Events for Women

There are 1000’s of different events that you can attend to broaden your network and learn new skills. We encourage all our members and visitors to attend at least one networking event per month.  We have included the events below that we recommend from a multitude of different women’s networks and organisations across the UK. Go network and enjoy!

From Survive to Thrive – how to optimise your potential by bringing greater resilience, focus and clarity to work and beyond | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event @ Natwest
Jan 30 @ 17:45 – 20:45
WeAreTheCity would like to invite you to join them for an evening of learning and networking.

From Survive to Thrive – how to optimise your potential by bringing greater resilience, focus and clarity to work and beyond with Louise Chester, founder of corporate advisors Mindfulness at Work, and UK Director of Potential Project.

A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event

Tuesday 30 January 2018 – 5.45pm – 8.45pm at

RBS, 250 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4AA

Louise Chester is one of the world’s most sought-after advisor to organisations on how to leverage corporate-based mindfulness training to enable sustainable personal and organisational excellence . Louise first started practising mindfulness on a daily basis in 1994, when a Director at UBS Ltd. She found it helped her have the wisdom and balance in her life to sustain a pressured career in investment analysis and fund management, ultimately as Head of Research and then Global Head of Telecoms and Media for Dresdner RCM. In 2010 she founded Mindfulness at Work, which as introduced over 100k people to mindfulness in the UK alone. In 2015 MaW became the UK partner of Potential Project, the world’s leading provider of corporate-based mindfulness training for teams and leaders.

This workshop will introduce you to the practical skills that can help you develop and sustain a flourishing career, while retaining balance in your life.

You will hear what clients from McKinsey and Accenture to Google and Microsoft find to be the key determinant of business success in these fast-paced, ever-changing times. You will also learn a range of practical strategies and tools that you too can deploy straight away to optimise your professional and personal success.  Ahead of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to complete an assessment ‘How Mindful are You?’ which Potential Project has developed in association with Accenture and Harvard Business Press.  You will also hear the latest findings from Louise’s collaboration on ‘The Mind of the Leader’ which is published by Harvard Business Press in March 2018.

  • 17.45 Registration & pre-networking
  • 18.30 Welcome and Speed Networking with Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director, WeAreTheCity
  • 18.40 Keynote session: From Survive to Thrive – how to optimise your potential by bringing greater resilience, focus and clarity to work and beyond.
  • 19.40 Q+A
  • 19.50 Networking and canapes
  • 20.45 Event close

This session is free for Careers Club individuals, corporate members of Careers Club and WATC Rising Star winners. Please book your spaces via the Careers Club portal.

About our speaker
Louise Chester, founder of corporate advisors Mindfulness at Work, and UK Director of Potential Project

Louise first started practising mindfulness on a daily basis in 1994 when she was a Director at UBS Ltd. She found it helped her have the wisdom and balance in her life to sustain a pressured career in investment analysis and fund management, ultimately as Head of Research and then Global Head of Telecoms and Media for Dresdner RCM. Louise left the City in 2001 to establish a consultancy practice offering financial and strategic advice to business leaders both in the workplace and at Witherdens Hall, her highly acclaimed, holistic Retreat in Kent.

In 2010, she founded Mindfulness at Work Ltd. This award-winning business advisory service, enables people to easily access highly-effective evidence-based mindfulness training, to help them to create value and thrive not just in the workplace, but in all areas of their life. In 2015, Louise also became the UK Partner for Potential Project International, so that senior teams and leaders in the UK could access the world’s leading organisational effectiveness programs based on mindfulness.

Louise delivers workshops, keynote speeches and hosts panel discussions for clients ranging from Ashurst LLP and EY to JP Morgan and the BBC. She works closely with various research organisations and recently co-designed, with Cranfield Praxis School of Management, a randomised, controlled global study which proved a measurable uplift in resilience for participants of Mindfulness at Work’s training.
Having introduced more than 100,000 people to mindfulness in over 200 organisations, Louise and her team are uniquely placed to deliver their award-winning programmes into a wide range of businesses and third sector organisations.

Louise has also contributed to two forthcoming books, ‘Potential Project, Mind of a Leader’ and ‘Conscious Capitalism – the Workbook’. Both to be published by Harvard Business Press early in 2018.

Do you have questions about From Survive to Thrive – how to optimise your potential by bringing greater resilience, focus and clarity to work and beyond | A WeAreTheCity Careers Club Event? Contact WeAreTheCity


The Power of Your Story @ The Hackney Pirates
Jan 31 @ 10:00 – Apr 14 @ 16:00
The Power of Your Story @ The Hackney Pirates | England | United Kingdom


The world needs YOUR voice and YOUR story more than ever. Are you ready to take the next step to becoming a published author?

