Bright Network Women in Leadership 2024

5 Sep 2024, 10:30 a.m. — Virtual or in person: etc.venues Bishopsgate, 155 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD
Application deadline is 1st September 2024, 11:59 p.m.

Let your leadership skills bloom at Women in Leadership 🌻

Join us in person or virtually for Women in Leadership on 5th September - an exclusive event for women and non-binary students.

 

Date: 5th September 2024

Location: etc.venues Bishopsgate, London

Nearest tube station: Liverpool Street

🗓️ Agenda | 📸 What to expect | 🤝 DEI&B and accessibility

 

Why attend?

  • Meet leading employers from a range of sectors, inclduing Bank of America, Haleon and S&P Global
  • Elevate your skills in employer-led sessions that will enhance your CV
  • Build your confidence ahead of application season with industry insights and a strong network

 

The event is running in a hybrid format, so you can attend virtually or in-person. However, virtual attendees will not be able to network with the employers, so we recommend attending in person. We will share employer interviews to help our virtual attendees gain more insights. 

*Sponsorship opportunities with participating employers may be limited for attendees without the permanent right to work in the UK

Why attend

Gain valuable advice

Hear from inspirational women leaders sharing their career journeys, challenges, and strategies for overcoming obstacles in the workplace

Join a community

Form a network of like-minded students and professionals who you can lean on throughout your career

Build confidence

Get prepared for application season by learning industry insights and boosting your skillset

Who can attend

Undergraduate female and non-binary students at university in the UK, graduating in 2025, 2026, 2027 (or 2028 if on a four-year course)

On track for at least a 2:1 and have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their education

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

International students can apply to attend virtually as Women in Leadership is a hybrid event

Employers joining us

Schedule

5 Sep 2024

10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Registration and peer networking

For in-person attendees, this involves chatting to other members in the main exhibition room (standing and walking).

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Welcome and keynote talk

For in-person attendees, this is a seated session in the main presentation room.

11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Break

11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Skill-building workshop

For in-person attendees, this is a seated session in the main presentation room.

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch and networking

For in-person attendees, lunch will be provided. This part of the event involves talking to other members and employers at their exhibition stands (standing and walking).

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Panel discussion: Leading with purpose

For in-person attendees, this is a seated session in the main presentation room.

3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Break and networking

3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Skill-building workshop or networking

Half the in-person attendees will be given a chance to network with employers while the other half will sit in a workshop. Networking involves moving around employers' exhibition stands.

4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Break

4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Networking or skill-building workshop

Half the in-person attendees will be given a chance to network with employers while the other half will sit in a workshop. Networking involves moving around employers' exhibition stands.

4:45 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Berenberg closing keynote

For in-person attendees, this is a seated session in the main presentation room.

5:05 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Wrap up & next steps

For in-person attendees, this is a seated session in the main presentation room.

Location

Location

Virtual or in person - etc.venues Bishopsgate, 155 Bishopsgate, EC2M 3YD

Info

Frequently asked questions

All timings on the agenda for Bright Network Women in Leadership correspond with British Summer Time (BST). 

Please refer to our FAQs here if you have any queries about attending a Bright Network event in-person.

If you have any questions about attending Bright Network Women in Leadership as a virtual attendee, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. Please note that for this event, if you attend virtually you wlll not to be able to join the networking sessions. 

For information on inclusivity measures at the event, take a look at the Women in Leadership 2024 DEIB and accessibility page.

You can also take a look at our Support Hub for further questions. If you require anything else, please get in touch with our Events Team - events@brightnetwork.co.uk

To confirm your place at the event, you may be contacted by call or text by the Bright Network team. Please make sure your details are all correct and up-to-date on your profile.

Photography and videography will be taken at the event.

 

Travel reimbursement:

We would really like all our students to be able to have the opportunity to attend our events and we want to support where possible. Anyone attending our autumn events (excluding FESTIVAL) in-person is eligible for a reimbursement of up to £30. To request a reimbursement, complete and submit this form with any supporting documentation to .

You need to attend the event in full to receive the reimbursement. Reimbursements will be sent out after the event you are attending. You need to have submitted the form by 04/09/24, 11:59pm in order to be eligible. 

Please note: As we are providing students with the opportunity to meet top firms free-of-charge, and due to the size of the event, Bright Network are not able to cover travel expenditures for FESTIVAL.

Apply today

There are limited spaces and this event is extremely popular. Apply now so you don't miss out!