Social enterprise Women Ahead will be celebrating the women taking part in its business mentoring scheme, at two back-to-back events held at London’s QEII Centre.
Organised by Women Ahead on behalf of the 30% Club, the cross-company mentoring programme is open to women at all levels of their careers. It provides access to male and female mentors with more than 15 years’ experience, to support their career development, with the ultimate aim of reaching board-level positions.
On Tuesday 12 June, two events will take place at the QEII Centre. The daytime event will be for the second cohort of 500 participants, who started in February 2018 and are now at the midway point, with a keynote speech from Sarah Winckless MBE, Olympic bronze medallist and double World Champion rower.
The evening event will be for 500 participants in the first cohort of the programme, which began in October 2017 and is now coming to an end. With inspirational talks from Paralympian Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson and founder of the 30% Club Dame Helena Morrissey, this event will focus on the next steps for graduates of the programme.
Francis Highton, events manager at Women Ahead, said: “Gender parity between women and men benefits society as a whole, which is why we believe it’s so important to offer women the support they need to climb the career ladder. Our events bring inspiring speakers from the worlds of business and sport who can motivate our mentees and motivate them to achieve great things.
“The Women Ahead mentoring scheme is growing year-on-year and with so many participants, there aren’t many venues that have the capacity to host us and are also modern and sleek enough to impress our guests. We have already had a brilliant experience hosting our February event at the QEII Centre, and we know the same standard is guaranteed for our event in June.”
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