UK WEN Event: Inspiration and tools for success

27 June 2023


Date: 27 June 
Time: 8:30-13:00
Venue: The Great Hall, 60 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0JP  

The event included:

  • A keynote speech from Swati Dhingra (member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England)
  • A personal development session on ‘Building confidence and having impact’ by Executive coach Beatrice Hollyer
  • A panel discussion ‘Voice of experience’ from senior female economists including Janet Henry (Global Chief Economist at HSBC Bank Plc), Vicky Pryce (Chief Economic Adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research), Urvashi Parashar (Chief Impact Officer & Chief Economist, UK Infrastructure Bank) and Jo Blanden (Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey, Mentoring Programme Lead of the RES Women’s Committee and RES Council Member)


The full event programme can be found here.

Resources from event

You can view the full recording of the event here.

  • Welcome and opening remarks 00:00 – 00:13
  • Swati Dhingra keynote speech 00:13 – 1:00
  • Building confidence and having impact (Beatrice Hollyer) 1:00 – 1:48
  • Panel discussion 1:48 – 2:39
  • Closing remarks (Tera Allas) 2:39 – 2:43

Photographs from the event

Women's Committee

Event kindly hosted by:


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