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009 Sue Lawton on Non-linear Career Progression

By amandaalexander

Amanda: Hello and welcome to episode 8 of the Inspiring Women Interviews podcast. Today I am interviewing Sue [Lawton 00:00:14] MB. Sue is a global expert on women and enterprise. She creates business opportunities for women entrepreneurs and she’s a founder of Reconnect Europe, establishing the WEConnect International Program around the world. WEConnect is a […]

008 Jenny Holloway on Dealing with Life’s Curve Balls

By amandaalexander

Amanda: Hello. This is Amanda Alexander. You are very welcome to another episode of the Inspiring Women Interviews. Today I am interviewing Jenny Holloway. Jenny is the CEO of Fashion Enter. Fashion Enter is a manufacturing source of excellence and training academy to support particularly unemployed women who’ve had a curve ball thrown at them […]

007 Vicki Cooper on Career Progression for Women in Technology

By amandaalexander

This is an interview from the Inspiring Women Interviews Podcast with Amanda Alexander: Interviews are with female leaders and female role models who advocate helping ALL women to achieve success. Our aim with these interviews is to inspire women and men to “lean in together”, to coin Sheryl Sandberg’s term. Together we can change the […]

006 – Leisa Docherty on Confidence for Your Career

By amandaalexander

Transcript Amanda: Hello and welcome to the Inspiring Women Interviews Podcast with me, Amanda Alexander. Today I’m interviewing Leisa Docherty. Leisa is a Global Director for Diversity and Inclusion at Sage. Sage is a Global Company the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems. Leisa has been in people roles for over 25 […]

002 Maggie Berry: Director for Europe of WEConnect International

By amandaalexander

Maggie Berry is the Executive Director for Europe of WEConnect International. WEConnect exists to encourage and support global supplier diversity for women-owned businesses,  helping women-owned businesses to connect with multi-national corporations, something that historically has not been quite so easy for women-owned businesses to do. Previously Maggie was the Managing Director of womenintechnology.co.uk – an online […]

003 Jacqueline de Rojas: Encouraging Women in Technology

By amandaalexander

Named Computer Weekly’s most influential women in UK IT 2015, Jacqueline de Rojas is a believer in smart partnering & tech that makes life easy. She is a champion for women & diversity in technology. In one of Jacqueline’s first management roles she was told that the company she worked for ‘didn’t put women on […]

005 Tina Freed on How Flexible Working Supports Talent Retention

By amandaalexander

Tina Freed is the co-founder of E2W, a financial markets Professional Services Company delivering Business Outsource Processing, Consulting and Contracting Services with a twist. The twist is that E2W have built a successful global business based on flexible and agile working by establishing a model that solves the challenges facing a diverse talent pool of […]

004 Emma McGuigan, Senior Managing Director, Technology – Accenture

By amandaalexander

In episode 004 of the Inspiring Women Interviews, Emma McGuigan, Managing Director Technology, Accenture UK and Ireland, talks about encouraging more young women into STEM, letting go of guilt, dealing with mistakes, owning your career, how to get focused each day… and why you should never say “I was never any good at maths” to your children. And […]