1 Book Journey Mentor, 5 Experts, 10 Aspiring Authors, 3 weeks. Do you have a powerful story to share with the world?

Do you want to get published but don’t know how?

Do you have a story inside waiting to get out?

This dynamic 3 week workshop takes you through your book journey from A-Z and help you to gain clarity and structure along the way!

* Discover your unique “Why” and message

*Create a clear vision for your book

*Uncover the secrets to self-publishing and tips to becoming a Bestseller

*Learn how to get your book in the press

*Experience the power of livestreaming!

*Set powerful intentions and goals for your book.

* Mix and brainstorm with like-minded individuals with powerful stories and messages to share

* Enroll in our FREE 90 Day Accountability Package to keep you committed throughout your book journey



31st March:


Know Your Why, Know Your Audience with Book Journey Mentor and Publisher, Daniella Blechner

Do you truly know why you are writing the book you are writing?

This morning’s session will help you connect to your “why” , create a clear message and vision and pinpoint your target audience.


To Edit or Not to Edit? That is the question. with Book Coach, Editor and Literary Agent, Wendy Yorke

Do you know when to stop editing and pass it over to a professional, or are you continually editing along the way?

This session will help you gain greater clarity into how your book should be structured and will leave you feeling on on top of the world as you walk away with your chapter outlines in hand.


7th April:


How to Get Your Book in the Press led by PR Specialist

Have you ever wondered how to create a great PR plan?

This session will get you crafting your very own elevator pitch and get you interview ready for your inevitable Media appearance.


How to Use Live streaming to Elevate Your Book led by UK’s No1 Female Live streamer and Founder of #BossitLive Tribe, Janine Cummings

Did you know viewers retain 95% of a message when they watch it in a video compared to 10% when reading it in text.?

This session will get you out of your comfort zone and practicing your pitch in this fun and practical workshop leaving you pumped and ready to hit that “go live” button.



14th April


How to Release Fears around Publishing your Book led by Transformational Coach and International Bestseller, Gosia Gorna

Do you fear surrounding sharing your story?

This session will help you to identify your fears or doubts around shining your light and assist you in learning practical tools to transform your fear into brilliance.


How to Set Goals for Your Book Journey led by The L.O.V.E (Leadership, Organisation, Vision, Empowerment) Business Consultant Dean Williams

This session will inspire you to take action once the course is over. Through assessing your vision, you will be given the tools and resources to manage your time and set clear objectives and goals for your book journey so that you can walk way confident in taking the next steps to becoming a published author.

All attendees will be enrolled onto a 90 Day Accountability Course where they will continue to be supported by both Daniella and the group who will guide them along the way.

Here at Conscious Dreams Publishing, we believe that everyone has a unique journey, a story and message to share with the world. No one can ever quite live your life the way you have, no one can ever quite experience your journey the way you have and no one can ever tell your story the way you can. Your story could be the very one to connect with the very person who needs to hear your words the most.

So many potential authors fail to publish due to lack of knowledge or fear. We are passionate about empowering authors and assisting with not only the tools and resources to publish high-quality books, but we assist them in creating their own bespoke book strategy.

So many authors publish a book with no idea as to how to market or publish their book. These workshops will show you how to create a plan and strategy so that you are armed with the confidence to publish and promote post final draft!

Did you know according to The Huffington post, 84% of people want to publish a book? Out of that 84% only 5% go onto fulfill their dream. That’s 79% of stories lost, untold and unborn. 79% of voices silenced. Don’t let this be you.

This three week workshop will be hosted by Daniella Blechner, Bestselling Author of Mr. Wrong (beating Steve Harvey’s Think Like Man Act Like a Lady) Book Journey Mentor and Founder of Conscious Dreams Publishing. Daniella is also a Lift Effects Award Star Winner and was recently shortlisted for The Entrepreneur of Excellence Award by National Diversity. She is also a former English Teacher who is passionate about empowering authors with the knowledge, tools and resources needed to publish their own book and create a successful book strategy. Publishing a book is easy, creating one of significance and value is something else entirely.

Join this workshop today and let’s get your journey started!


Terms & Conditions

No refunds on tickets once booked however they are transferable.

We value our customers and so offer a 100% money back guarantee if the course does not meet the customer’s needs. (Never happened!) Once booked there is a no cancellation policy.

