Get practical strategies and fresh ideas on how to get promoted as a working parent
Wednesday, January 26th 9.30am - 11.00am, Virtual Panel Discussion
Join us for an insightful panel discussion featuring ambitious parents in senior roles from a range of sectors, all whom secured promotion whilst bringing up their young families. Expect practical tips and honest reflections on how to progress your career whilst juggling a young family, ensuring you can move your career forward without leaving your family behind.
- when is the right time to go for a promotion
- how to be seen as 'promotion material' without working long hours
- how to get promoted when you work part time or aren't in the office
- how to ensure your hard work doesn't go unnoticed
- how to convince your employer to allow you to work flexibly in a new more senior role
About Your Host and Speakers
Verena Hefti FRSA, CEO & Founder, Leaders Plus
Verena Hefti is the multi award winning CEO of our social enterprise Leaders Plus and host of the five start rated Big Careers Small Children podcast. She has supported hundreds of ambitious parent who have successfully returned to senior careers after maternity leave/shared parental leave and adoption leave and enjoys bringing like minded people together who aren't afraid to challenge thinking. Verena also runs the award winning Leaders Plus Fellowship Programme which supports ambitious working parents who wish to accelerate their careers.
Zarlashta Behzadi, Content Strategy Manager at Citizens Advice and Leaders Plus Fellow 2021
Lucy Duszczak – Senior Online Sales and Digital Manager, Youth Hostels Association and Leaders Plus Fellow 2020
Melissa Hillier – Chief Executive Officer at We Hear You (WHY) and Leaders Plus Fellow 2021
Louise Elizabeth Walton, Director, Internal Communications, Global Finance and Specialist Functions at HSBC and Leaders Plus Fellow 2018