Welcome to our annual Women in the Workplace 2018: 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 across the community to address all these issues and more in a vibrant and dynamic forum, as well as offering one to one clinics with an experienced adviser.


Date: Wednesday 5th December 2018

  • 9.30 Registration and coffee
  • 9.50 Introductions and keynote speaker: Laura Marks OBE. “There are not many people who can claim to have changed the face of Anglo-Jewry; Laura Marks has done just that“. Jewish Chronicle Leader November 2014
  • 10.15 Break out speaker sessions
  • 12.45 Lunch
  • 1.30 Close

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Please click here to book your place 

Our Speakers

Katy Fridman: Founder of Facebook’s Flexible Working for Mums Like Me (Dads welcome!)

Using Social Media for your Job Search

Katy will be offering top tips for breakthrough job searching

Nicky Goldman: Incoming CEO of Jewish Volunteering Network

Building a career in the community: work life balance

Nicky will describe her own career journey, offering advice and tips

Annette Kurer: Founder of Ark Consultants

From Worrier to Warrior: Building confidence

Annette will help harness your nervous energy in a positive way to be more confident for the future


Hannah Mindel: Business Adviser, Work Avenue

Returning to the Workplace after a career break

Hannah talks us through her own experiences of returning to work after a career break

Melanie Pearl: Employment Adviser, Work Avenue

Ask not what your job can do for you; ask what you can do for your job.

Melanie discusses today’s workplace and the skills you need to get a job.

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.

Debra Sobel/Karen Benveniste: Founders Verity London creative agency

Building a business

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

Katie Taylor: Founder of Facebook’s The Latte Lounge (Top Tips 4 Women over 40!)

Maximising your Network to Start an Online Brand

Katie will share her own experiences, the good and the bad, with an emphasis on using social media.

Diana Wolfin: Founder Changing Direction

Looking Back to Look Forward (Career change/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

BOOKING ESSENTIAL – Please click here to book your place