Written on 29 April 2016.

Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Women in Finance
and Professional Services

EDHEC’s research on Diversity and Open Leadership has identified a clear link between improved financial measures and increased numbers of women in leadership positions, but our recruiters regularly tell us that they continue to struggle to attract, retain and promote women within their organisations, even as they roll out costly and comprehensive gender diversity initiatives.

Knowledge sharing is critical for everyone’s success in this area. That is why we are thrilled to bring together industry leaders across finance and consulting for an open and honest dialogue about what is and is not working – and why.

Join us for a cocktail on Thursday 16th June 2016 at our London’s Campus. An impressive line-up of featured panelists will be speaking at EDHEC’s “Women Leading Business” panel discussion for Recruiters and Talent Managers. Presented by EDHEC Business School, in collaboration with leading management consultancy recruitment firm, Mindbench, the discussion will explore topics related to attracting, retaining and promoting women in finance and professional services. The attendees will also have the opportunity to network during a pre-conference drinks reception.

Among the scheduled speakers are Louisa Woods, Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Nomura, Terence Perrin, Head of Recruitment at BNP Paribas, Frédérique Deau-Blanchet, EDHEC Alumna and Managing Director at Accenture UK and Manuelle Malot, Director of EDHEC’s NewGen Talent Centre. The discussion will be moderated by Mindbench Founder and Managing Director, Richard Stewart.

Please note that the number of places is limited.

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