Events

A list of our previous and upcoming events

Money Talks: Pt. 3 Crowdfunding 101 to kickstart your business

  

The Curtain London (map)

“Money Talks” is a three-part series including interviews, workshops and panels.

In part three, we’ll be looking at Crowdfunding

If you’re a female entrepreneur, crowdfunding can be one of the best ways to raise the finance you need to grow your business. In 2016, one-third of all deals into female-founded companies came from crowdfunding. Research shows that women are more successful at crowdfunding than men, 17%of male-led campaigns reach their finance target, compared with 22% of female-led campaigns.

This event is set up as part workshop, part panel talk with four extraordinary female entrepreneurs.

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Money Talks: Pt. 2 Investing 101 Workshop

  

The Curtain London (map)

“Money Talks” is a three-part series including interviews, workshops and panels.

In part two, in partnership with WealthSimple, we’ll be delivering a workshop on investing.

Everybody has some reason for not investing in their financial future. It’s complicated. It’s a boys’ club. You have to be rich to get started. Many of those reasons are valid because up until this point, many of them have been true.

Welcome to the world of new investing. A mix of new players, from so-called robo advisers to DIY platforms, have made it easier than ever to start planning your financial future. Join Michelle Keller-Hobson, Head of Customer Success at Wealthsimple, to hear about the 5 simple rules of smart investing and what to consider before putting money in the market.

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Money Talks: Pt.1 Personal Finance

  

The Curtain London (map)

“Money Talks” is a three-part series including interviews, workshops and panels.

In this first series, we’ll be having an honest discussion about “our relationship with money and how to manage the money in our lives more effectively”. The event will kick off with an interview with Alex Holder, journalist and author of Open Up, an outspoken, warm and timely book that destigmatises the way we talk, think and feel about money.

Following the interview, there will be a panel discussion including: Ashley Agwuncha of Money Medics, Michelle Sims of FinimizeNatacha Blackman of Budget GirlIna Browning of Wealth Simple. They will be demystifying the world of personal finance, offering practical and relatable advice to help you take control of your money and provide solutions to those questions you’ve been avoiding. We’ll discuss savings, debt management and credit scores. Come along to a no judgement zone to take part in a conversation that will help you achieve a healthy relationship with money.

The Art Of Launching ..

  

Work.Life Clerkenwell (map)

These days starting a business (or a side hustle) is like owning a little black dress, everyone seems to want one! The hardest part of creating a business is starting, what are the first steps you need to take? A question we sometimes ponder on for so long that we eventually take no action. Or maybe you’re new to the entrepreneurial journey and need more confidence and practical advice on how to build a brand.

Join us for a conversation with Lana Elie (Founder of Floom Offical  ), Florence Adepoju (Founder of MDMflow), Christine Sotiriou (co-founder of SILKE London), Maria Sotiriou (Co-founder of SILKE London) as we discuss and give practical advice on how to successfully take your idea and make it into a profitable business or brand. They will share their tried and tested advice, from launching with no product to using social media to build a strong engaged community.

 

Bumble Bizz x For Working Ladies presents : The art of negotiating

  

Campfire (map)

We’re back again with  “Back 2 Bizness” a four-part workshop series brought to you by For Working Ladies x BumbleBizz.
In part three of the workshop series, the focus will be on negotiation. This workshop will be lead by Abadesi Osunade, founder of Hustle CrewNonTechTech. Head of Maker Outreach at Product Hunt and Co-Host Techish podcast . In 2016 she published her careers advice book, Dream Big Hustle Hard: A Millennial Woman’s Guide to Success in Tech. In this book, she touches on negotiating and will be bringing her lessons live at the workshop.

This event is free courtesy of Bumble, all you need to do is get your ticket here and show us your Bumble app on arrival.

Bumble Bizz x For Working Ladies presents : Public Speaking

  

Henrietta Hotel (map)

We’re back again with the “Back 2 Bizzness” series, a four-part workshop series brought to you by For Working Ladies x BumbleBizz.
If you are interested in speaking at conferences and/or general events, have an upcoming presentation at work or simply want to learn more about improving your public speaking skills then this workshop on ‘How to become a better female public speaker’ is definitely for you! Public speaking doesn’t have to be scary and it doesn’t have to be a “performance”, it can be something that you enjoy and feel comfortable with.

This two-hour workshop will be led by Ayo Awotona an international public speaker.

This event is free courtesy of Bumble, all you need to do is get your ticket here and show us your Bumble app on arrival.

Bumble Bizz x For Working Ladies presents : Personal Branding & Self Promotion Workshop

  

Cocoon Networks (map)

We’ve partnered with Bumble Bizz, the leading female-first social networking app to bring you a four-part workshop series + networking night to level you up in your careers, side hustles and businesses.

The first workshop “Personal Branding & Self promotion” is taking place at Blooming Founders and will be led by Sarah Akwisombe, founder of No Bull School which provides online business courses for women who are looking to start or grow a kick-ass creative business, blog or brand. Sarah will be teaching you how to build a killer personal brand and how to get comfortable with putting yourself out there!

This event is free courtesy of Bumble, RSVP and reserve your spot! Once done, download Bumble and use your Bumble Bizz profile as your ticket!

BUILDING + THRIVING

  

Blooms London (map)

In celebration of International Women’s Day, join us at the stunning Blooms London for a panel discussion and refreshments with some of London’s smart career and business women.

How to get out the rut of just barely surviving in your career or business?

How do you build a solid career or business despite the challenges and changes we face as females?

CHANGING LANES

  

Devonshire Club (map)

For Working Ladies will launch it’s first set of offline events on Wednesday 31, January 2018. Join us at stunning Devonshire Private club for a panel discussion and cocktails with some of London’s most successful dynamic women.

Are you considering a career change but you’re not sure how to go about?

Do you want to be a full-time entrepreneur but you are scared you might fail?

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