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Thursday 11 May 2023 in Edinburgh | In partnership with the FDA
Now in its 13th year, the annual Women into Leadership conferences have established themselves as the key events for all those interested in enhancing leadership opportunities for women. Taking place in Edinburgh, the Women into Leadership conference will examine how female leaders, at any grade, can enhance their skills to become the leader they aspire to be.
The conference will offer hands-on advice and coaching on how to further develop your career in times of change. You will hear from inspirational women of all grades and levels, within and outside the Civil Service, discuss together how you can manage the challenges of modern leadership and help ensure the Civil Service doesn’t lose momentum in recognising and rewarding female leaders.
The benefits of attending Women into Leadership include the opportunity to:
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Chair's Welcome and Introduction
Catherine Mcmeeken, Deputy Director, The Scottish Government
Permanent Secretary Opening Address
Leading and learning through adversity: providing confident and empowering leadership in challenging times
Melanie Dawes, Former Permanent Secretary; Chief Executive of Ofcom
Transition to breakout sessions
Breakout Session A
Introversion in Leadership: unleashing your quiet power
Carol Stewart, Foundin Director, Abounding Solutions
Breakout Session B
Preparing for your next role: are you ready for a promotion?
Richard Hillsdon, Dods Trainer
Breakout Session C
Reclaiming your Space: tools for success in a hybrid working environment.
Cath Baxter, Professional Voice and Public Speaking Consultant & former Head of Voice, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Morning Plenary Address
Authentic and courageous leadership: using challenges and triumphs to power success
Gillian Russell, Director of Health Workforce, Scottish Government
Breakout Session E
Managing difficult conversations: giving and receiving effective feedback in challenging situations
Breakout Session F
Getting through the Sift and the Interview: understanding what influences the selectors
Breakout Session G
Speaking so that others listen: key tools for impactful communication
Afternoon plenary address
Leadership starts with you: leadership as a choice, not a position
Karina Singh, Director of Function, Profession & Standards Infrastructure and Projects Authority
Leadership in action: lifting others as you climb
Chair's Closing Remarks
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