National Diversity Council Celebrates Gender Diversity at 2nd Annual London Women in Leadership Symposium

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National Diversity Council Celebrates Gender Diversity at 2nd Annual London Women in Leadership Symposium

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 1:30pm

CONTENT: Press Release

LONDON, November 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity council is excited to host the 2nd Annual London Women in Leadership Symposium at King’s College on December 1, 2016.  This symposium is designed to educate and create dialogue that contributes to the improvement of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Secure Your Place at the Table.”

 “We are excited to host the Women in Leadership Symposium in London for the second time,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chairman of the National Diversity Council. “This event offers a great platform for successful women to share their experiences and knowledge in an effort to improve gender equality in the workplace.”

This half-day event will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration, breakfast and networking. The symposium will consist of a moderated panel discussion that will delve into a variety of topics such as “Developing Political Savvy,” “Positioning Yourself for the Next Big Opportunity,” and “The Courage to Lead.” Panelists include top business professionals, entrepreneurs, scholars, and students. The National Diversity Council is also proud to welcome Baroness Catherine Ashton of Upholland, Former High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security, as this year’s guest of honor.

Registration is ongoing and can be completed at Individual registration is £99. For more information, please contact Valeria St. Laurent at

Guest of Honor

Baroness Catherine Ashton of Upholland
Former High Rep. of the Union, Foreign Affairs & Security Policy
First Vice President of the European Commission
Leader of the House of Lords



Speakers & Panelists

Sabrina Clarke (Emcee)
Managing Principal
Build Global

Natalie Costello
Vice president, Chartering & Commercial Operations

Laura Holleman
Managing Director & general Counsel, Investment Banking
Goldman Sachs, International

Pamela Hutchinson
Head of Diversity & Inclusion, EMEA
Bloomberg LP

Janine McDowell
Chief Executive Officer, Sodexo Justice Services


About the National Diversity Council
A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

More information about the National Diversity Council is available at

Media Contact:
Dennis Kennedy
Founder & Chair
National Diversity Council