June Newsletter 12
June and July promise to be exciting months in London with the Queen's Jubilee festivities and the lead up to the Olympic Games. At WIBF we too will be celebrating. We will be highlighting the role and contribution of women to the financial services industry at our 15th Annual Awards Luncheon on the 15th June. This event is now fully booked.
Enjoy the bank holidays
Annual Membership Fees and Joining Fee:
Effective 1st July 2012, for the London Chapter only, annual membership will be £65 and new members will pay a one-off joining fee of £15. If the annual fee is paid by standing order it will be £60. Combined membership of WIBF and Toastmasters (City or Canary Wharf Chapter) will be offered a discount for this year. Contact Justine Cooper email@example.com for standing order process, to raise company invoices or any queries. To join now or renew go to http://www.wibf.org.uk/apply/newmember and http://www.wibf.org.uk/apply/renewal
Movers and Shakers
Many Congratulations to Lynne Cantor who has won the highest accolade in the Toastmasters Evaluation Contest and has been awarded the Great Britain & Ireland Evaluation Champion for 2012/13. The WiBF Toastmasters groups in Canary Wharf and the City offer a unique development opportunity to practise presentation skills; see below for more details.
This month we also congratulate Sarah Walker and wish her every success as she joins the International Disputes team as a partner in the law firm King & Walker. As we continue to demonstrate the wealth of female talent that exists in the financial services industry, remember to keep us informed of your achievements, awards, promotions, change of role or employer.
Discussion Groups – Make Your Voice Heard
Our LinkedIn and Twitter Groups provide you with an opportunity to connect and network with other current members of Women In Banking & Finance. We have over 1500 members on LinkedIn and nearly 200 followers on Twitter, so if you haven’t already joined then get started today and make your voice heard @WIBFuk
15th June The 15th Annual Awards for Achievement Luncheon
Time: 12:30-3:00pm; Venue: Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London; Full details at www.wibf.org.uk/node/1110
19th June Getting Women on Boards Workshop: Book Now - all places fully booked, waiting list only
Time: 6:30-9:00pm; Venue: CMS Cameron McKenna, 160 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4DD; Full details at http://www.wibf.org.uk/node/1178
25th June Social Branding: The Essential Tools to Grow Your Brand
Time: 6:00-9:00pm; Venue: State Street, 20 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HJ; Full details at http://www.wibf.org.uk/node/1172
To register for any of our events please reserve your place online at www.wibf.org.uk/events using our secure Worldpay page to pay where applicable. For any further information, or if you experience any difficulties please email firstname.lastname@example.org
WIBF Toastmasters Speakers London
Canary Wharf meet at Credit Suisse One Cabot Square from 6:00-8:00pm on 13th & 27th June
City Club meet at Royal Bank of Scotland 135 Bishopsgate EC2 from 6:00-8:00pm on 6th & 20th June
To book please email Justine.email@example.com and for more information go to www.wibfspeakers.org.uk
2nd July: Have Gender Initiatives helped Women's Careers but Marginalised Men: A Panel Discussion
Time: 6:00-8:30pm; Venue: Berwin Leighton Paisner, Adelaide House, London Bridge, EC4R 9HA; Full details at http://www.wibf.org.uk/node/1174
5th July: Turning Your Self-Limiting Beliefs in to Self-Enhancing Behaviours
Time: 6:00-9:00pm; Venue: Credit Suisse, One Cabot Square, E14 4QJ; Full details a http://www.wibf.org.uk/node/1173
5th July: Champagne Lanson Summer Party
Time: 6:30-8:30pm; Venue: Brigade, The Fire Station, 139 Tooley Street, SE1 2HZ
The Networks Drinks will be an opportunity to celebrate Summer in style! We are preparing a great event in the fantastic Social Enterprise Brigade, including:
* The NEW Lanson White Label Champagne introduced by the Italian Wine Champion Stefano
* LIVE canape making with the Chefs and the Apprentices
* An Introduction to The Beyond Food Foundation by Simon Boyle
* Champagne Raffle prize draw
Tickets are selling now priced at £25 for members and £30 for guests, you can book online at http://www.wibf.org.uk/node/1182
A Final Word
27th June: Coller Capital is delighted to once again collaborate with Women in Banking and Finance to host a summer cocktail and canapé evening.
This will be an enjoyable and informal networking opportunity and we're excited to announce that we will also be joined by Matches who will be offering a luxury fashion service at an exclusive pop-up boutique and Urban Retreat will be there to pamper guests with indulgent mini-treatments by their "at home" therapists. We will also be celebrating the launch of the latest edition of Coller Capital's Global Private Equity Barometer - a twice yearly survey providing a unique snapshot of worldwide trends in private equity.
Time: 6:30-9:00pm; Venue: Dartmouth House, 37 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5ED RSVP: Natasha Briefel CollerInvestorEvents@collercapital.com
A glimpse of your future at HSBC
At HSBC, everything we do is focused on the future. It’s our forward-thinking attitude that enables us to operate as the world’s leading international bank with 7,200 offices in 85 countries. It drives us to help our clients – and our own people – realise their full potential. After all, our success starts with our people. Which is why we’re working to empower more women at the highest levels across our organisation.
That’s not just about opportunities. There’s breadth and depth to the investment we make in all our people. Through networks, training, mentoring and career planning, we foster a supportive environment where your individuality can really set you apart. If you’re ambitious and hard-working, this is a platform that can transform your career. In fact, many of our senior roles are already held by talented women, just like you. Visithttp://www.jobs.hsbc.co.uk/102-en/ProfessionalAndSpecialist.aspx to take a look at our current opportunities.