SOLD OUT! Women in Business: Championing Equality & Diversity

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University of Wolverhampton: Chancellors Hall

Wulfruna (MA) Building

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WV1 1SE

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Official Sponsor: Zuri Coffee, Wolverhampton: https://m.facebook.com/zuricoffee/?locale2=en_GB

Social media: #WLVwomeninbusiness

Spring into action with our Women in Business conference & networking event taking place January 23rd 2020. This event is our third Women in Business event at the University of Wolverhampton and is themed around championing equality & diversity in business.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Gain insight from inspiring speakers
  • Network with business professionals
  • Share experiences through interactive workshop activities

Programme:

09:30 - 10:00 Registration, Refreshments & Networking

10.00 – 10:05

Opening keynote address: Professor Julia Clarke: Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Experience)

10:05 - 10:10

Wolverhampton Business Forum: Sham Sharma

10:10 - 10:30

“The challenges and opportunities surrounding equality & diversity in business” Debra Blisson: PhD candidate at Aston University

10:30 -10:35

“The Future Women in Business Programme” Lisa Burbidge-Brown: Lecturer in Digital Marketing & Enterprise

10:35 – 10:45

Why did I select a career in Business & how does the University engage with me” Ria McCalla: Transform our Community CIC

10:45 - 11:00

"Grow your Business with SPEED? My journey within business" Andi Diamond: Community Shelter ltd

11.00 – 11:20

Group Activity: Inspiring the next generation of women

“What enhancements can we make to engage, encourage and inspire women into business?”

11:20 - 11.40

“Our story in the industry and the future for inspiring women in business” Frankie Heekin & Rebecca Powell: Co-Founders at Ba-Ha Vegan

11.40 – 12:00

“Athena Swan & our commitment to equality and diversity” Silke Machold PhD: Dean of Research at University of Wolverhampton

12:00 – 12:20

“My story in the industry and the future for inspiring women in business” Sabrina Ellis: Operations Director at gethyellis.com

12:20 - 12:40

“My story in the industry and the future for inspiring women in business” Surlender Pendress: Director at Love Writing Co.

12:40 – 13:00

“My story in the industry and the future for inspiring women in business” Temi Alabi: Lead Strategist and Creative Director at Sutton Royale Ltd.

13:00- 14:00 Lunch and Networking: Council Room

14:00 – 15:30

Workshop roundtables:

  • Legal support: Dr. Metka Potocnik
  • Marketing support: Hajrija Dergic & Lisa Burbidge-Brown
  • 1 page Business plan: Dr. Liz Heyworth-Thomas
  • Funding support: Santander / AIM for GOLD
  • Entrepreneurial masterclass: Fungai Ndemera

15:30 -15:45 Sharing reflections

15:45-16:00 Vote of thanks & Close of event: Professor Clare Schofield


Official Sponsor: Zuri Coffee, Wolverhampton: https://m.facebook.com/zuricoffee/?locale2=en_GB

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WV1 1SE

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