Changing Lanes for career & business success – For Female entrepreneurs & Career Women @ Devonshire Club
Jan 31 @ 19:00 – 21:30
Changing Lanes for career & business success - For Female entrepreneurs & Career Women @ Devonshire Club | England | United Kingdom


For Working Ladies will launch it’s first set of offline events on Wednesday 31, January 2018.

Are you as excited, as we are?

The launch event will focus on a panel discussion titled “Changing Lanes” with advice from London’s top female entrepreneurs and career women.

Are you considering a career change but you’re not sure how to go about? Do you want to be a full-time entrepreneur but you are scared you might fail?

Many ladies have been in your shoes and have succeeded, so can you. Join us at Devonshire private members club where we will be networking and discussing the following with our amazing panel:

  • How to change careers in a competitive environment
  • How to move from paid employment to full-time entrepreneurship without failing
  • How mentorship can help your career transition and your entrepreneurial journey

The Speakers

Pipa Jamieson, Founder, The Dots UK

Zeze Oriaikhi-Sao, Founder, Malee

Lola Hoad, founder, One Girl Band

Vicky Simmons, Founder, Mean Mail

This event is in partnership with Mentor MatcHER, the UK’s leading mentoring initiative that connects females with high profile mentors. On the night you’ll be given the opportunity to be matched with a mentor in your field whether you’re a female entrepreneur, career girl or just need some guidance on your life decision.

Buy your tickets today to guarantee a seat to listen to advice from London’s successful female entrepreneurs and career women.

Let’s create a successful 2018. Make things happen!



Introduction To DrivenWoman – a women’s LifeWorking group in London @ The Soho Collective
Feb 1 @ 18:45 – 21:00
Introduction To DrivenWoman - a women's LifeWorking group in London @ The Soho Collective | England | United Kingdom

Dreams don’t come true because it’s difficult to stick to our own plans.

DrivenWoman is a network for women with ideas and ambition who want to achieve their goals.

But imagine if you actually achieved what you always wanted. Launched that business, wrote that novel, made that career change, lived a bigger life – how amazing would that be?

DrivenWoman is a members’ network that helps women define their own success, become accountable to their goals and make dreams happen. We get together once a month to create positive habits and put plans into action, one small step at a time.

This is where networking meets life coaching, but this time your coaches are other women sharing their journey. The really powerful thing about going through the shared experience of ‘LifeWorking’ is that it impacts directly on your positivity and belief in your own potential. Instead of the sense of isolation you may have felt before, you will be inspired by the stories of other participants and will soon notice that the obstacles you thought were unique to you are universal to most women.

There aren’t any other forums like this where women support each other in such a safe and honest environment. It’s a community that encourages women to believe anything is possible if you are ready to put work into it!

Join our Introduction evening where you will

– Articulate what you want to achieve – what does your ‘bigger life’ look like?

– Set your long-term goal and short-term tasks, and break them down into tangible, achievable action points you can tackle

– Share and hear stories of other like-minded women. Be inspired by the stories of other participants and notice that the obstacles you thought were unique to you are universal to most women.

– Get a sense of clarity of your journey ahead, be it to start your own business, take your career to the next level or simply to become more comfortable in your own skin.

There is no commitment to join DrivenWoman afterwards. Just come along.

That’s what DrivenWoman is all about. Encouraging everyone to make things happen!



Votes for Women | Museum of London @ Museum of London
Feb 2 2018 – Jan 6 2019 all-day

This display forms part of the national commemorations marking the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time.

Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for over 50 years to achieve votes for women, the exhibition features iconic objects from the Museum’s vast Suffragette collection, including Emmeline Pankhurst’s hunger strike medal.

At the heart of the display is a powerful, newly commissioned film that highlights the personal story of lesser known Suffragettes and reflects on the contemporary relevance of the militant campaign that continues to inspire, shock and divide opinion.


TechWomen50 Awards Celebration @ CodeNode
Feb 5 @ 18:00 – 21:00
Invitation to 2017 TechWomen50 Award Celebration

Since September 2017, WeAreTechWomen has been searching the UK for the best female tech talent in the country. The TechWomen50 awards are the first of their kind to focus solely on the female tech talent pipeline and to also recognise the impact of champions, companies and networks that are leading the way for the future generations of tech talent.

In its inaugural year, the awards received over 500 nominations from across the UK and Northern Ireland. The awards were judged by a panel of 20 leading industry figures. Over 15,000 public votes of support were received for the 100 shortlisted nominees.  In October, the shortlist was judged once more to help us identify our TechWomen50 winners.

We are delighted to invite you to celebrate the achievements of these remarkable women who are not only role models for the industry, but who are our future leaders of tomorrow.    We do hope you can join us to celebrate their success and toast their achievements.

