Women in Leadership 2019

Women in Leadership 2019

DATE: Monday 28 January 2019

TIME: 3pm - 7pm


The aim of the conference is to inspire self-defining women and non-binary students at Hallam to feel confident enough to put themselves forward for leadership positions. There will be workshops, activities and discussions all set up to help the women of Hallam grow in confidence and develop their leadership skills amongst other likeminded women.

Last year we ran sessions throughout the conference that included 'Having Difficult Conversations', '100 Years of Women's Right to Vote', 'BME Women in Leadership', 'Having the Confidence to be Remarkable', a 'Why your Mental Health makes you Stronger' all led by staff, students and alumni of Hallam.

Come along and feel inspired to be a leader!

Our Women in Leadership Schedule has now been announced!

2:30pm -3pm           Registration

3pm - 3:15pm          Welcome

3:15pm - 4pm          Keynote - Auriel Majumdar (Creative Business Coach)

More than 20 years experience working in organisations as manager, strategist and change maker.
Specialising in business leadership and personal development in the creative sector. With a particular emphasis on the use of creative techniques to challenge individuals and groups to achieve the changes they want.  
An honest broker, making relationships work better so that change begins. Putting the heart back into working lives.

4pm - 4:45pm         Session 1

  • Amanda Cookson - The world of work is changing

Amanda is an adoptive mum and set up her business so that she could balance her desire for fulfilling work whilst being there for her children. What people expect from work has changed from the ideals of the last generation. We no longer seek a job for life and are more likely to stay in an organisation because of its values and flexibility than it's pay.

  • Anna Bollinger (Appt Digital) - Women in Tech

Anna is the Director and Founder of international award winning digital agency Appt. Appt, a Sheffield based digital agency specialising in the design and development of bespoke mobile and web based apps

  • Escaping the Holocaust: One Yorkshire woman’s amazing story?

4.45pm - 5:30pm   Food served - Pizza from Coffee Union

5:30pm - 6:15pm    Session 2

  • Intersectional Feminism (NUS Women's Officer)
  • Women in PG panel - Hosted by your PG Rep (Kathy Davies), you will have the chance to ask women who are currently studying for a range of postgraduate qualifications about their experiences.
  • Zafarine Iqbal - Assertiveness

6:15pm - 7pm         Session 3

  • Aimee Browes (The Happiness Bootcamp) - Why you shouldn't let mental health define you

Aimee Browes, a Sheffield Hallam student, first started her social enterprise business, The Happiness Bootcamp, to try and raise awareness of mental awareness - and bring happiness to people.

  • Sophie Brammer - Uni Boob Team

7pm - 7.15pm          Final Questions & Close