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Wo+Men’s Leadership Conference 2022

The Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre’s eighth annual conference: ‘Breaking the Bias’ on 8 October 2022, offers an exciting day comprising of a keynote, panel discussions and workshops by outstanding industry leaders and renowned Cambridge academics.

This year, we’re delighted to welcome as our keynote speaker, Demetra Pinsent, CEO of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd In conversation with Ruth Kennedy, Managing Director, Kennedy Dundas.

Panels and breakout sessions cover a range of topical issues including:

  • Negotiations
  • Allyship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Tech & VC

The programme provides invaluable insight for all who want a deeper understanding of what makes successful leaders and how we can collectively work to achieve gender parity and an unbiased future for all.

Throughout the day, there’ll be opportunities to network and connect with delegates and established leaders.

Date, time & venue

Date: 8 October 2022
Time: 09:00-18:15
Venue: Cambridge Judge Business School

Conference countdown

Agenda

09:00-09:30, Lobby

Registration and welcome refreshments

09:30-09:40, LT1

Conference welcome

  • Tracey Horn, Executive Director, Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre
    Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing
  • Professor Mauro Guillén, Dean, Cambridge Judge Business School

09:40-09:50, LT1

Setting the scene

  • Dr Jenny Chu, Academic Director of the Wo+Men’s Leadership Centre; Associate Professor in Accounting, Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Professor Feryal Erhun, Professor of Operations and Technology Management

09:50- 10:50, LT1

Panel 1: Entrepreneurship

Speakers:

  • Nela Collins, Director, Customer Success, Cloudflare
  • Fatima Kranc, Investment Manager, University of Cambridge Enterprise
  • Leah Sutton, Global Human Resources for Elastic

10:50-11:10, Lobby

Refreshment and networking break

11:10-12:10, LT1

Panel 2: Negotiating

Speakers:

  • Imogen Kerr, Director, Senior Specialist, Impressionist & Modern Art, Christies
  • Janet Mui, Head of Market Analysis, Brewin Dolphin
  • Angela Single, Senior Director, Partners and EMEA BridgeHead Software Ltd
  • Leah Sutton, Global human resources for Elastic

Moderator: Patrizia Vecchi, Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour, Cambridge Judge Business School

12:15-13:00, LT1

Keynote

  • Demetra Pinsent, CEO, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd In conversation with Ruth Kennedy, Managing Director, Kennedy Dundas

13:00-14:20, Lobby

Lunch

14:20-15:20, LT1

Panel 3: Allyship (with breakout sessions)

Speakers:

  • Anne Beatty, Professor, Ohio State University
  • Imogen Kerr, Director, Senior Specialist, Impressionist & Modern Art, Christies
  • Reid Marsh, Managing Director, Barclays Capital
  • Janet Mui, Head of Market Analysis, Brewin Dolphin
  • Maxine Nwaneri, Bestselling Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur

Moderator:  Lionel Paolella, Associate Professor in Strategy and Organisation, Cambridge Judge Business School.

15:20-15:35, Lobby

Refreshment break

15:35-16:35, LT1

Panel 4: Tech and VC

Speakers:

  • Jennifer Ayer, MD, Tiedemann Advisors
  • Nela Collins, Director, Customer Success, Cloudflare
  • Fatima Kranc, Investment Manager, University of Cambridge Enterprise
  • Leah Sutton, Head of Global Human Resources, Elastic
  • Simon Thorpe, Managing Partner, Delta 20020

Moderator: Jenny Chu, Associate Professor, CJBS

16:35-16:45, LT1

Closing address

16:50-17:45, Lobby

Networking drinks reception