Welcome to Women in the Workplace 2017: the one stop shop for every woman who works or wants to, from employment to business and everything in between.

Are you looking to change your job or return to work after a break?  Do you run a business or are you thinking of starting one?  Are you looking to network with a group of like-minded women?  We have scheduled great speakers from right across the community to address all these issues and more in a vibrant and dynamic forum, as well as offering one to one careers and employment advice from our experienced advisers.


Date: Tuesday 5th December 2017

  • 9.30 Registration and coffee
  • 9.50 Key note speaker: Gillian Merron CEO Board of Deputies. Gillian is the former MP for Lincoln from 1997to 2010. From 2009 to 2010 she was Minister of State with responsibility for Public Health at the Department of Health.
  • 10.15 Break out speaker sessions
  • 12.30 Closing remarks Lisa Ronson, Work Avenue Trustee
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 1.30 Close

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Our Speakers

Emma Gee, Founder and Owner Ingenious Jewellery

The Ups and Downs of Running Your Own Business

Emma will be taking us through the joys as well as the trials and tribulations of setting up and running a business.

Louise Jacobs, Chair of Trustees, UJIA

Networking for Dummies

Louise will be outlining tips and advice to extend your network in a confident and fluent way.

Hayley Korn, Founder Styleme by Hayley

Dressing for Workplace Success

Take the stress out of what to wear for work, whatever job you are doing.

Hannah Mindel, Business Adviser Work Avenue

Making Social Media Work For You

Learn tips and techniques to use social media in a smart and contemporary way.

Leesa Mather, HR Manager CST and Yael Solomons, Placements Manager Work Avenue

Want to work in the community?  Hear it from the professionals about what they really look for in an applicant

Judy Silkoff, Chief Operating Officer Federation of Synagogues

From the Sticky Floor to the Glass Ceiling – Being a Woman in a Man’s World

Judy will give a humorous look at gender in the workplace and how to adapt to different working environments.

Diana Wolfin, Founder Changing Direction

Looking Back to Look Forward: Using your Transferable Skills

Take a look at your skills set and understand how to relate that to the demands of the job.

Tuesday 5th December 9.30am-1.30pm

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