Empowered women empower women.
The Empower Conference is the Leeds Women in Leadership Society's annual conference that celebrates International Women's Day. Through this event, we bring leaders together, not limited to business, ﬁnance, law and public services with talks, panels and insight presentations.
The conference has been a vision of the committee since the inception of the society. The conference will aim to bring together students and speakers from all backgrounds to discuss the importance of diversity in the workplace and to motivate everyone to take on leadership roles.
It wants to break down the invisible barriers that prevent equitable workplace distributions and show that anyone can be a leader.
We are focusing on ESG for this year's theme due to the rising demand and spotlight of the importance of green investing, diversity & inclusion and climate change leading up to the COP26 this year.
In addition, we have seen an uptick of interest for insights and awareness of climate change and sustainability this past year.
With COVID-19, there has been an acceleration of digital transformation that has produced and sparked innovation across industries and sectors.
The seismic shift towards the digital world also comes with risks. For instance, cyberattacks and data breaches. These topics will be an interesting feature to be talked about for our members.