UK WEN event: Inspiration and tools for success

On 27 June, the UK Women in Economics Network (UK WEN) held the event, Inspiration and tools for success, kindly hosted by J.P. Morgan Asset Management at 60 Victoria Embankment, London.  

To view the recording and photographs from the event, please click here.



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


Event programme:


8:30-9:00Registration (breakfast available)

  • Karen Ward, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management 

Opening remarks

  • Patrick Thomson, CEO EMEA, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
  • Almudena Sevilla, Professor of Economic and Social Policy, LSE and Chair of UK WEN
9:15-10:00Keynote speech: “The UK Economic Outlook”

  • Dr. Swati Dhingra, member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England
10:00-10:15Coffee break
10:15-11:00Personal development session: “Building confidence and having impact”

  • Beatrice Hollyer, Executive Coach
11:00-11:45Panel discussion by senior female economists, chaired by Karen Ward, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

“Voice of experience” 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 at UK Infrastructure Bank
  • Jo Blanden, Professor of Economics at the University of Surrey, Mentoring Programme Lead of the RES Women’s Committee and RES Council Member
11:45-12:00Closing remarks and next steps

  • Tera Allas CBE, Director of Research and Economics, McKinsey UK and Ireland , and UK WEN Ambassador
12:00-13:00Networking lunch

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If you have any questions, please contact Victoria Parkinson (Programmes Officer, Diversity) at programmesofficer@res.org.uk.