Alongside the individual TechWomen50 category, we are also pleased to announce the winners of the TechWomen50 Champions, Company of the Year and Network of the Year.

  • Champagne & canapé reception
  • Welcome from Vanessa Vallely, Managing Director, WeAreTheCity
  • Welcome from Sponsors, Worldpay
  • Opening address from Jacqueline de Rojas, President, techUK
  • Awards presentations, keynote from special guest
  • Closing speeches
  • Celebration reception and networking

This event will be facilitated by Julia Streets, Streets Consulting.

About our Speakers
Julia Streets, Founder & CEO of Streets Consulting

Julia is CEO of Streets Consulting, the UK and US business development, marketing and communications  FinTech consultancy. Prior to founding Streets Consulting in 2008, Julia was global head of communications at NYSE Technologies and European head of marketing and sales development at Instinet. In 2013, Brummell Magazine named Julia one of their 30 Inspirational Women on Boards and in 2014 one of their 30 Inspirational Women Entrepreneurs.

Last year Innovate Finance listed Julia one of their 100 Women in FinTech and SWIFT named her one of their Power Women in FinTech. Julia is proud to serve as a trustee of the charity ‘Children in Crisis’ and is a Fellow of the British American Project.

Jacqueline de Rojas, President techUK, NED Rightmove plc, Board Advisor Digital Leaders

An inspirational leader, Jacqueline is passionate about the UK, the technology industry and championing business.

Jacqueline’s techUK presidency focuses on the UK leveraging its digital opportunity and skills, and embracing diversity to help the UK’s technology industry to reach its potential. She believes that to achieve this all geographies and demographics across the UK must be included and we must strive to equip our country with the very best infrastructure and supportive business legislation possible. Above all, none of the above can be achieved unless the UK tech industry demonstrates that it is open for business to global markets.

Prior to her presidency, Jacqueline held the role of deputy president techUK and board champion for women. She has used this role to leverage resources in the technology industry to support her manifesto to increase diversity of skills and talent in the tech industry. This has gathered increasing momentum through techUK’s Women in Tech Council, which continues to bring industry together to drive for inclusion, diversity & gender equality.

Jacqueline has been employed throughout her career by global blue-chip software companies to accelerate growth by pulling amazing teams together who can operate under pressure and extend their reach through smart partnerships.

Jacqueline is also: a Non-Executive Director of Rightmove plc, the UK’s number one property website, from 30 December 2016; was previously a Non-Executive Director at Home Retail Group plc; is a board advisor at Digital Leaders; and lends her support to everywoman and the technology group of the 30% Club.

Jacqueline is recognised as a leading figure in the UK’s tech industry. In 2016 she entered the @Computerweekly Hall of Fame as the most influential woman in UK IT; she was voted Computer Weekly’s Most Influential Woman in IT 2015; and was listed on Debretts 2016 500 People of Influence – Digital.

We sincerely hope you will join us and look forward to celebrating the success of our TechWomen50 winners.


When: Monday, 05 February 2018 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

Where: CodeNode
10 South Place
United Kingdom

Please note: Dress code is cocktail

Entry to the event will not be permitted without a ticket and photo ID

Do you have questions about TechWomen50 Awards Celebration – Guest Ticket? Contact WeAreTheCity



Women in Business Network – London Networking Moorgate @ The Refinery CityPoint
Feb 6 @ 12:00 – 14:15


Moorgate Women in Business Network

Are you a busy female professional who loves to network? Would you like to connect with successful women in a busy, focused forum? Are you interested in growing your business – and helping others do the same? Then visiting WIBN could be the answer.

I run eight of the London groups, which take place in top locations around the City and West End, and I’d like to invite you to come and see for yourself how powerful it can be when WIBN women get together, at our next Moorgate WIBN meeting.

Our members aren’t latte loungers or ladies who lunch, but inspirational career women who really put the work into a working lunch. Every meeting sees us doing some serious business, making connections and providing referrals – though we make sure we have some fun along the way.

Over 120 business-minded women attend one of my groups each month, and we’d love you to join us. You can find out why they love being members here– or just come along and see for yourself.

One Profession Rule:

We run a one person per profession rule, so if you’d like to visit a WIBN meeting, or chat through which group might be the right one for you, please drop me a line or call me on 07816 781199.

A little more details about the group:

This group has a great selection of business owners and corporates, who meet in the heart of the city of London. We usually have 18 professional women in the room networking each month.



100 Years of Votes for Women: a LSE Law celebration @ LSE Law
Feb 6 @ 18:30 – 20:00