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REGISTRATION
8:00 - 8:40


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section 1
The situation today and the challenges that remain

8:45 - 9:00 Dean's Welcome

WELCOME SPEECH

François Ortalo-Magné
Dean of London Business School
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9:00 - 9:30 The state of progress in the workplace and world today

SPEAKER SESSION

Baroness Patience Wheatcroft
Non-Executive Director of Fiat Chrysler and St. James's Place Plc., Conservative Party Life Peeress
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9:35 - 10:00 The importance of working together to confront the challenges that remain

SPEAKER SESSION

Irina Bokova
Former Director-General of UNESCO
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10:00 - 10:30
Networking break


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SECTION 2
The challenge of change

10:30 - 11:00 Becoming a frontrunner: Driving change in traditionally undiverse industries

FIRESIDE CHAT

Terri Duhon
Board Member at Morgan Stanley International, Founding Member of the Women's Leadership Group for the Prince's Trust, Lecturer at The Said Business School
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Guy Grainger
EMEA Chief Executive at JLL
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11:05 - 11:45 Manbassadors: the role of male allies in building a more inclusive workplace

PANEL DISCUSSION

Eliot Sherman (Moderator)
Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School
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David Croft
Global Sustainability Director of Diageo
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Chris Stylianou
COO of Sky UK & Ireland
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Susan Boster
Founder and Manager of Boster Group, Vice Chairman of the Board of English National Ballet
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Ben Black
CEO of My Family Care
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11:50 - 12:45 Skills Breakout Morning Session

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Option 1
Working "Gender Equality Advocate" into your personal brand in a positive way

Dr. Randall S. Peterson
Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director of the LBS Leadership Institute at London Business School
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Karen Parker
Executive Coach, Vice Chair at UN Women National Committee UK
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Claire Barnett
Strategy & Partnerships at UN Women National Committee UK
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Option 2
Negotiating for yourself

Jeanette Cowley
CEO of Go For Growth
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Option 3
Connecting for success: Mentors, meet-ups, and more

Kath Sloggett
Founder and CEO of Runneth
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Nadjia Yousif
Partner & Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group
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12:45 - 13:45
lunch


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section 3
how to make the change: tangible skills & IMPLEMENTATION techniques

13:45 - 14:35 Implementing the vision: Different ways of achieving the same goal

PANEL DISCUSSION

Charlotte Sweeney OBE
Founder and Director of Charlotte Sweeney Associates
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Leena Nair
Chief HR Officer of Unilever, Member of Unilever Leadership Executive
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Rita Trehan
Chief People Officer of AGL Energy, President of RitaTrehan.com
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Sally Boyle
Partner and International Head of Human Capital Management of Goldman Sachs
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Diana Barea
MD, Talent and Organisation Strategy Lead at Accenture Strategy
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14:40 - 15:35 Skills Breakout Afternoon Session

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Option 1
Confronting and preventing everyday biases

Laura Wendt
Global Manager of Diversity and Inclusion at A.T. Kearney
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Option 2
Addressing mental health stigmas to create compassionate workplaces

Samantha Brown
Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and Co-Chair of Herbert Smith Freehills' Ability Network
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Option 3
Building high-performing teams: Why diversity without inclusion is bad for business
 

Maya Gura
Co-Founder and CEO of MissBeez
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Amy Stanning
Head of Region for Home Solutions West at Barclays, co-chair of Spectrum, the Barclays LGBT Colleague network
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Emma Roberts
Program Lead of Lean In Europe
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Sonia Maciuszewicz
Talent Lead at Entrepreneur First
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15:35 - 16:00
Networking break


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SECTION 4
Looking forward: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE

16:00 - 16:30 Feminism beyond the west

SPEAKER SESSION

Xoliswa Daku
Founder and CEO of Daku Group of Companies
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16:30 - 17:00 Becoming drivers of change and facing the challenges that remain

Dame Cilla Snowball
Group Chairman and Group CEO of AMV BBDO
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17:00 - 18:00
DRINKS RECEPTION