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Women in Leadership Webinar

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Event information
Date 8 March 2022
Time 13:00-14:00 (Timezone: Europe/London)
Venue Online
Event types:
Alumni events

How can we better support growth and resilience in our female leaders? Join us on 8th March, 1 pm GMT as we mark International Women’s Day with a webinar that seeks to further empower and equip women in business. Our esteemed panel will be joining us from Canada, South Africa, and the UK; an example of our truly global alumni network.

Learn from our panellists as they discuss the impact, opportunities and challenges women face at work. What are barriers that face women across the globe? How can we emulate the success of others? How can you have a meaningful impact?

Online registration is now closed for this event. If you still wish to attend please email the Alumni Team.

Our speakers:

Arthi S Rabikrisson is the Founder and Managing Director of Prerna Advisory, South Africa, which focuses on neuroscience-based coaching and assessments; strategic business consulting; and capital introduction to alternative funding sources. Using her coaching, strategy, and finance skills to help empower others, Arthi helps women hone their personal and business brands with confidence. She advocates for women leadership, career growth and development through the understanding of neuroscience, and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Georgette Zinaty is Executive Vice President at Corporate Class Inc. and was previously an executive and senior leader at the University of Toronto. She holds a BA (English and Political Science), MBA (University of Toronto), MSc (University of Liverpool), MSc (Henley Business School), a Cert Strategic Change (Harvard) and a DBA (Rottman School of Management and Henley Business School.) Her research interests include business leadership, diversity, inclusion, and the future of leadership.

In addition to her academic qualifications she is part of Doyenne Capital - supporting female start-up's and entrepreneurs - and is a strong advocate for leadership and inclusion within organizations. She founded and spearheaded the now flagship annual Leader to Leader conference at the University of Toronto Scarborough alongside other leadership programs focused on developing awareness and personal leadership capacity. She is also the founder of WHEW! (Women Helping Empower Women).

Dr Yemisi Bolade-Ogunfodun is a Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Henley Business School and the Programme Director for the Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (a Henley collaboration with the University of Reading School of Pharmacy). She is co-founder of the University of Reading BAME Staff Network and serves on its Steering Committee. She also serves on the Henley Business School Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee.

Her research interests take a cultural perspective of organisations and focus on contexts of diversity and change, exploring interactions in values and meaning systems, flexible work practices and social aspects of technology-related work, as well as effects of cultural incongruence on the experience of work. Yemisi is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a member of the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship and a faculty member of the African European Centre for Investment and Trade (AECIT), South Africa.

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