Event: Women in Sustainability Professional Network

Women in Sustainability is on a mission to enable women to flourish in careers that are building a sustainable world. They’re here to provide inspiration, learning and community so vital for change-makers. The purpose is to connect, energise and help you grow, personally and professionally, keeping you ‘sustained’ and ‘able’.

Details of the latest Women in Sustainability event can be found below:

Reclaim & redesign your sustainable career

Tuesday 5 June
5:30pm – 8pm

Blake Morgan LLP
Seacourt Tower
West Way

Do you fit round the job? Or do you make the job fit round you?

How do we make our careers evolve over time to suit our lives?

Join us to explore the challenges and opportunities for more flexible working in your career in sustainability and how to make it work for you. There will be three short presentations to stimulate discussion as well as a chance to share your stories and learn from the wisdom in the room.

Purchase your ticket here.

Confirmed contributors:

Alex Hetherington, Senior Consultant at 3Keel LLP. As a Chartered Engineer, Alex started her career in the process industries (plastics, chemicals and shampoo), before taking a career break during which she re-focussed on environmental management and sustainability. Over the past 20 years, she has mixed distance-learning, research, lecturing and consulting activities with family life, and after working solo for the last 10 years, has recently joined the 3Keel team in Oxford.

Helen Wright, Founder, 9-2-3 Jobs recruitment agency Helen is typical of the candidates represented by 9-2-3. She has a History Degree from the University of Durham, she speaks Mandarin, she has a post-graduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism (covering aspects of law and public administration), she spent a decade working as a Journalist for the BBC and ITV, and 18 months running her own media training company. www.923jobs.com

Jenny Ekelund. Director of Oak Grove Associates. Jenny is the lead for sustainability engagement and partnerships. Her journey has taken her through the charity sector, including latterly as Head of Engagement for Oxford charity, Earthwatch.She later held the post of Head of Environmental Sustainability at the University of Oxford. She is an Associate of The Partnering Initiative, and has supported the Zambia Business in Development Facility, an international network of hubs to scale up cross-sector partnerships in support of the post-2015 sustainable development goals. In 2016 she led projects with the UN hosted Cities Alliance and the World Health Organisation.

Who’s it for?

Women working in sustainability at all levels and sectors.

  • You’ve been working in sustainability for a while but are looking for a change
  • You’re new to sustainability and want to get prepared for the road ahead.
  • You’re established in your career and wondering how you can progress or change what you do.
  • You’ve had a varied career and have wisdom to share.

What will you get from attending?

You’ll come away with inspiration, energy, new insights about your own situation as well as strategies and tactics for designing your own change.

You will have the opportunity to meet and network with other like-minded women working in sustainability.

All queries contact organiser Thalia Carr thalia@thaliacarr.co.uk


Hosts: @BlakeMorganLLP