Bright Women

In Partnership with Willis Towers Watson

Inspiring and equipping bright women with the skills and confidence they need for their career. This month, we're delighted to be parterning with leading global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson.

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Willis Towers Watson: a commitment to inclusion and diversity

Find out how Willis Towers Watson are attracting the very best talent through their commitment to inclusion and diversity.

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How to ace your interview at Willis Towers Watson

Top tips to help you prepare and stand out at your interview with leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson.

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How I did it: From History degree at Oxford to UBS graduate

Olivia Townsend took a less common path into finance and was surprised to find a job in banking that was similar to what she'd done during her history degree.

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An interview with Sharon Thorne: Managing Partner at Deloitte

Sharon Thorne is a member of both the Deloitte UK Executive and Board, the DTTL Global Board and is the Managing Partner of Regional Markets. We spent some time with Sharon to find out more about her.

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Elizabeth's Review: Women in Leadership 2016

We caught up with Bright Network member and Oxford student Elizabeth. She attended Bright Network Women in Leadership 2016 and was kind enough to tell us about her...

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Insights at EY: Consulting career progression

How Juliet went from starting the EY graduate programme to...

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Sharron Gunn: My journey to becoming a female leader

We spent some time catching up with Sharron Gunn, ICAEW's Commercial Executive Director, to hear about her journey to becoming a female...

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Studying and working in STEM Key insights and tips from a placement at E.O.N

Joining a male-dominated environment, Alex talks about her Year in Industry as an Offshore Wind Performance Coordinator at E.O.N.

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How I did it: Securing a role at Vodafone

We caught up with Reva to hear about her experience after securing a graduate role at Vodafone. Find out how she did it in our exclusive video. 

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Insights at EY: Georgina's path towards a career in technology

Georgina studied Accounting and Finance at Warwick University and is on a graduate programme (after completing a Scholarship) within our Consulting, IT Risk & Assurance team.

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My summer at McKinsey & Company

Sophie tells us about her experiences and highlights as a Summer Business Analyst

 

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Women of E.ON: A snapshot of three successful women

Meet Reema, Hannah and Thelma. Three very successful women with very different life experiences which have led to lasting careers at E.ON.

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Public speaking tips from the Head of TED

With the advent of the internet, there has been a renaissance in the ancient art of public speaking - it's a crucial skill to master.

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Insights at EY: From a science degree to a career in business

Hear from Maria

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Insights at EY: From a Mathematics degree to a career in professional services

Hear from Chloe

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Where to work The key to deciding

Lloyds Banking Group finance graduate Rebecca shares the secret of discovering where you’d like to work.

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EY: What is equality?

Gender equality is the cornerstone of a successful workplace. EY asked their colleagues on their views on gender equality and what the company need to do to reach gender balance

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E.ON: An interview with Ashley Nettleford

An interview with Ashley Nettleford, who joined E.ON as a graduate in 2014 and progressed to become the Marketing Retention Manager for the Commercial Residential department.

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Inspiring Women Find Your Confidence

In the UK, far too few women become entrepreneurs, start new businesses or win significant investment. The stats make for depressing reading for any ambitious graduate: just 20% of business founders...

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Nagla's Story From University Lecturer to Senior Leader

Nagla tells us about her career highlights at Lloyds Banking Group.

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Meera's Story Strategy Ace: Lloyds Banking Group

Meera shares her passions, strengths and what she has discovered as a Strategy Ace on a Risk Graduate Leadership Programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

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My experience with the New Entrepreneurs Foundation

Get an insight into the New Entrepreneurs Foundation programme with alumna Olivia.

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Insights at EY: Rhian on IT, Risk & Assurance

Rhian discusses what her day-to-day work is like and gives you some top tips on a careers at EY.

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Top 5 inspirational women from history and their great lessons

Top 5 inspirational women from history and their great lessons.

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How I did it: Building a career at Dentons

Bright Network member and Warwick undergraduate Nuri shares her insights on the Dentons’ application process.

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How I did it: Life as a consultant at Accenture

We chat to Coral to find out how she landed a graduate role after attending J.P. Morgan's Spring Week.

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Choosing your career path: Buying Director at Aldi Lucy

Taking the next step in her career Lucy decided to train to become buying director at Aldi.

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How I did it: Alivia on securing a Commercial Banking Internship

Alivia's top tips and why you should get your applications in early.

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Giulia's Story - Tech Marvel with Lloyds Banking Group

Giulia shares her passions, strengths and what she has discovered as a Tech Marvel on a digital Graduate Leadership Programme with Lloyds Banking Group.

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Becoming a Client Coverage specialist with Lloyds Banking Group

Hollie, an Auditor on Lloyds Banking Groups’ Group Audit Graduate Leadership Programme, explains why making the most of your personal strengths is so important in a new role.

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Admiral: An insight Q&A with a Graduate Programme Manager

Hear from Jane on how Admiral is changing the insurance industry and why it's a challenging, rewarding and fun place to build a career.

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How I did it: Securing a graduate role with J.P. Morgan

Bright Network member Sana is two months into a graduate role with J.P. Morgan, having recently graduated from LSE with a degree in Management. 

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Life after university Step happily into the world of work

Daniella from Lloyds Banking Group’s Graduate Leadership Programme, has some handy advice to help you make a happy transition from university life to work life.

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Inspiring Women Find Your Confidence

Far too few women become entrepreneurs, start new businesses or win significant investment. Successful entrepreneurs share their key lessons.

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How I did it: Bright Network member Malvika on securing a Graduate role with Accenture

What challenges have you experienced as a female in the workplace and how have you overcome them? Hear from Naomi Pryde on her journey as a female lawyer.

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How to be a Good Public Speaker

Our top tips for clear, confident and compelling speeches.

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Women in Technology: Three Top Tips for Getting into the Sector

Technology is one of the fastest growing industries, desperate for bright and enthusiastic graduates. Read on to discover why it might just be the sector for you. 

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How to Stand Out As a Graduate

Five ways to get ahead of other graduates and impress leading employers.

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How to Take (and Ask for) Feedback

Whether after an interview, a presentation or general work performance, asking for feedback is the best way to ensure you don’t make the same mistake twice.

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What Inspires McKinsey Women?

Ever wondered why women join the world's leading consultancy business? Here, three female McKinsey alumnae - Angela, Jennifer and Kathryn - talk about their experiences

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How I did it: Securing an internship with Cancer Research

Holly popped into Bright Network HQ to tell us how she secured a coveted internship with Cancer Research UK.

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How to decide if Lloyds Banking Group is right for you

There's a world of opportunity where you can learn, develop and grow.

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Chanae Humes My journey from Law to Banking

Chanae shares how she transitioned from studying law to a career in banking at Lloyds Banking Group.I am a Graduate at Lloyds Banking Group and joined the scheme in September 2016. Before joining the

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