Upcoming Events

Women Returners are hosting or participating in the following events:

11th May 2017, Women in Journalism: Fifty – a dangerous age for journalists? Julianne will be a panel member for this discussion with Q&A’s. (WIJ members only.)

12th May 2017. Women’s Engineering Society Annual Conference, Get Connected: Empowering Women and Enriching Careers. Including a session by Women Returners.

13th November 2017, London. Women Returners Conference 2017. We will be hosting our annual large-scale event. Contact us if you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities. See highlights from last year’s Conference here.

Past Events

31st March 2017, Scottish Investment Operations, Edinburgh. Diversity & Inclusion in the Financial Sector. Julianne was a panel member at this event for Scottish business

29th November 2016, 10:00 -11:30, Women Returners launch event, Edinburgh. Our first Women Returners event in Scotland for returning professionals, supported by Standard Life.

14th November 2016, London. Women Returners Conference: Women Returners Conference at One Moorgate in Central London, with a range of talks, workshops and networking opportunities specifically tailored for returning professionals, supported by corporate sponsors

17th October 2016. Roundtable on Women and Second Careers, House of Commons. Julianne participated in a Government Roundtable on changing careers after maternity leave.

20th June 2016. Creating the right mindset for a successful return to work. We ran a London-based workshop as part of our programme of events for the ICAEW Comeback Community

26th May 2016. Equate Scotland Women Returners STEM event, Edinburgh. Julianne spoke on ‘The Future of Returnships’

14th May 2016. Mumsnet Workfest. We ran a Kickstart your Return to Work workshop

28th April 2016.  Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Julianne spoke on returning to work and returner programmes at a diversity event

14th April 2016.  Create Your New Career Direction. Julianne ran a workshop for the ICAEW Comeback Community

1st March 2016.  CV Webinar. Women Returners in conjunction with City CV

27th January 2016. Katerina and Julianne ran a workshop on “Returning to work after an extended career break” at an event hosted by the Really Helpful Club, a SW London networking group.

18 November 2015. Returners information session. Katerina spoke to members of Shell Outpost about Women Returners’ resources for getting back to work

11 November 2015. INSEAD UK alumni event. Panel included Julianne discussing returner programmes

10 November 2015. BBC Radio Berkshire. Julianne & Katerina spoke about returning to work

25 June 2015.  Preparing for your Return to Work.  Workshop for ICAEW Comeback Community members

23 June 2015. Women’s Engineering Society Conference: Engineering Women – Are they returning to work?. We presented on Returnships: Context, Benefits & Case Study

18 June 2015. London Technology Week. A Celebration of Diversity.  We spoke about business benefits of returners

10 June 2015CFA UK Women’s Network event. Maternity Leave and Returning to Work panel

9 June 2015. Old Pauline/Paulina Business Breakfast. Returnships and other routes back to work after a career break

3 June 2015. CityMothers/BacktotheCity. Returning to Work after a Career Break. Women Returners workshop

16 May 2015. Mumsnet Workfest, London.  We ran a Kickstart your Return to Work workshop

12 May 2015. How to Make Law Work for You, London. Workshop by LOD (Lawyers On Demand) and Women Returners

30 April 2015. Regaining your Professional Confidence.  We ran a workshop for ICAEW Comeback Community members

30 April 2015. Business Forum. Katerina spoke on a  RIBA panel on how architecture practices can develop talented staff

24 March 2015. Career Restart Workshop hosted by Women Returners,London Business School, London 

For LBS alumnae and partners of alumni returning to work after a career break, together with other MBA alumnae.

31 Oct 2014 Women, Work & Leadership, Affinity Health at Work Research Consortium Masterclass

This event included an update on research and practitioner innovations in the area of women, work & leadership. Julianne discussed the value of returnships to promoting female leadership in organisations.

16 Oct 2014. Diversity in Leadership. Kingston Business School

This evening event explored how occupational and business psychology can be, and is being, used to increase diversity in leadership in the UK, with presentations from leading practitioners whose work focuses on gender diversity. Julianne from Women Returners spoke about “Returnships: An innovative diversity initiative”.