Hear Rowena Ironside, pioneering Chair of Women on Boards UK, talking about the unique challenges women face when claiming their rightful place in the boardroom at the Portfolio Careers Day on Saturday 16 February 2013 at UWE Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol
Rowena spent 25 years as an executive in the ICT industry, including the start-up and sale of a successful IT services company and leadership of several large, multi-national professional and managed services businesses. Over the past ten years she has built a second career as a non-executive director, consultant and angel investor. She has held executive and non-executive roles in the not-for-profit and start-up sectors and spent 2010 working with a microfinance charity that makes loans to women in sub-Saharan Africa.
Rowena is an experienced SME director and charity trustee with particular expertise in strategy, technology, governance and finance. She is currently Chair of Compassion in Dying, a charity that supports and empowers people at the end of life and executive Chair of Women on Boards UK, an open, action-oriented organisation for women seeking to leverage their professional skills and experience into board and leadership roles.
In 2012, over 100 delegates had the opportunity to learn from a number of expert speakers at this one day event which also included exhibitors and networking opportunities. Now we are running the event again, with even more speakers and exhibitors.
Confirmed topics and speakers:
- Building a Portfolio Career - Christopher Lyons
- Women in the Boardroom - Rowena Ironside
- Knowing me, Knowing you - Malcolm Lewis
- The Future is Now - Judith Levy
- How to become a NED - David Doughty
- Interim Success - Luke Boxall
- PortfolioExec - Nigel Harrap
- Portfolio Careers for Women - Joni Farthing
The fee for this one-day workshop, exhibition and networking event is £59.00 (+ VAT) for non-members. Executive Transitions Tier1 members can book for £29.00 (+ VAT).
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