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International Women’s Day 2016

By | Events, Networking, Women In Leadership | 2 Comments

Over the years, Forward Ladies International Women’s Day Event have attracted an incredible lineup of inspiring women such as Germaine Greer, Cherie Blair, Shami Chakrabarti, Nicola Horlick, Theresa May and Yvette Cooper. We are delighted to welcome Laura Tenison MBE, founder of JoJo Maman BeBe as a speaker at our International Women’s Day event on 3rd March…

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National WIBA 2015 Grand Final: And The Winners Are …

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UK’s top business women recognised at prestigious national finals  The UK’s top business women have been recognised at the prestigious national finals of the Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards (WIBA). Hosted by ITV newsreader Charlene White, the glittering awards took place at The Queens Hotel in Leeds on Friday 20 November, where outstanding, entrepreneurial…

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Our members have spoken! The charities we’ll be supporting through our national Women In Business Awards programme are…..

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Many thanks to all who took the time to vote for this year’s WIBA charities. At the end of the polls we had two outstanding winners who attracted over 50% of the votes. Girls Out Loud were the clear winners with 255 (33%) votes followed by Maggie’s Centres who came second with 157 (21%) votes….

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Managing Unconscious Bias

By | Articles, Gender Balance, Member Blogs | 2 Comments

As an organisation whose sole purpose is to help other organisations overcome the results of years of unconscious bias that has led to an unequal playing field for women in business, we were particularly impressed with Facebooks move to release a fantastic, FREE training on managing unconscious bias in the work place. The training demonstrates…

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Shortlists Announced for Women In Business Awards sponsored by HSBC

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From start ups to multi-million pound businesses, the 2015 Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards, sponsored by HSBC, promises to be one of the most closely run finals in its six-year history. In announcing the four regional shortlists, Forward Ladies Managing Director Griselda Togobo unveiled the names of 142 entrepreneurial female business leaders who will…

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