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UK WEN Event: Supporting the next generation of leading women in economics

5 June 2024

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Date: 5 June 2024
Time: 12:45 – 16:30
Venue: HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road, Westminster, London W1A 2HQ

To register and secure your place, click here.

Note, this is an in-person event only.

Event programme

12:45 – 13:00    Arrival and registration

 

13:00 – 13:15    Welcome and opening remarks

  • Sam Beckett – Second Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury, and Head of GES
  • Imran Rasul – Professor of Economics, University College London and RES President Elect

 

13:15 – 14:00    Keynote speech – “Markets vs planning – reflections from a career as a government economist”

  • Donna Leong – Director of Analysis and Chief Economist, Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

 

14:00 – 14:30    Networking coffee break

 

14:30 – 15:15    Personal development session: Speaking up with confidence

  • Angela Blacklaw – Managing Director, Leitmotif Learning

 

15:15 – 16:15    Panel discussion: Career reflections from senior women economists

  • Sravya Rao – Deputy Director, Department for Business and Trade
  • Brit Grosskopf – Professor of Economics, University of Exeter Business School
  • Charlotte Duke – Partner, London Economics
    • Chair: Alison Kilburn, Director of Analysis, Department for Science, Innovation and Technology

 

16:15 – 16:30    Closing remarks

  • Tera Allas, CBE – Director of Research and Economics, McKinsey UK & Ireland; and Ambassador for UK WEN
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