Leadership, progression and success at the top - House of Commons on 28th February 2017

Inspirational YOU

 supported by Dawn Butler MP 

Leadership, progression and succeeding at the top - masterclass

Raising the bar

House of Commons

Tuesday 28th February 2017 - 6.30pm-8.30pm 

Doors 6pm (Please note - prompt 6.30pm start)

Raising the bar: Inspiring Balance is a celebration of empowering leadership and success at the top

The panel will focus on the issues affecting the career paths of those in competitive professions, maintaining their careers, business, well-being and making a change from the top.

The event is open to: newly qualified and established professionals.  

Inspirational YOU provides you with a fantastic opportunity to meet established and respected leaders, to network and gain tips, which may well give you the competitive edge.

Introduced by Dawn Butler MP

Panel: 

  • Dawn Butler MP, Labour MP for Brent Central
  • Peter AkwaboahMD - Morgan Stanley
  • Sandra Federighi, CFO - Stella McCartney
  • Tom IlubeCEO - Crossword Security and No. 1 in the Powerlist 2017
  • Karen Blackett OBE, Chair and former CEO of Mediacom, NED and listed in the Powerlist 2017 
  • Chi Chi Nwanoku MBE, Double Bassist, Artistic director, Prof. Royal Academy of Music, Broadcaster & Writer

Moderator:  

Discussion:

  • Visibility – the importance of standing up and being counted.
  • How do we get more black and asian professionals into senior positions?
  • Status of women and black professionals in competitive industries?
  • How to balance your career, personal life and well-being?
  • The value of a portfolio careers - joining boards and progressing via external opportunities

Housekeeping:

6.00 – 6.30 Guests seated for discussion

6.30 - Welcome, introduction

6.40 - 8.00  Panel discussion

8.00 – 8.30 Q&A

8.30 – 8.45 Close and depart

  • Access to the House of Commons is via Cromwell Green Visitors Entrance on St.Margaret Street
  • Please allow 30-45 minutes for airport-type security to enter the House of Commons
  • The event will take place in Committee Room 14
  • Please note that no food or drink is allowed in any of the Committee Rooms although delegates may take in bottled water
  • Please let us know of any special requirements, including any assisted access needs to the House of Commons

Contact:

Tickets: https://ukleaders.eventbrite.co.uk

E: info (at) inspirationalyou.co.uk

T: 07545 156 111

T: @inspirational_u

I: #IYHOC17   

Women at the top - Letter to my teenage self - Girls Talk - House of Commons - Thursday 2nd March 2017

Inspirational YOU

(private event)

 supported by Heidi Alexander MP and Vicky Foxcroft MP 

will be holding their

International Women's Month Masterclass for teenage girls

Women at the Top: Letter to my teenage self

House of Commons

Thursday 2nd March 2017 - 6.00pm-8.30pm 

Doors 6pm (Please note - prompt start)

Women at the Top: Letter to my 15 year old self is a celebration of female leadership and success.

The panel will focus on the career paths of women in competitive professions, climbing the ladder, succeeding in business, managing their well-being and helping others.

The event is for year 10 and 11 girls only: This ia fantastic opportunity to meet established and respected leaders, to network and gain tips, which may well give you the competitive edge.

Introduced by Heidi Alexander MP, the former Shadow Secretary of State for Health and the Labour Member of Parliament for Lewisham East. She has been an Opposition Whip since 2012.

Panel

Heidi Alexander MP, Labour MP for Lewisham East

Funke Abimbola FRSAGeneral Counsel & Head of Financial Compliance - Roche UK

Ann-Marie Imafidon MBE, Head of Stemettes

Ray BLK, Award winning BBC Artist

Jamelia, Presenter and Artist 

Ronke Phillips, TV Presenter - ITV

Khaleen O'Donnell, Head of Corporate Development & Enterprise - Southbank Centre

Susana Leith-Smith, Managing Director - Barclays 

PLUS a special guest!

Moderator: Sonia Meggie, Founder of Inspirational YOU

Discussion

  • How are women breaking the glass ceiling
  • Visibility – why it is important for women to stand up and be counted
  • How do we get more women into senior positions?
  • What is it like in your industry?
  • How do they balance their career, personal life and well-being?
  • The importance of a mentor and sponsor in your career
  • Letter to their 15 year old self

Housekeeping:

5.30 – 6.00 Guests seated for discussion

6.05 - Welcome, introduction

6.10 - 7.30  Panel discussion

7.30 – 8.00 Q&A

8.00 – 8.30 Close and depart

  • Access to the House of Commons is via Cromwell Green Visitors Entrance on St.Margaret Street
  • Please allow 20-30 minutes for airport-type security to enter the House of Commons
  • The event will take place in Committee Room 14
  • Please note that no food or drink is allowed in any of the Committee Rooms although delegates may take in bottled water
  • Please let us know of any special requirements, including any assisted access needs to the House of Commons

Contact:

Tickets: https://inspiringyouth.eventbrite.co.uk

E: info (at) inspirationalyou.co.uk

T: 07545 156 111

T: @inspirational_u

I: #IYYouth17

   

  

Pop Up Market and Acoustic evening - Saturday 25th March 2017 (Women's month celebration)

Pop Up Market and Acoustic evening
 
Saturday 15th March 2017
 
2pm – 8pm
 
 
 
Join independent makers and designers who design and produce:
 
* Fashion * Jewellery * Accessories * Arts & Crafts * Natural beauty products * Homeware * Baby and children clothing * Books * Music * Art * and more!
 
Enjoy music throughout the day alongside entertainment and activities for your children.
 
Do you want to:
- Buy unique gifts for your family and friends (or yourself)
- Purchase exclusive designs
- Explore unique gifts
 
Our market is an opportunity for you to experience high quality goods from independent brands. We will have a variety of well-known designers and local acts in attendance.
 
*5pm – 8pm*
 
 
In the evening we have live music and acoustic entertainment from popular artists and performers.
 
Come and hear about The Village CIC and our plans for our new community space.
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More info:
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Call: 07957 570 526 / 07772 527 813 / 07545 156 111
 
Info and bookings
http://bit.ly/PopUpSW9
 
To book a stall:
http://bit.ly/PopUpTraderFeb17

Careers talk for teenage girls - International Women's Month

Can you inspire teenage girls?

Inspirational YOU are coordinating an evening careers talk for teenage girls from South East London on Tuesday 2nd March 2017 in central London.

How do I get involved?

Please register your interest via our online form.

What’s involved?

We are looking for senior professionals to attend and share their journey briefly from the audience so that they can be surrounded by positive and inspiring females. 

Why apply?

  • This is an opportunity to support young people 
  • A great way to empower young people
  • A unique opportunity to provide students with the skills needed to succeed
  • Pay it forward and educate others

Apply before the 31st January 2017.