The Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre offers a wide variety of panel events, workshops and a flagship annual conference to foster thought leadership, dialogue and action. Join us to engage in discussion and action for gender diversity in the workplace
There are currently no WLC events. Please check back soon or check the Business School's main event section for other events that might be of interest to you.
Other events including WLC student Interest Group run events
Other events are organised across CJBS, either by the Women’s Leadership special interest group (SIG) or by our programmes and centres and showcase the School’s involvement in fostering gender-balanced and diversity in the workforce. Many of these events are invite-only or target specific attendees, so may not always be open to all. Please find a list of any upcoming and past events.
Upcoming events for Cambridge Judge students and faculty
The representation of women in leadership roles
Date: 12 November
Audience: Cambridge Judge students
Starting with presentations by Dr Chu, on research on the effect of quotas on female representation in top executive roles and Dr Roulet, on research on unconscious biases and how they affect women in organisations, the event will continue with smaller group discussion and Q&A.
This is an open space to explore any other topics related to the barriers women face in accessing leadership roles.
Dr Jenny Chu is Academic Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre, Deputy Director at the Centre for Financial Reporting & Accountability, and a University Senior Lecturer in Accounting.
Dr Thomas Roulet is the Deputy Director of the MBA Programme a Fellow in Sociology and Director of Studies in Management at Girton College and a University Senior Lecturer in Organisation Theory.
The event is for Cambridge Judge students of all genders.
Female faculty chats
Audience: Cambridge Judge faculty
Professor Jennifer Howard-Grenville is hosting a series of regular female faculty chats with the aim of building a network, creating a community of practice, and promoting open dialogue.
Fireside Chat with Dr Louise Beaumont, Cambridge
7 Nov 2017
The Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre SIG is pleased to welcome Dr Louise Beaumont to the Judge Business School to discuss her professional experience in finance and leadership roles.
The event will be a fireside event which will enable audience members to discuss a variety of topics with Dr Beaumont and the wider group.
Women in Asset Management, London
23 Feb 2017
An asset management event hosted by Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) programme. The panel discussion will look at women in asset management and is targeted at University of Cambridge alumni working in senior asset management roles in the City as well as current CJBS students.
Microsoft Hackathon challenge, Cambridge
16 Jan 2016
A workshop, presentation and networking dinner organised in conjunction with Microsoft and Newnham College for female students from STEMM disciplines and Cambridge Judge Business School students interested in a career in Technology.
Women’s Leadership Initiative Debate, Cambridge
2 Dec 2016
Debate, organised by 2016 MBA student Anvi Shah, on the following topic: “Women’s Leadership Initiatives Disenfranchise Men.”
McKinsey Centred Leadership event, Cambridge
15 Jan 2016
Smaranda Gosa-Mensin from McKinsey conducted a workshop for MBA and MFin students on the centred leadership style
Coffee chat with Amazon, Cambridge
13 Nov 2016
Event with Sarah Rhodes and MJ Wheble of Amazon. Sarah is an ex-F18 fighter pilot who is now leading Amazon, Wales operations. MJ is the international recruiter for Amazon and was accompanying Sarah.
Workshop – How to make an impact: get your voice heard, Cambridge
11 Nov 2015
In this workshop, speaker Esther Stanhope showed attendees how to make an impact at work and get their voice heard no matter what role they were in.