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Networking events are a prominent feature of the HSJ Women Leaders Network - we profile key speakers that are engaging, motivating and inspirational. 

We also like to include an interactive workshop segment to our events which allows the members to have a participatory role and learn techniques that they can take back to the workplace. 

We aim to be inclusive by taking our events to different regions across the country - as we know our members represent a good geographical spread. 

Coming soon. Women Leaders Network Conference, October 2017

Join us for our first full day conference in central London venue, for a dynamic day of learning and development with like-minded women leaders. Join us for:

  • expert speakers
  • masterclass sessions
  • practical advice and coaching
  • effective networking.

Join the network to receive conference details as soon as they are released.


Previous events

We've held eight events since we launched the network in September 2015, that have ranged in both format and theme.

June 2017 - Liverpool

Our most recent network event took place as part of Confed17 at the ACC in Liverpool. The network heard from five chief executives who have recently taken up post. The group shared their experiences of leadership as well as what they believed to be a new vision for leadership in the NHS. Read a summary of the event and see highlights on our Twitter moment.

March 2017  - Leeds

On the eve of international women's day, we heard from a panel of four inspirational female leaders about their leadership journey. This event was kindly supported by PwC.

November 2016 - London
Network members gathered for a thought-provoking, inspiring evening at Church House, Westminster with special guest Dame Stella Rimington. Read the full write-up from HSJ exec editor Adele Waters and take a peek at our Twitter moment for all the best bits.

September 2016 - London
Hosted by global giant KPMG, this masterclass titled Harnessing power, taking control focused on how we can use practical techniques such as mindfulness and positive thinking to continue to be resilient leaders. The event featured KPMG partner Claire Warnes, professor of psychology Dr Michelle Tuckey and psychotherapeutic coach Rebecca Howard. Take a look at the event storify for a recap.

June 2016 - Manchester
Positive action - practical steps for women in health and care was an afternoon session dedicated to exploring women’s professional development. Around 80 delegates heard from special guest Helen Sharman OBE, the first British astronaut. Read our Manchester event storify and latest news for a summary of the event.

March 2016 - London

This event, held on International Women's Day, provided sessions based around leadership coaching and mentoring. Read a blog from one of our guest speakers, Dr Helen Woolnough from Leeds Beckett University, on the value of mentoring.

December 2015 - London
The network gathered for the evening launch of NHS Women in Leadership: A plan for action, a new report by Dr Penny Newman. Read a summary of the event.

September 2015
The launch event on 23 September 2015 at The Congress Centre, London featured a lively debate on whether should men joint the network. See our launch event storify here.

  • On 3 December 2015, the network gathered for the launch of NHS Women in Leadership: A Plan for action, a new report by Dr Penny Newman. Find out what happened and read the full report.
  • On 3 December 2015, the network gathered for the launch of NHS Women in Leadership: A Plan for action, a new report by Dr Penny Newman. Find out what happened and read the full report.
  • On 3 December 2015, the network gathered for the launch of NHS Women in Leadership: A Plan for action, a new report by Dr Penny Newman. Find out what happened and read the full report.

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