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Women and Leadership Reception: Exploring different routes to success

An Alumni and supporters event
Date11 April 2018
Time18:00 to 21:00
Place The University Women’s Club, 2 Audley Square, London W1K 1DB

At this year’s Reception hear from a diverse panel of Exeter alumnae and learn how they have used volunteering, non-executive directorships, portfolio careers and entrepreneurship to achieve success in their careers and further their personal development.

The panel will give advice and guidance on how people can develop these opportunities and use them to build valuable transferable skills.

Panel
Sarah Turvill, Chair of Council, University of Exeter
Emma Rosen, Founder 25before25
Ali Golds, Coach, author and founder of The Juno Project
Clare Berthoud, Director, Business Development at Mayfair Capital Investment Management Ltd

Organised by the Alumnae Group, this event will be held at the beautiful University Women’s Club in London in Mayfair. 

The Alumnae Group works with the University to support and inspire our female graduates (alumnae) and is thought to be the only group of its kind in the UK. For further information on the group, please contact alumni@exeter.ac.uk.

How to book: Tickets cost £20 (£10 for alumni who graduated post 2012) and are available on the online store

Last year's event sold out quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment. 

 

Panel Profiles

Sarah Turvill, Chair of Council, University of Exeter

Sarah Turvill retired as Chairman of Willis International in December 2013, Willis is a leading global insurance broker with approximately 17,000 employees. During her 35 year career Sarah travelled all over the world, building Willis' European network as well as the Group's operations in China, Latin America, India and other high-growth markets. Sarah became Chief Executive of its international operations in 2001, and Chairman in 2006, she was also the first woman member of the Group Executive.  Sarah has had a long-standing involvement with Exeter as a member of its Alumni Network Group and became Chair of the Council in 2012.

Emma Rosen, Founder 25before25

Emma Rosen spent a year working in 25 different jobs before her 25th birthday. The project aims to promote portfolio careers, highlight the importance of work experience for all ages and advocate for more diverse careers education for young people. Since completing 25before25 in August 2017, Emma now has five jobs, one of which is writing a book about how her experiences can help others.

Ali Golds, Coach, author and founder of The Juno Project

Named as one of The Independent’s 20 Extraordinary Women of 2017, Ali Golds is a growth coach, speaker, and author who has worked with start-ups through to multi-million-pound companies. Ali specialises in coaching female founders, particularly single mums and women who’ve experienced domestic abuse, and is passionate about empowering them to achieve economic independence. She is also Founder/CEO of The Juno Project, a charity that supports vulnerable girls aged 14-16 to achieve their career and personal goals. Ali is the author of the best-selling book 'How To Be Your Own Boss As A Single Mum' and is currently writing her next book, Today I Stopped Running

Clare Berthoud, Director, Business Development at Mayfair Capital Investment Management Ltd

Director of Business Development at Mayfair Capital, a property fund management business with over £1 billion of assets; the largest fund being a specialist charity property fund. She is also a member of the University of Exeter’s Endowment and Investment Group.

After reading Economics and Politics at Exeter, Clare joined Schroders as a graduate trainee and had a 19 year career working at two of the largest charity Fund Managers in the UK managing and advising clients as a Fund Manager and a Senior Client Relationship Director.


ProviderAlumni and supporters

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