Annual Event Agenda

11th November - 19th November 2021

Women in Risk and Control (WiRC) is proud to host its first annual event spread over 5 days. With a theme of ‘Taking Control of Your Career’, each session has been designed to inspire and positively impact individuals regardless of where you are in their career.

View all sessions below:

11 Nov

13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Online event

Finding the Right Person for the Job – Risk
  • What is the job market like currently, at all levels?
  • Why is it difficult to recruit the right individual in Risk?
  • Why does it make sense to train and develop existing staff?

Chair:

Rupal Patel Founder of Women in Risk and Control & Head of Network Engagement and Insight, Acin

 

Panel: 

Nadia Edwards Chief Customer Officer Harrington Starr & Founder of Women in Fintech podcast

Peter Neville Lewis Director, Risk Coalition Research Company Ltd. & Founder & Lead Consultant at Principled Consulting

Elizabeth Martine Head of Risk (SMF4) Close Brothers, NED & Board Member, Vice Chair, Gender Balance Network at Close Brothers

11 Nov

14:00 – 14:30 (GMT)

Podcast

FinTech with Nadia: The DEI Discussions – Women of FinTech
  • Learn about the Women in Risk and Control initiative and community
  • Policies needed for authentic inclusion
  • What you can do to drive workplace inclusion

Discussion between Nadia Edwards Chief Customer Officer, Harrington Starr & Founder of Women in Fintech podcast and Rupal Patel Founder of Women in Risk and Control and Head of Network Engagement & Insight at Acin

12 Nov

13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Online event

Embarking on a NED or Board Career
  • What do you need to know before embarking on this journey?
  • How do you take this next step?
  • When is the best time to move into a role like this?

Chair:

Sally Clark NED with Metro Bank PLC and Strategic Advisor with Acin

 

Panel:

Kelly Shannon Founder & CEO Women Lead Daily

Nirvana Farhadi RegTech Pioneer, Expert, Thought Leader and Author; Senior Advisory Board Member at FSG, Grant Thornton UK LLP

Tony Stubbs CEO/Founder of Transpire-Global Director Network 

Louise Chaplin Partner & Head of Board Practice EtonBridge

17 Nov

13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Online event

Gender Pay Gap
  • Emotional intelligence – influence, getting your voice heard, storytelling, presenting and communication
  • How to have difficult conversations
  • How to negotiate salary

Chair: Sarah Sinclair Co-Founder Change Gap

 

Panel:

Frankie Kemp Founder & CEO frankiekemp.com

Bianca Hartge-Hazelman CEO Financy, Author Financy Women’s Index, Speaker, EqualizHER Podcast Host

Nancy Roberts Founder & CEO Umbrealla Analytics

18 Nov

13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Online event

The Evolution of Mentorship – A Shift Towards More Purposeful Engagement
  • The importance and value of a mentorship relationship throughout your career – what does that mean? 
  • How does diversity support a successful mentorship? 
  • How can you effectively advocate for yourself?
  • What is  the difference between a coach and a mentor?

Chairs: Genevieve E. Thayer & Meg Hanington Co-Founders Beacon Partners LLC

Panel:

Kristin Long Vice-President & Director of Sales, ViacomCBS Philadelphia,

Dr. Barbara Provost Founder Purse Strings LLC,

Zach Conway Founder & CEO of Seeds, Managing Director of Conway Wealth

Eric Fulwiler Founder & CEO of Rival

19 Nov

13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)

Online event

Leap Of Faith: Are you Prepared to Take Risks in your Career?
  • Are women more risk averse when it comes to their careers?
  • Do women play it safe vs taking a leap of faith?
  • How can beliefs and values help shape careers?
 

Chair: Lucy Heavens Co-Founder RegTech Women

 

Panel:

Caroline Wells Director, Copy Genie

Livia Benisty Global Head of Business AML, Banking Circle

Tracy Clarke Non-Executive Director, Strategic Advisor and Mentor

Neeta Mundra Transformaton Advisor, Salesforce

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