Women Who Do Good
Celebrate the Achievement of Women
Zonta Club of London II invites you to join us and a panel of extraordinary women at a breakfast on International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievement of women.
The panel topic is 'Women Who Do Good' focussing on women who are succesful in their careers, who work hard, who break ceilings, who open doors and reach back for others.
Panellists include:Jos DirkxJos has worked in gender for the last twenty years: creating projects, driving global initiatives and as a published author. She has spoken at UN events, has held two TEDx Talks and is the founder of an award-winning NGO called Girls & Football SA. Joe has published two books, 'Tackled' which looks at working with boys and young men to decrease gender-based violence and 'Girls Do Good', an augmented reality infused colouring book that tells the stories of 11 real-life superheroes. She also launched a mobile health app that reached 65,000 girls with free daily health information.
Rhian SherringdonRhian is founder of Women in Sustainability, the network for female change makers looking to maximise their talents. Women in Sustainability supports professional women to flourish in careers and businesses creating a better world through enabling opportunities to network and access mutual support, both in-person at their Network Hub events and online, through subscribing to the WINS Online Community Hub. Rhian is the author of two books, award-winning ‘Alchemy for the Mind: Create Your Confident Core’, and Amazon No.1 best-seller ‘Choose to Flourish: How to Change Career and Thrive in Life’.
Zlatina LoudjevaZlatina is a Director in PwC who works in the International Development business.Zlatina leads the Girls’ Education Challenge programme at PwC – the GEC being the largest global fund supporting the education of the world’s most marginalised girls.
Charmian LoveCharmian believes in the power of business as a force for good. Charmian is the Co-Founder and Chair of B Lab UK, where she supports the growth of B Corps across the UK (and beyond). She is also a Trustee of 'The B team' in the UK and a member of the Sustainability Advisory Council at the ICAEW (because she also believes that accountants will save the world). In her role as Entrepreneur in Residence at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, Charmian is guiding the development of the newly launched 'Circular Economy Lab' and teaches an MBA and Executive MBA course on this subject. Charmian’s writing on these topics and more has been published in Harvard Business Review, Wired, Fast Company, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Pioneers Post and The Guardian.
ModeratorAllison EnglishAllison has been a member of Zonta International clubs both in the US and in London, and she is passionate about bringing positive change to local communities and global initiatives. She has presented and moderated panels at conferences in the US, Asia and Europe.
The event is arranged in collaboration with PwC.