Returners/Re-trainers | A WISE North West Hub Event

A vibrant event with fantastic speakers to learn more about successful initiatives to create better routes for women returners/re-trainers

There is a massive skills gap to meet across science, technology and engineering in the UK, and a huge untapped potential of talented women to fill it. Get an insight into successful innovative schemes that retain, develop female talent and create better routes for women’s leadership. Where do you start as a business to create such a scheme? Where do you start as a woman looking for these opportunities? Join this WISE North West Hub event to gain practical tips, hear inspiring speakers and share your experience with other women in STEM in the North West to get ideas and answers relevant to your business and area Our fantastic speakers include:

Helen Wollaston, CEO, WISE Dr Helen Woolnough, GROWL, Manchester Metropolitan University Liran Maller, Group Director of HR & PR, 2M Holdings Susanna Lawson, CEO/Co-Founder, Onefile Ltd SmartWorks

We will be joined by Smart Works Greater Manchester, a charity which provides women with the confidence, skills and wardrobe to get into paid employment. They have an incredible success rate of 89% and support women with a two hour session right before interview; styling appointment to find the perfect interview outfit and a one-on-one interview coaching session to ensure the women they support can eloquently share their skills at interview. Women leave brimming with confidence, 98% felt more confident they would succeed at interview. We will also be running a raffle for anyone who donates to Smart Works. Could you donate to Smart Works to help a woman in your community achieve employment? Donations to Smart Works need to be new or gently worn, they are always in need of Shoes, Handbags and Coats so please keep these in mind when looking in your wardrobe. Could you donation help a woman in your community achieve employment? Tickets: Please note lunch and refreshments are included with your event ticket. We have three ticket types general, pay it forward and supported. If you are able to support a ticket for another attendee please select the pay it forward option. If you would like to attend but the ticket price is a barrier to this please select the supported ticket option. By having these options we hope as many of you as possible are able to attend and join the discussion.

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