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Inspiring Women Seminar Series - Professor Ruth Sealy

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Pearson Teaching Room (2nd Floor)

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University of Exeter

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The Inspiring Women Seminar Series is a lunchtime event open to all women in Higher Education.

The seminars will take us on a journey through the latest academic research of each presenter, followed by an insight into her journey to academia including any obstacles encountered along the way. The presentation will be followed by time for questions, discussion and networking.

Refreshments will be provided.

The event is free, but you must register on Eventbrite to secure your place.

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Professor Ruth Sealy

With global academic expertise on women on corporate boards, Ruth’s research areas include women in leadership; board composition; role models; and various aspects of corporate governance. Ruth was the lead researcher of the annual Female FTSE Report, monitoring women on listed boards and executive committees, from 2007-2016, including co-creating the “100 Women to Watch” list at Cranfield in 2009. She has co-authored similar reports in Hong Kong and India and presented report findings to academic and practitioner audiences, globally. Working closely with the Government Equalities Office and Business Innovation & Skills department, Ruth and her team provided the data for the Lord Davies Review into women on boards 2010-2015.

Ruth is currently a member of the NHS Advisory Board, which has been set an ambitious target of “50:50 by 2020” for all NHS hospital and CCG boards. She is also an invited member of the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Board Effectiveness Group.

Prior to becoming an academic, Ruth was the Managing Director of a specialist holiday company, which she sold to a larger tour operator. She then worked for a number of years as a management psychology consultant, before starting a PhD at Cranfield School of Management in 2004, where she later became Deputy Director of the International Centre for Women Leaders. In 2013, Ruth moved City University of London to be Programme Director for MSc Organisational Psychology, and in 2016, took up an Associate Professorship at Exeter University Business School, where she is currently Co-Director for the Centre for Leadership Studies.

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