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Women’s Leadership Network Conference 2019 – Inclusive Leadership

June 21, 2018 @ 12:00 am - July 8, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Women Leadership

What’s in store?

Guest speakers

Two inspirational and thought-provoking keynote speakers kick off a day that we’ll spend exploring inclusive leadership and creating the blueprints for inclusive FE, skills and lifelong learning organisations:

  • Caroline Criado Perez, @CCriadoPerez, writer, broadcaster and award-winning feminist campaigner. Her second book, ‘Invisible Women’: exposing data bias in a world designed for men, was published in March 2019. Caroline was the 2013 recipient of the Liberty Human Rights Campaigner of the Year award and was named OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2015.
  • Micha Frazer-Carroll, @Micha_Frazer, multi-award nominated journalist and first person and opinions editor of gal-dem, an online and print magazine written by women of colour and non-binary people of colour for all to explore. She was former Welfare and Rights Officer of Cambridge University’s students’ unions, and founded Blueprint, a magazine that focuses on mental health. Micha currently writes for HuffPost UK and the Guardian, and is interested in psychology, pop culture, gender, race and mixedness. You can email her at micha@gal-dem.com

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Panel discussion

A panel of leading thinkers on the subject, will present, discuss and challenge their and our views of inclusive leadership:

  • Dr Vicky Duckworth @vicky_duckworth and @FETransforms – more below
  • Dr Rob Smith @R0b5m1th and @FETransforms – more below
  • Derek Hooper @equalityderek
  • NUS speaker

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Open Space

All of which will give us plenty to think about over lunch and get us thinking for an Open Space workshop

Get out your kaleidoscope

Sarah Simons and Dr Julie Mills, OBE reflect from their different perspectives, on what we’ve learned and what we now need to do

  • Sarah Simons, @mrssarahsimons offers a teacher’s perspective
  • Dr Julie Mills OBE, @CEOMKCollege offers a senior leader’s perspective

Conference chairs

Our very own WLN co-chairs, Jackie Grubb, CEO and Principal City College Plymouth and Mel Lenehan, CEO and Principal, Fircroft College

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June 21, 2018 @ 12:00 am
July 8, 2019 @ 12:00 am