Breaking Down Barriers to Achieve Professional Success

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Breaking Down Barriers to Achieve Professional Success

17 June 2019

Pictured -Staff from Girlings Solicitors and Girlings Personal Injury Claims

Girlings Solicitors and sister company Girlings Personal Injury Claims, in partnership with Kent Business School and Kent Law School, has the pleasure of inviting you to a Business Soundbites networking event on breaking down barriers to achieve professional success. The event will be held at the Gulbenkian Theatre on the Canterbury campus on Thursday, 26 September and the programme is included below.

The rationale for the event is the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 which paved the way for the movement towards equality for women in the workplace. At the event we celebrate five female professionals working in different sectors, who have each broken down barriers to be successful in their careers. Our five story-tellers will share their personal journeys with the audience in an intimate setting. No notes, no slides and no CV summaries. These are stories from the heart, shared with others to inspire, encourage reflection and maybe generate change?

Programme - Thursday, 26 September 2019

Event programme

17:00 - 17:30 Registration

17:30 - 17:40 Welcome by KBS and host of the evening Lisa Settle

17.40 - 18:00 Education: Karen Cox, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Kent

18:00 - 18:20 Construction: Rachel Sanders, BoConcept Canterbury, Chartered Quantity Surveyor

18:20 - 18:40 Finance: Jenni Adams, Area Director, Kent Corporate Banking, HSBC Bank Plc

18:40 - 19:00 Break

19:00 - 19:20 Law: Caroline Armitage, corporate lawyer, Girlings Solicitors

19:20 - 19:40 Creative sector: Mehjabeen Patrick, CFO Creative England

19:40 - 20:30 Networking

The event is FREE but spaces are limited so please register in time.

Register Here

We look forward to welcoming you at the Gulbenkian Theatre on Thursday the 26th of September from 17:00hrs onwards.

 

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