Agenda

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE 

09:10

  • Supporting and mentoring diverse leaders in your organisation 
  • Building a culture of acceptance and inclusion 
  • Using diversity of thought to drive innovation and accomplish business goals 
  • Strategies to support diverse leaders and to develop a culturally intelligent organization  

09:40

  • Leadership lessons from entrepreneurs and emerging leaders 
  • Creating a solid long-term vision and strategy for your business venture 
  • Maximising the unique skills and experience women bring to the table to drive business success  
  • Recognizing failure is an inevitable part of the entrepreneurial journey and how to use these experiences to your advantage  
  • Dr Jamie Chiu, Psychologist, Therapist, Startup Founder, The Brightly Project, Forbes 30 Under 30 
  • Delphine Lefay, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, On The List 

10:30

  • Understanding how to be an effective leader in a changing ambiguous climate 
  • Being present and flexible with your team to take the appropriate actions quickly 
  • Obtain collaborative leadership skills through emotional intelligence

11:00

ACHIEVING ORGANISATIONAL CULTURAL CHANGE

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  • Overcoming fear of stepping away from the established career path  
  • Addressing the barriers created by ‘assumptions’ and having the courage to push through regardless 
  • Building authentic and mutually beneficial business relationships 
  • Accepting you do not need all the answers before jumping in and being unapologetic about asking for help 
  • Benefits of adopting an approach of desire for career transition rather than discontent

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  • Becoming a leader of leaders: encouraging others to maximise their potential 
  • How to overcome barriers both on the road to leadership and after you’ve arrived 
  • Being a courageous and a strategic leader 
  • Demonstrate accountability and demand it in others 
 

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01:20

02:20

Round Table I: Using Workforce Analytics to Improve Diversity Retention   
Varshaa Ram Kutik, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, Bank of America Merril Lynch 

Round Table II: Getting Parental Leave Right 

Round Table III: Perform with Confidence in a High-Pressure Environment 

Round Table IV: Driving Diversity on Boards   

Round Table V: Power Networking: Building Successful Business Relationships
Farah Shahed, Founder & Executive Coach, Interact Consulting 
Round Table VI: Tackling Imposter Syndrome  
Sudesh Thevasenabathy, Head of Customer Care Transformation, AXA, 2019 LGBT+ Network Award Winner  
 

03:30

ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES

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  • Waking up to the reality of burnout and how to recognise signs in yourself and others  
  • Replacing perfectionism with progress  
  • Practical strategies to adapt to the various pressures inside and outside of the office and how to improve personal resilience and mental wellness

04:20

  • Reforming roles to enable flexible working and encouraging uptake across all levels and genders 
  • Challenging traditional views of what a successful leadership team should look like and embedding commitment to change with business leaders 
  • Pro-actively support and develop rising women 
  • Effectively demonstrate beneficial impact to culture and business objectives 

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