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Inspiring Women Student Series

Inspiring Women Student Series

Inspiring Women Student Series

A series of occasional one-hour lunchtime talks by female speakers. The initiative was established in order to encourage and inspire students and to showcase diverse female career journeys. Talks are timetabled on Wednesday afternoons 1-2pm and afterwards there is a chance to network with the speaker and with like-minded students to share experiences over refreshments. All students welcome.

Past speakers

We aim to showcase a diverse array speakers from different sectors including external, internal and Warwick alumni

Read more about our past events and speakers


Marina Antoniou

Marina Antoniou is the EMEA Head of Audit for Rates trading as well as the France Head of Audit for Citigroup. Marina also takes part at the governanc…

Winnie Mak

Winnie Mak is the founder of ‘One Dear World’, an educational toy company with a vision of nurturing future global citizens. Originally from Hong Kong…

Dr Khursheed Wadia

Dr Wadia is a member of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender, at Warwick. She has published extensively on gender, ethnicity and politics and …

Emma Kennedy

Oxford-educated Emma Kennedy is a multi award-winning authoress of ten books including two best-sellers, screen-writer and occasional actress. Her scr…

Next event

Gugu Khazi

Gugu Khazi

Wednesday 13th November 2019
Ground floor Zeeman Building Atrium

Author, Career Coach, International Speaker & Consultant.

20 years Senior Leadership experience in HR with Kimberley-Clark and The Coca-Cola company.

Potential dates for diaries

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 or Wednesday 30th October 2019

Wednesday 29th January 2020 or
Wednesday 5th February 2020

Wednesday 26th February 2020 or Wednesday 4th March 2020

Useful links

Sprint Programme

4 day immersive Female Personal Development Programme designed to accelerate potential. Separate UG and PG programmes available.

Gender Initiatives at Warwick

To champion advancement of gender equality at all levels in the University including student and staff.

A-Z of useful resources

Feedback from students attending inspiring women talks

'I walked into the room today feeling negative about various things in my personal life and left having forgotten all of it and feeling positive. This talk was so lovely and genuinely inspiring in an accessible way'

'Truly inspiring session. Your words ‘never give up’ will stay with me'

'Lovely atmosphere. I feel very inspired!'