Women in Water - "Making Waves" Workshop & Brunch

Date: 24th September 2018

Location: Central Leeds

Time: 10:30-13:00

This event will explore ideas for networking opportunities aimed at promoting the professional growth and success of women working specifically in water and the environment.
We will discuss organisational values, leadership, diversity and inclusion and how these affect women working within the water and environment sectors.

Emma Howard-Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency
Emma Howard Boyd is Chair of the Environment Agency and joined the board in July 2009. She has chaired the Audit & Risk Assurance Committee and sat on the Pensions and Flood & Coastal Risk Management Committees. Emma currently serves on various boards and committees including the Future Cities Catapult (Vice Chair), ShareAction (Chair), Menhaden Capital PLC (Board member) and the Executive Board of The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project.

Jo Harrison, Asset Management Director at United Utilities
Jo is the Director of Asset Management at United Utilities. She has over 20 years of experience of working in the water industry and has worked for UU since joining the company in 1998. She is a chartered member of the Institute of Water and Environmental Managers (CIWEM) and a Chartered Environmentalist. She is also a member of the UKWIR Board, a member of the North West Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) and a Trustee of the Community Forest Trust.”

The Sky Lounge at the DoubleTree by Hilton is situated on Leeds waterfront and offers stunning views of the city. Conveniently located just a few minutes' walk from Leeds City Station.

Join us to enjoy a scrumptious brunch and meet with like-minded colleagues to discuss opportunities and ideas on what can be done to help progress women working in water and the environment.


The cost of this event, including brunch, is:-

WIF Partners & Full Members £35 + VAT
WIF Associate Members £50 + VAT
Non-Members £75 + VAT

Registration deadline 07 September 2018.

If you are unsure of your organisation's membership status, please check on our website here.

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