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Bridging the Confidence Gap

the Women Empowerment Network

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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Does the under-representation of women in senior roles come from lack of confidence, rather than the lack of ability?

This event is aimed at women who want to be enlightened, encouraged and empowered to take their career and whatever they set their heart on, to the next level!

What can you expect?

  • Top speakers:  Dr. Doyin Atewologun (Chartered organisational psychologist), Harriet Minter (Journalist, Speaker & Women in Leadership advocate), Dr. Tunde Okewale MBE (Junior Barrister at the criminal bar) and Charlene Brown (Employment Lawyer)
  • Hair, Beauty and fashion tips from well-known beauty and fashion influencers during our networking segment
  • Valuable goody bags filled with products from well-known brands (follow us on Instagram/FB for the big reveal)
  • Great conversation with like-minded women, whilst enjoying unlimited drinks and food 

The Evening:

6pm - 7pm: Networking with our hair, beauty, and fashion experts

7pm - 7.45pm - Panel discussion with our headline speakers

7.45pm - 8.15pm - Question & Answer 

8.15pm - 9pm: Networking with speakers, attendees, and goody bag giveaway





Our Speakers:

    • Dr. Doyin Atewologun, a Chartered Organisational Psychologist, is one of the foremost experts on organisational development, diversity, intersectionality and leadership in the UK. Doyin is the lead researcher on the review led by Sir John Parker (chairman of Anglo American PLC)into ethnic diversity on FTSE 100 boards as commissioned by the then UK Secretary of State for Business. Doyin is also lead researcher of the Black British Business Awards’ The Middle Research programme; a collaboration with over 30 blue chip companies committed to progressing minority ethnic talent from middle management into executive positions.


    • Harriet Minter is a journalist and broadcaster, specialising in female leadership. She founded and edited the Guardian's Women in Leadership section, which focused on women in the workplace, and now writes for them on Women in Tech. She is also a columnist for Psychologies magazine and hosts The Badass Women's Hour on TalkRadio. She's written for publications including The Times, Huffington Post and The Pool. She is a regular speaker on women's rights, the future of work, and digital media. In the past two years she's given two TED talks the first on the importance of learning to fail and the second on yoga, which has had 10s of thousands of views. Outside of work her passions include high heels and big boats - just not together. 


    • Dr. Tunde Okewale MBE is an award-winning barrister, given an MBE in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to the community and disadvantaged young people. Tunde, who practices at the Doughty Street Chambers, is also listed in The Sunday Times 2017 'Alternative Rich List' identified as having enriched the lives of others. He was ranked number 33 in GQ's globally list of the Most Influential Men under 381/2  in 2014, He continues to excel in his field, having won numerous awards and accolades, based on his exemplary work and sustained social involvement. All of Tunde's work encompasses an element of human rights and commitment to issues of social justice and civil liberties. He is heavily involved in community work including his most recent project 'Urban Lawyers', which makes the law and legal education more accessible to marginalized groups in society.  In 2016, Tunde opened a Sheffield branch of the project in partnership with Sheffield Hallam's Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice


    • Charlene Brown is a Strategic employment lawyer at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, and spent 10 years in-house at a BNY Mellon, a global investments company. In addition, Charlene counsels on best practices for corporate diversity initiatives, diversity networks, and startups. Charlene was a finalist for the Inspirational Role Model of the Year Award at the 2015 European Diversity Awards. In 2014 Charlene won the BNY Mellon Star Award for extraordinary work and exemplifying the Company’s core values. Only 50 employees were chosen globally out of over 50,000 employees. In 2016 Charlene was also the recipient of the Black British Business Awards 'Rising Star' Award.



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When & Where

St. Ethelburga's Centre
Liverpool Street
EC2N 4AG London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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Our Mission: To connect young ambitious ethnic minority women with the tools, resources and community required for their professional and business success. 

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