Leading Edge Conference Provides the Answers to Achieving Gender Equality at Work
21 May 2018
LoveLocalJobs.com, the award winning Sussex based jobs board with London based training provider, The Skills Farm delivered an enlightening gender equality conference on Friday 11th May.
The Fearless Female Conference, at Hilton London Gatwick Airport was attended by over 70 HR professionals, managers and senior decision makers from local businesses.
With expert speakers sharing useful advice and strategies to ensure that organisations are hiring and developing the best female talent for their business, the aim was to provide organisations with the answers to achieving gender equality - both in terms of practical gender equality efforts that satisfy the business case for diversity AND culture changing advice that can help leaders and executives walk, talk, run and shout about gender equality.
Mary Appleton, Editor of Changeboard kicked the day off with a keynote on why facilitating female progression starts with changing mind-sets. The audience was also given the opportunity to hear tips and best practice from an expert panel from industry leading companies on how to attract and retain female talent including Zoe Wright, Director of People at B&CE; Jill Grafflin, Vice President of European Customer Servicing Team at American Express; Nikki Gatenby, Managing Director of Propellernet and Adrienne Saunders, Master Trainer at The Skills Farm.
Helen Walpole, HR Director from LoveLocalJobs.com said: “LoveLocalJobs.com understands the importance of gender equality in the workplace and we are passionate about ensuring we give advice and guidance to organisations so they hear from experts who are already making waves in this area.”