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How do you build resilience in the system architecture?

Katie.Dix / 14 Apr 2021

How do you build resilience in the system architecture?

How do you build resilience in the system architecture? Answer.………………Through Failure, Freedom and Chaos! Think about designing and operationalizing a system which has resilience as a central theme. Will the system work under stress? Will it be able to bear the burden? Will...

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The Gender Pay Gap in the Legal, Financial and Professional Sectors - Call for research participants

Mark.Freed / 06 Apr 2021

The Gender Pay Gap in the Legal, Financial and Professional Sectors - Call for research participants

The Gender Pay Gap in the Legal, Financial and Professional Sectors - Call for research participants Friend of E2W Jack Daly is undertaking Postgraduate Research at Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change Leeds University Business School into closing the gender pay gap in Legal, Financial and Professional sectors...

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Recruiting Diverse Talent

Mark.Freed / 31 Mar 2021

Recruiting Diverse Talent

Recruiting Diverse Talent – A Case Study “It is the diversity of our people – whose varied skill sets, backgrounds and cultures shape our outlook – that means we are able to explore unique avenues and uncover opportunities unseen by others in our industry.” Charles Brooks, Head of...

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E2W Coach Zoë Copley - Leaders Listen Up

Katie.Dix / 31 Mar 2021

E2W Coach Zoë Copley - Leaders Listen Up

We are delighted to introduce you to our newest coaching partner, Zoë Copley. Zoë focuses on enhancing clarity, impact and wellbeing with her clients. You can book your free introductory call with Zoë, to understand how she can support you with her coaching...

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Mark speaks at the Diversity Project Event:  HOW MEN CAN BECOME BETTER ALLIES TO WOMEN

Mark.Freed / 17 Mar 2021

Mark speaks at the Diversity Project Event:   HOW MEN CAN BECOME BETTER ALLIES TO WOMEN

EVENT: MALE ALLYSHIP - HOW MEN CAN BECOME BETTER ALLIES TO WOMEN Over the last few years many investment and savings firms have stepped up their focus on tackling gender inequalities and creating a more inclusive workplace. But although progress is being made the pace of change is too...

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E2W Alpha Challengers: Finding your Voice

Mark.Freed / 17 Mar 2021

E2W Alpha Challengers: Finding your Voice

We held one of our amazing E2W – Alpha Challengers Events last night the topic was ‘finding your voice’. The discussion got around to how do you speak up if you are ‘THE ONLY’ (Women, Person of Colour) in the room. My first thought...

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How do we successfully network in a world of remote working?

Katie.Dix / 15 Mar 2021

How do we successfully network in a world of remote working?

Engaging with peers is essential for a successful career. How will you network in world where half of us working from home and the other half in the office? How can E2W support our members' networking activities within and beyond our vibrant community? The past year has...

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E2W Coaching Partner Kat Hutchings - Stepping up your leadership in 2021

Tina.Freed / 17 Feb 2021

E2W Coaching Partner Kat Hutchings - Stepping up your leadership in 2021

About: Kat is a Career Coach who works with successful, driven professionals to identify their perfect-fit next career move and build high performance teams through authentic leadership. Kat has held various leadership roles in Financial Services and has latterly developed her coaching practice over the last 4 years, working with leaders...

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What’s Really Holding Women Back?

Katie.Dix / 08 Feb 2021

What’s Really Holding Women Back?

This blog was originally posted on our website in March 2020. Has anything changed in the year just gone? Have things got easier or better whilst most of us are working remotely? Please let us know your thoughts, you can comment on our LinkedIn post below.  I recently read...

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E2W Coach Zoë Copley - Leading in Crisis

Katie.Dix / 26 Jan 2021

E2W Coach Zoë Copley - Leading in Crisis

We are delighted to introduce you to our newest coaching partner, Zoë Copley. Zoë focuses on enhancing clarity, impact and wellbeing with her clients. You can book your free introductory call with Zoë, to understand how she can support you with her coaching...

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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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