Women in Leadership Networking Event

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Women in Leadership Networking Event

Friday 23 November 2018
University of Exeter Environmental and Sustainability Institute, Penryn Campus, University of Exeter, Penryn TR10 9FE
5:30pm - 8pm

Please join us on the 23rd of this month in the ESI building at 5pm. You will be greeted by welcome drinks and canapés while you network with our speakers and other attendees both students and professionals. 

It is a brilliant opportunity for you to improve your networking skills and extend your professional network which will help you build up possible placements or work experience opportunities both in and out of Cornwall/Devon. 


Our line up this year has a range of inspirational, well accomplished and intriguing women. 

Katy Toms is an accomplished Civil Engineer and Chair of Institution of Civil Engineers Plymouth, and Senior Vice Chair of ICE South West Regional Committee. This year she moved to WSP as Senior Engineer. Finding her self nominated for all her work for Top 50 Women Engineers 2017. She is also the National Venus Awards Winner of Woman in Property & Construction. 

Sarah Newton began her career as a marketing officer for businesses including IBIS, Citibank and American Express. During her six years working for American Express, Newton was responsible for strategic planning, marketing and promotion of the card in the United Kingdom. In the early 1990s, Newton served as the director of Age Concern England. During this period, she worked towards the improvement and development of Age Positive and The Employers Forum on Age. After leaving this post, Newton served as a founder and the initial director of The International Longevity Centre, and remains connected with the centre as a trustee.

Aimée Pitman is a Senior strategic advisor and freelance consultant working with executive teams on strategy development, implementation and leadership. She is also a non-executive Director at McArthurGlen, Warehouse REIT and Go Native Holdings & Client Director at Eden McCallum as well as founding the Pitman & Company Consulting Ltd.

The Itinerary

17:00 Welcome refreshments and networking 

18:00 Katy Toms 

18:20 Sarah Newton 

18:40 Aimée Pitman 

19:00 Q & A Panel 

We look forward to seeing you there.