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.
While most of our previous events have been held in the capital, we're not London-centric and aim to be inclusive by taking our events to different regions across the country - as we know our members represent a good geographical spread. We have future events planned for both Leeds and Liverpool and more major cities across England in due course.
Our next event
Our next event is taking place on 7 March, 10am - 1pm, in Horizon, Leeds. On the eve of international women's day, hear how four inspirational female leaders have achieved success and taken others with them on the leadership journey. This event is followed by a networking lunch, and is kindly supported by PwC.
Book your free place now.
We've held six events since we launched the network in September 2015, that have ranged in both format and theme.
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.
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.