Previous Events

Speed Networking 

Hosted By:                                               City Women Network

Sponsored By:                                       Watson Farley & Williams LLP

Our annual speed networking event is held in conjunction with City Women Network. Members of the City Women Network Board host networking tables and provide our members with the unique opportunity to ask informal questions and seek advice from senior professional women working in the City. Every 15 minutes the City Women Network Board Members rotate tables enabling our members to speak to each of the five table hosts. Following the speed-networking portion of the event attendees will have the chance to informally network over drinks and canapés.

Rising Strong

Speaker:                                                     Roxanne Hobbs

Part 1 Sponsored By:                               Browne Jacobson LLP

Part 2 Sponsored By:                              Handelsbanken Heartwood Group

If we are courageous with our professional and personal lives, it is inevitable that we will sometimes fall.  This workshop considers what it takes to get back up again – an ability cited as a key component of resilience by most psychologists.  Using the research and curriculum of Brené Brown*, these two evening workshops (with the option of a 1:1 90 minute coaching session in between) teaches a process through which to recover and learn from those ‘face down’ moments.  The goal of the process is to rise from our falls, overcome our mistakes, and face adversity in a way that brings more wisdom.  It is actually those that know that they can rise again, stronger, that are able to be the most courageous.

How to be a Charismatic Woman

Speaker:                                                  Deborah Frances-White

Sponsor:                                                  Taylor Wessing LLP

Deborah Frances-White is a stand-up comedian, corporate speaker, screenwriter and executive coach. She is also the host of the wildly successful podcasts The Guilty Feminist and Global Pillage. Deborah delivers seminars that are something between a stand up show and a TED-style talk and is best known for her signature keynote How to be a Charismatic Woman in a Man’s World. Deborah was recently nominated for a First Women Award for her work in this field in the Best Mentor category. You can find out more about Deborah by following her on Twitter @DeborahFW.


21 March  2017                           The Secret to Balance – so you can enjoy it all

Sponsored By:                           Ruffer LLP

Our speaker Caroline Flanagan is a coach and author of the best selling book “Baby Proof Your Career: The Secret to Balancing Work and Family So You Can Enjoy It All”. Her mission is to empower women by giving them a toolkit for surviving the challenges of balancing a busy career with a fulfilling personal life. Following Caroline’s session the event attendees will have the chance to informally network over drinks and canapés.