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3rd October, 2012

ICL Talk: Women and leadership – How women get to the top

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3rd October, 2012
Social Sciences Building, St John Street, London EC1V 0HB
Free, all welcome

Speaker: Joella Bruckshaw

The Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Talks are a series of seminars hosted by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice. The talks take place on the first Wednesday of every month and will cover a wide range of topics linked with innovation, creativity and leadership. The talks are free to attend and open to the public.

Women and leadership: How women get to the top

The aim of the talk is to consider the findings of recent research interviews with women in senior roles establishing from their personal assessment what they did to be promoted.

I will talk about the current context for women wanting to transition to senior roles and share some of the stories and advice offered by the 20 successful senior women I interviewed for my recently published e-book: “How to do it by women who’ve done it”. We will conclude with an opportunity for an attendee to work with myself to plot a compelling career pathway as a way of demonstrating my theoretical point of view.

About Joella Bruckshaw

For the last 25 years I have had a portfolio career working with people on motivation and behaviour change. For 13 years I worked with Sheffield University’s Department of Adult Continuing Education whilst designing and delivering a range of leadership programmes. In 1992 I became a family Mediator with the Family Mediators Association, eventually helping the Legal Services Commission train and assess mediators for the roll out of the 1986 Family Law Act, bringing in legally aided mediation. Performance consulting took over in 2000 where I now work with senior leaders mostly in the professional services, finance and media sectors.

For more information please visit the City University website.

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