...All these years helped shape and define me and really led...

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E2W coach Nikki - Dealing with Stress and Fear

Katie.Dix / 30 Jun 2020

E2W coach Nikki - Dealing with Stress and Fear

E2W coach Nikki Hinksman I have worked in the field of personal and professional development for nearly 20 years building my reputation on the creation and delivery of pragmatic and inspirational programmes that generate lasting change. I'd love to have an introductory conversation with you, to...

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Maria Zdravkova - The Gender Investment Gap

Katie.Dix / 17 Jun 2020

Maria Zdravkova - The Gender Investment Gap

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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Olga Anderson ‘From Trouser Suit to Power Suit’

Katie.Dix / 17 Jun 2020

Olga Anderson ‘From Trouser Suit to Power Suit’

From Trouser Suit to Power Suit Friend of E2W, Olga Anderson takes great inspiration from contemporary female leaders who incorporate fashion within their wider agendas in order to empower women. Contemporary times are blessed with the gradual, historic development of the trouser suit worn by women as a statement...

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E2W member, Joy Mpofu: How to Gain Workwear ‘Clothing Confidence’

Tina.Freed / 08 Jun 2020

E2W member, Joy Mpofu: How to Gain Workwear ‘Clothing Confidence’

Our members are aware we support and champion women in our community within financial services, but also love to show our support to their side ventures and passions outside of the industry. E2W member, Joy Mpofu has recently joined our community and already has made a...

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting – April 2019 What the numbers tell us?

Mark.Freed / 14 May 2020

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – April 2019 What the numbers tell us?

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – April 2019 What the numbers tell us?   A selection of Corporate and Investment Banks & Asset Managers - The Gender Pay Gap Over Time Of the 61 firms in our report 27 firms (almost half) had proportionately fewer women in top quartile wage earning roles in...

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

Katie.Dix / 05 May 2020

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.  Promotions Sara MacGrath for being promoted to Vice President, Corporate Broking at BNP Paribas Katherine...

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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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Let’s not rush back to the old normal. Let’s make a new, new normal.

Mark.Freed / 23 Apr 2020

Let’s not rush back to the old normal. Let’s make a new, new normal.

Let’s not rush back to the old normal. Let’s make a new, new normal. Against a tragic backdrop, the lockdown has taught us a thing or two about our old world and the new normal. There are things we do not like: Loss of physical contact...

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Celebrating your success during this time of uncertainty.

Katie.Dix / 02 Apr 2020

Celebrating your success during this time of uncertainty.

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.  Promotions Sara MacGrath for being promoted to Vice President, Corporate Broking at BNP Paribas Katherine...

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