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Dr. Susie Minson, Leaders Plus Fellow

"The Fellowship has been life transforming. At Leaders Plus it suddenly felt okay to be both a present and engaged parent and massively ambitious at work."

Dr Susie Minson Mum of three, Consultant Pediatrician, return to work in 2019

What is Leaders Plus?

We work with individuals during maternity leave, shared parental leave and beyond to progress in their careers whilst enjoying their young families.

Too often parents feel they have to choose between being a good parent and a fulfilling leadership career. We exist to change this.

Our award-winning Fellowship Programme supports Leaders with Babies and young children. Our Fellows have come from employers such as the BBC, NHS, HSBC, Action Tutoring and the Salvation Army. We welcome applications from fathers and mothers.


Together with ourĀ partners and our Fellows, we are building a positive movement for change so that new parents can thrive in leadership roles, therefore addressing a root cause of the gender pay gap.

We have been selected by TheĀ Observer and Nesta as one of 50 New Radical organisations and our Founder has won the WeAreTheCity Rising Stars award for her work in setting up Leaders Plus.

We are accredited by Social Enterprise UK and have been supported by the RSA (Royal Society for the Arts and Commerce).


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Gender Equality Facts

The number of FTSE 100 companies that are currently led by women executives.
Percentage of people who believe women are less committed at work once they have a child.
A man's flexible working request is twice as likely to be rejected compared to a woman's.
Between age 30 and 40, the gender paygap increases by 11.3% from 5.7% to 17% (fulltime employment).
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