Women in Business Conference 6 March 2009

Beyond Ideas: Making Global Impact


How will the global economic crisis affect women in the workforce? How will the downturn affect the decisions women make about their careers? How can female entrepreneurs thrive in the recession?

The ninth annual London Business School Women in Business Conference, Beyond Ideas: Making Global Impact, will address women's evolving roles in today's fast changing business world. The conference will highlight the impact women are making in local and global marketplaces and how they are making it.

The London Business School Women in Business Conference is widely recognised as a leading women's conference in Europe. Join professionals, academics and students for a full day of events planned with distinguished speakers, panels and networking to promote impact beyond the day's events.

Keynote speeches will be given by: Candace Johnson, telecommunications expert and entrepreneur, Judy Gibbons, Venture Partner, Accel Partners and Merlyn Lowther, Non-executive Director, Schroders plc.

The day will have three panels: Global Economy- A Women's Perspective; Charting Your Course - Career Navigation and Energising Entrepreneurship- Women's Ingenuity. Panellists include female leaders from organisations including: Banco Santander, Shell, PwC and Goldman Sachs.