Women Returners events
Browse upcoming events designed to help you get your career back on track.
Here you’ll find a range of events delivered by Women Returners, the return-to-work experts. Whether you’re just back to work after a break or are looking to change direction, these specialist events will provide the insights and advice you need.
Career Returners Podcast
Join hosts Karen Danker and Liz Mearns on Wednesdays, fortnightly from 7 September, for inspiration and motivation in series two of the Career Returners podcast.
Women Returners Monthly Return-to-work Webinars
Women Returners also run a series of free monthly return-to-work webinars, exclusively for members of their Women Returners Professional Network. Not a member of the network yet? You can sign up here. Registration links will be in network emails, so you must sign up to the network to gain access to the below webinars:
Webinar 10: Build your tech skills with social impact, with Joanna Allen & Alistair Forbes from Scottish Tech Army and Karen from Women Returners.
29 November 2022, 11am - 12pm
Webinar 11: Managing your wellbeing as you return to work, with Karen and Liz from Women Returners.
13 December 2022, 11am - 12pm
Women at Work Conference: Increasing Female Representation in Senior Leadership
26 January 2023, 9am - 1.30pm
Julianne from Women Returners will be speaking at this Westminster Insight conference in Central London. The conference can also be attended online, through live streaming on a custom digital platform and will be recorded.
Choose to attend in-person, online or on demand. The recordings, presentations, slides and materials will be available on demand for 14 days post-event.
Julianne's session will cover 'Truly Flexible Working: Making Work, Work for Women', touching on the below topics:
- Ensuring flexible working doesn’t hinder women’s career progression
- Preparing for women to enter and return to the workforce
- Taking into account women’s caring responsibilities
- Making sure flexible or part-time working are not seen as a weakness
- Planning for flexible working, paternity and maternity leave
Other short sessions offered at this half-day conference, include:
- Reviewing the Latest Data and Improving Senior Representation
- Increasing the Representation of Women Boards
- Creating a Gender Inclusive Culture to Improve Female Progression
- Improving the Equality of Recruitment and Promotion into Senior Leadership
- Reducing the Gender Pay Gap
- Supporting Women’s Health in the Workplace
- Valuing the Women in your Workplace and Ensuring Women Recognise their Own Value
- Public Sector - £265 + VAT Who qualifies for this rate? Local authorities, universities, schools, academies, colleges, nurseries and early years providers, children’s and adult social services, housing associations, care homes, NHS Trusts, CCGs, police forces, fire and rescue, ambulance, probation, trade unions and membership associations.
- Central Government - £295 + VAT Who qualifies for this rate? Central government departments and devolved administrations, public corporations, public bodies and agencies.
- Private Sector - £325 + VAT Who qualifies for this rate? Private sector companies – includes private and public companies, franchises, partnerships and sole traders.
- Registered Charities/ Concessionary rate - £250 + VAT Who qualifies for this rate? Charities who are registered with the Charity Commission, OSCR or similar body. Contact Westminster Insight for concessionary and student rates.