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Empowering Female Voices: Celebrating International Women’s Day with Impactful Workshops

Every year, International Women’s Day is a time to celebrate the achievements of women around the world. But it’s also a critical moment to reflect on the ongoing need for gender equality and female empowerment. While significant progress has been made, there’s still a long way to go in achieving true equity in all aspects of society, including the workplace.

Workshops can play a powerful role in empowering female voices and creating a culture and environment for women to thrive. By bringing together experts, role models, and participants, workshops can create a space for discussion, reflection, and action on issues that matter.

Our Top International Women’s Day Workshop Hosts:

The Importance of Empowering Women in the Workplace

Investing in female empowerment is not just a matter of fairness and justice; it’s also a sound business decision. Studies have consistently shown that companies with a more diverse and inclusive workforce are more innovative, productive, and financially successful.

Strategies for Female Empowerment in Technology and Media

Technology and media are two sectors that are often seen as male-dominated, yet they hold immense potential for female empowerment. By creating inclusive workplaces and fostering a culture of mentorship and support, these industries can unlock the full potential of women and drive innovation forward.

Bridging the Gender Empowerment Gap

To bridge the gender empowerment gap, it’s crucial to identify and address the specific challenges that women face in various sectors. This includes addressing unconscious bias, promoting flexible work arrangements, and providing opportunities for mentorship and leadership development.

The Role of Workshops in Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day Workshops provide a safe and supportive environment where women can come together to reflect on their experiences, share their challenges, and learn from each other. This sense of community and belonging can be incredibly empowering, allowing women to feel heard, valued, and motivated to pursue their goals.

Expert workshop hosts play a crucial role in guiding participants through the process of self-discovery and personal growth. They can share their insights, expertise, and personal experiences to help women overcome challenges such as confidence issues, self-doubt, and the fear of speaking up.

While women are undoubtedly capable and talented individuals, they often face significant barriers in achieving professional success. Workshops can address these challenges head-on by providing strategies for building confidence, asserting oneself, and overcoming self-sabotage. By equipping women with the tools and mindset they need to succeed, workshops can help bridge the gender gap in the workplace and beyond.

Popular Workshop Hosts

Deborah Frances-White

Deborah Frances-WhiteDeborah Frances-White regularly delivers seminars and hosts high-profile events such as Stylist Magazine’s Remarkable Women Awards and LinkedIn’s Global Conference TalentConnect. Able to speak across a broad array of topics, she also contributes regularly to panel discussions. You may know her as the creator and host of The Guilty Feminist podcast which has over 100 million downloads, becoming something of a cultural phenomenon.

Africa Brooke

Africa Brooke inspirational speakerAfrica Brooke is a globally recognised speaker, consultant, mentor, and writer who specialises in helping people in and out of the public eye move through self-censorship, and other forms of self-sabotage. Women are often prone to self-sabotage, and Africa breaks down exactly what this means and how to stop it.

Nicky Pattinson

Nicky Pattinson inspirational speakerNicky Pattinson is an unusual, much loved and respected Yorkshire one of a kind conference and keynote speaker. She is also a much revered workshop host, who is able to work a room unlike no other. Hilarious and timely, her insights into business communication charisma, presence and confidence for female professionals are nothing less than genius and keep her at the top of any audience favourites list.

Michelle Moore

Michelle Moore inspirational speakerMichelle Moore is an award-winning leadership coach, author, speaker and educator who has been voted as one of the UK’s 50 Most ‘Influential Women in Sport’. Michelle Moore has had a twenty-year career in senior leadership roles across sport, government, and education. Her pioneering work and coaching and leadership programmes are hugely successful. She has transformed the lives of professionals, young people, athletes, and the culture of many organisations. She is also a leadership tutor for The Guardian Masterclasses.

Gillian Joseph

Gillian Joseph journalist speakerGillian Joseph is one of the UK’s leading news anchors, having joined Sky News in 2005. Gillian is hugely passionate about women’s issues, and using lessons learned from her incredible career, Gillian shares her insights and tips on how to build confidence, maximise visibility, and convey enthusiasm in public speaking.

Lorraine Heggessey

Lorraine Heggessey inspirational speakerLorraine Heggessey is the former and first ever female BBC One controller. One of Lorrain’s most popular speech topics is ‘Women thriving in business.’

Lorraine believes that all too often women hold themselves back, not going for promotion because they don’t tick every single box, whilst they see people who are no better than they are plunging in.

Having risen to the very top, Lorraine looks at how identifying your potential, letting people know what you bring to the table, and asking for what you want are fundamental to building a successful career. In this highly motivational, and confidence-boosting session, Lorraine advocates that it’s time to accentuate the positive and recognise that it’s an asset for a company to have women in leadership roles.

Bridgid Nzekwu

Bridgid Nzekwu media trainer and inspirational speakerBridgid Nzekwu is the Director of Media Training at PA Media Group, coaching high-profile spokespeople in public speaking, media interview skills and crisis communication.  She was named Outstanding Woman in Professional Services at the 2018 Precious Awards. Bridgid’s topics of relevance include; Overcoming Adversity, Mindset and Health and Wellness, among many more.

Sonia Beldom

sonia beldom inspirational speakerSonia Beldom is a communications coach working with people, particularly women, to improve their confidence in speaking, presenting and pitching. She designs workshops in public speaking, personal development, customer service and creative brand development. She also works with clients on improving confidence, controlling anxiety and re-aligning the negative patterns of thought and behaviour that can limit personal growth and performance.

Sue Llewellyn

sue llewewelly communication speakerFormer BBC journalist Sue Llewellyn has a wealth of experience in helping women build their confidence and achieve their goals. She is also passionate about empowering women to break through glass ceilings, and realise their own potential.

In her workshops, Sue helps women to identify their strengths and weaknesses, develop a personal brand, learn how to communicate effectively and set goals and achieve them.

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The Speakers Agency is proud to offer a range of inspirational female speakers and workshop hosts who can bring their expertise and passion to your International Women’s Day event. Our speakers have a proven ability to engage, inform, and inspire audiences, leaving a lasting impact on the participants.

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, The Speakers Agency has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing women in the workplace. We are committed to working with our clients to create impactful workshops that empower female voices and foster a more equitable future.

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