Thoughts from the President
Already well into the second quarter of 2013 and I’m sat here thinking where did the first part of 2013 go? Read more…
Our May newsflash is out! Click here to view.
A conversation with…
Susan King – entrepreneur and co-founder of earthspa
by Anna Lambe
Susan King started her working life as a secretary and progressed into office management working for large corporations in London. When the office environment lost its appeal she studied beauty therapy, gained experience in a local salon and soon ran her own treatment room. Keen to learn, she took a degree in BSc (Hons) Complementary Therapies and worked as a freelance therapist, building up a clientele in Knightsbridge and Belgravia. The combination of her experience gave her the confidence and skills to open earthspa and turn it into a successful business. Read more…
Thursday, 13th June, 18:30-20:30
EPWN-London is pleased to host an evening on the subject of Courageous Conversations, with Dr. John Mervyn Smith, Chief Occupational Psychologist, who will lead the session and will help to understand the best ways of breaching some of the most uncomfortable topics.
Post Event Highlights
This year’s mentoring programme sees high profile launch
Monday, 11th March, 2013
Dublin and Istanbul launch new networks
The number of EPWN city networks has risen to 22 with the recent launch of two new networks in Dublin and Istanbul. Supporting the pair get off the ground, was Michelle Brailsford, former president of the London network, and now the Federation’s Vice President for new networks. Congratulations to Michelle and the teams in each country for getting the newest city networks off the ground.
An Interview with
Nikki Walker – Why I changed my mind about women-only leadership programmes
Nikki Walker is Senior Director of Inclusion, Diversity and Sustainability for EMEAR at Cisco Systems.
I see it all the time – female executives refusing to put themselves forward for senior roles because they don’t think they can do the job.
Multiple pieces of research highlight this as a common problem. In 2011 the European Institute of Leadership and Management found that, “20% of men will apply if they only partially meet a job description, compared to 14% of women. This reluctance to put themselves forward for stretching roles, and thereby miss out on opportunities, is likely to prove career limiting.” Read More…
A Call for Volunteers
EPWN London Needs You!
EPWN London is current recruiting volunteers to work with the Board and Steering Committee in delivering our amazing content. Currently we need volunteer members in our Programming, Communications and Membership teams. If you can volunteer, email us on EPWN-London@europeanpwn.net.
Click here to watch a short video of some of the women who have volunteered in 2012.
Opportunity to Participate in Research
Long Term Effects of Female Bullying
Dr. Linda M. Johnston is conducting research entitled “The Long-term Effects of Female Bullying on Adult Women and their Resolution of Conflicts.” The purpose of the research is to study the long-term effects of childhood bullying experiences on adult women and to ascertain the relationship between that bullying experience and the adult woman’s resolution of conflicts. Read more…
Don’t forget to renew your membership!
It’s that time of year again! And we don’t want you to miss out on any of our fantastic programme for 2013. Your membership gives you access to events across Europe, special members only events, and a host of Skills Development, Networking and High Profile speaker events. So don’t miss out. To make your renewals easier, EPWN London has partnered with Eazipay to enable you to enjoy a Direct Debit Mandate and to ensure your membership does not lapse. To take advantage of this system contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a form. Please note that the system complies with Data Protection requirements and your details will be stored securely.
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Our Vision, Mission and Values
To find out more about our motto: "Across Boundaries" in addition to the Mission and Values of EuropeanPWN click here.
EuropeanPWN-London is a local branch of the European Professional Women's Network-Europe. To find out more about the structure of the organization in both levels click here.
Board and Steering Committee
EuropeanPWN-London is managed by a team of dedicated volunteers. To meet the women in charge of each activity click here.
One of the key benefits of being a European Professional Women’s Network member is the ability and opportunity to network across boundaries. Beginning in 2010 London PWN is taking the benefits one stage further and has developed a mentoring programme specifically for our members.
To learn more about our Mentoring Programme, click here.
Women Transforming Leadership
Women Transforming Leadership is a unique five-day intensive residential programme, offering powerful techniques and frameworks for women who are looking to advance successfully through the organisation. Addressing the personal and professional challenges women encounter, this level of personal development aims to transform your mindset, enrich your leadership and accelerate your career.
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