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Connecting and developing leading women

Throughout the year, our programme features a wide range of events and opportunities designed to build both expertise and professional networks.

Speakers have included:

  • Inga Beale: CEO of Lloyds of London
  • Vanessa Vallely: CEO of We Are The City and author of Heels of Steel
  • Emma Avignon: CEO of Mentore, endorsed by Lord Davies of Abersoch
  • Natalie Reynolds: MD of advantageSPRING – conflict and negotiation expert
  • Manchester City Football Club: Women’s coaching team
  • Jay Surti: Business Growth Partner and TEDx speaker – Leaders Speak Up
  • Joanna Gaudoin: Founder Inside Out – Brand You
  • Yvonne Smyth: Head of Diversity, Hays – Diversity as a Business Imperative
  • Lucy Wren: Marketing & media consultant, LinkedIn - Optimising your Social Media Brand

What others have said about our events

“This event was a fantastic showcase of what Hays represents and the type of events it features. The content was both strategic and actionable and relevant. I'm very much looking forward to future events” - Optimising your social media brand, London

“Enjoyed the presentation very much. Left feeling very empowered and determined to not only help myself but also help other women to progress” - Diversity as a Business Imperative, Glasgow

“An informative, inclusive and humorous event. I thoroughly enjoyed the talk and the presentation of the content” - Brand You, Southampton