Programme of Events

7th September 2021 – Webinar - Men as Allies

Time: 14.00 – 15.00 BST

Speaker: Vikki Leach, D&I Director Zalando

We are delighted to be hosting Vikki Leach, Diversity & Inclusion Director at Zalando for discussion on how men can act as allies in the workplace.

Open to all.

8th September 2021 – Global Female Leader Programme (GFLP) – C-Suite Virtual Roundtable

Time: 14.00 – 15.30 BST

Speaker: Karin Sheppard, SVP & Managing Director (Europe) IHG

Programme participants will hear insights into Karin's career journey and have the unique opportunity to put forward their questions.

GFLP participants only

14th September 2021 – Webinar - Social Mobility

Time: 14.00 – 15.00 BST

Speakers: Justine Greening, Founder of Social Mobility Pledge and former Minister for Women & Donna Catley, Chief People Officer Compass Group (UK&I)

Join the discussion on social mobility with our speakers, Rt Hon. Justine Greening, Founder of Social Mobility Pledge and former Minister for Women, and Donna Catley, Chief People Officer Compass Group (UK&I).

16th September 2021 – Jodi Goldman Webinar: She Steps Up Session 1 'Happy Success'

Time: 11.30-12.30 BST

There's a secret to success and happiness that a lot of people don't's why we struggle with work-life balance, why we feel burnt out, why we feel guilty when we aren't 'being productive' and why it can sometimes feel like success comes at a price.

In this masterclass with Jodi Goldman you will learn:

1. The secret to success AND happiness and how we've been making things harder than they need to be.

2. How to be resilient and positive and not let external sources steal your mojo.

3. And the TRUTH about work-life balance and how to finally achieve it.

Open to all

21st September 2021 – Global Female Leader Programme – C-Suite Virtual Roundtable

Time: 14.00 – 15.30 BST

Speaker: Carolyn Prowse, CCO Volaris

GFLP participants only

21st October 2021 – Jodi Goldman Webinar: She Steps Up Session 2 'How to look good and feel good'

Time: 11.30-12.30 BST

A lot of us feel a bit meh about our wardrobes. Wearing only 20% of our clothes more than 80% of the time - the same old outfits.

Every woman should know what clothes actually suit her, should know how to put together outfits with ease, and should feel confident every time she looks in the mirror.

In this masterclass with Personal Impact coach, Jodi Goldman, you will learn:

1. The secret (backed by science) as to what makes us look great.

2. Hacks to getting out of the clothing groundhog day and feeling more confident.

3. The 321 formula to put together outfits in the easiest way possible!

Open to all

18th November 2021 – Jodi Goldman Webinar: She Steps Up Session 3 'How to be a changemaker'

Time: 11.30-12.30 BST

Assertiveness is one of the most important skills needed for success in all areas. You need to be able to assertively communicate your needs, thoughts and ideas in order to initiate change of any kind. But, for a lot of women, they find the line between avoiding conflict, wanting to be nice and being overly aggressive hard to manage.

In this masterclass you will learn:

1. What it truly means to be assertive.

2. How to communicate in an assertive manner.

3. How to assertively influence change.

Open to all

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WiHTL Webinar Recordings

Webinar Recording - Virtual Roundtable - Global HR Leaders in HTL

On 2nd December, Tea Colaianni, Founder and Chair WiHTL chaired a panel discussion with Global HR Leaders in HTL from Australia, Greater China, Continental Europe and the UK and explored the people challenges facing HTL businesses in different geographies at this time of great uncertainty.

Guest speakers included -

  • Len Jillard, CPO International Markets, McDonald’s Restaurants

  • Ying Ying Koh , VP HR Greater China, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

  • Rosie McArdle, Executive Director, Compass Group Australia

  • Michael Custers, CMO, SD Worx

Webinar Recording: CV Workshop

WiHTL and City CV, the international award-winning career consultancy, partnered to present a FREE one-hour online live training session, to help you to create a strong and authentic CV which will get you noticed for the right reasons. Expertise and insider knowledge gathered from years of CV writing and recruiting were shared by Victoria McLean, Founder and CEO of City CV. Victoria is a former Recruitment Manager for Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs, and former head-hunter.

Webinar Recording: The Impact of Menopause at Work - An Insight into HTL - White Paper Launch

WiHTL launched a new white paper in partnership with Lauren Chiren, Women of a Certain Stage, on the impact of the menopause in the workplace in the hospitality, travel and leisure industry. The webinar contains insights from our unique research along with recommended key actions for employers and a call for employers to provide support in order to create a gender-inclusive environment that benefits all.

Listen to the Podcast - 'The Voice of Leaders With Paul Pomroy'

Leaders have a powerful voice when it comes to creating a culture where diversity of thought is valued and people feel included and they belong.

Join Tea Colaianni, Founder and Chair of WiHTL, as she interviews Paul Pomroy, CEO, McDonald's UK & ROI about his leadership journey, career lessons learnt along the way, being an advocate for inclusivity and belonging, their views on why diversity matters to all stakeholders.

If you want to be inspired by ‘real’ models, this podcast is for you. You can listen now listen to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and Google Podcasts -

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