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Knowledge Sharing Events

WISE Knowledge Sharing Events exclusively for WISE members

WISE Knowledge Sharing EventsWISE Knowledge Sharing Events are hosted by WISE corporate members around the UK to share good practice and network with peers. A great opportunity to pick up ideas from other organisations working to get more girls and women in STEM, from classroom to boardroom.

Times of day vary but they typically run for 2-3 hours with presentations followed by Q&A and discussion. A representative from the WISE team will be on hand at each event to give an update on the campaign, answer questions and discuss ideas for future events and initiatives.

These events are free to all WISE members. Corporate members can send different people along so do spread the word to people based in different parts of the UK who may wish to attend events close to them. From 2016 we will make a small charge for non-members.

"The event was insightful, enjoyable and thought provoking with an excellent chair and panel and a high level of audience engagement. I am looking forward to the next event!" S.Barrow, BuroHappold Engineering

See programme below. Please contact b.dischinger@wisecampaign.org.uk with offers to host and/or provide speakers for future WISE Knowledge Sharing Events.

Read about previous events

Knowledge Sharing Event Programme 2017

31 January - Reducing Bias in the Recruitment Process - Webinar , By highlighting how unconscious bias and gendered communications can have an impact on your recruitment outcomes we will help you identify ways you can ensure that you are getting access to the best talent in the market.

28 February - Flexible Working , Making Flexible Working a Reality for All is one of the Ten Steps. From our recent Measuring Progress Event we know that many companies are making great progress in this area, but we want to spread the word and share some great insight and ideas so that progress is even more emphatic. With this in mind, join WISE at our Flexible Working Knowledge Sharing Event to discuss the many concepts and practices that Flexible Working encompasses. Hosted by WISE Members BAE Systems.

Knowledge Sharing Events in 2016

23 June WISE Knowledge Sharing Event - WISE Knowledge Sharing Event: Female PPE - Does one Size Fit All?

To mark National Women in Engineering Day WISE has organised a Knowledge Sharing Event to address a critical issue for women in the industry, in partnership with WES, IMechE, Prospect & the TUC.

Hosted by WISE Member IMechE

6 July WISE Knowledge Sharing Event - Data Driven – Measuring Impact

Understanding your Starting point is one of the fundamental Ten Steps for retaining and developing female talent but how can we convert the basic activity of diversity data collection into a powerful launch pad for improving business performance and creating a diverse workplace?

Hosted by WISE Corporate Member AIMIA

August - Break for summer

19 OctoberGoing for Gold! Practical ideas to support your Athena Swan submission - Webinar, the first of our webinars specifically designed to support our educational members.

November - Break for WISE Awards & Conference

1 December - WISE Big Tour *Sold Out* limited availability exclusive tour of the biggest infrastructure project in Europe, Crossrail. A chance to see behind the scenes ( and below the ground) at one of the UKs biggest ever construction projects- the Farringdon Cross Rail Hub. Hosted by WISE members Bechtel, BAMNutall and Kier you can couple a tour of the site with some quality time to network with other women in STEM

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