YOUNG WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2018

SPEAKERS

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DAME HELENA MORRISSEY DBE, HEAD OF PERSONAL INVESTING, LEGAL & GENERAL

Helena is well known in the City. Now at Legal and General, she is leading a new drive to engage the nation to invest more, focusing on young women. In 2010, Helena founded the 30% Club to improve gender balance in the boardroom. The proportion of female directors has since more than doubled and there are now ten 30% Clubs throughout the world. Helena chairs the Diversity Project, aimed at improving diversity within the UK investment profession. Helena was named one of Fortune magazine’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and the Financial Times’ 2017 ‘Person of the Year’. She was appointed a Dame in the Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours list. She is a Philosophy graduate. Her husband is a stay-at-home father and they have nine children. Her book ‘A Good Time to be a Girl, don’t lean in, change the system’ was published in February 2018. 

KATE BASSETT, HEAD OF CONTENT, MANAGEMENT TODAY

Kate has been a business journalist for the past 14 years, editing Real Business magazine and writing for The Times, The Guardian and The Financial Times. At MT, you'll find her interviewing business big shots and entrepreneurs, commissioning columnists and running the Inspiring Women events.


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