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Accelerating Change Research Programme Part 1 released

We are delighted to have launched the Accelerating Change Together Research (ACT) Programme during our 40th Anniversary year, and to be sharing today the inaugural survey findings on the barriers and opportunities for women working in the financial services industry.

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Our ‘Men As Allies’ team recently reached out to a number of senior leaders and undertook a series of 12 face to face interviews, focussing on the current gender landscape, the obstacles which remain and further explored the role of male allies.

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Articles, reports and data relevant to women who work in banking and finance.

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Privacy is Power – It’s time to claim it back!

​We were delighted to welcome Carissa Véliz, author of the newly published book “Privacy is Power”, who engaged us in a discussion on why and how you should take back control of your data. Carissa made a compelling case for the revolutionary goal of reclaiming privacy from the grip…

Challenge The Imposter Within

​Aegon and WIBF were delighted to welcome Gemma Brown, Personal and Business Coach, for this session on ‘Imposter Syndrome’. Valerie Young, expert author on the subject of imposter syndrome, says “The only way to stop feeling like an imposter is to stop thinking like an imposter.” Feelings of being an ‘imposter’…
Our Changing the Narrative survey shows 94% of men and 93% of women currently working in financial services state t……
Around 70% of women with children in the financial sector said they aspire to be in a senior management role, accor……
This year’s shift toward more flexible working during the pandemic may over time help narrow the gender gap in the……


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