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Developing Women Leaders

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Title: Developing Women Leaders


Event Date: 7 March 2018


Time: 15:00-16:30


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Join Bournemouth University and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) to discuss the progress made on achieving gender balance in the 100 years since women's emancipation. Our panel of experts will share their industry insights and experiences of gender challenges along with some highlights from the CMIs new research which provides actionable insights on creating and maintaining gender diversity in the workplace.


Panel members:

Liz Finney – General Manager AFC Bournemouth
Angela Piromali – Managing Director, Rock Recruitment and The Rock Awards
Sarah Ali Choudhury – Celebrity Chef and Ambassador for the UK Nepal Friendship Society and Child Nepal
Helen Walbey – Managing Director of Recycle Scooters and Chair for Diversity and Health for the Federation for Small Businesses’


Panel bios:

Sarah Ali Choudhury is an award winning chef who appeared on Channel 4 where she cooked for two-time Michelin Star awarded restaurateur Michael Caines MBE and one of Britain’s most acclaimed chefs, Prue Leith CBE. Her expertise is highly sought after. Sarah is the Winner of the UK Small Awards and also recently won Influential Woman of the Year by Venus Awards and is sponsored by Mercedes Benz. Sarah is the Lead Ambassador for Venus Awards 2018 and has made it to the National Venus Awards for Influential Woman of the Year.
Sarah went on to write for various magazines and newspapers and now has food columns and recipes in Bournemouth, Birmingham, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Bangladesh as well as an online presence.
Sarah was quickly scooped up by UK Nepal Friendship Society to stand as their PR Ambassador as a plan to introduce Nepalese recipes within the Indian catering industry. Sarah works closely with UKNFS to assist with the development of Nepal since the Earthquake in April 2015.


Helen Walbey is the UK Policy Chair for Diversity at the Federation of Small Businesses who are the largest business membership organisation in the U.K. Helen is a small business owner herself and has an internationally exporting motorcycle scrap yard based in South Wales where she employs a small team of staff. She is a champion for other women and chairs the Welsh Government expert advisory board who are currently developing a national framework for women's enterprise in Wales. When she is not working she is digging holes in her garden assisted by her rescue dog.



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