27/01/2020

Female Employers Unite For Leadership Conference

A host of inspiring female business leaders are set to offer their wisdom as Belfast hosts the Institute of Directors Women's Leadership Conference.

Open to both male and female delegates, the event will hear from the likes of award-winning astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, journalist and disability rights activist Joanne O'Riordan and Breege O'Donoghue, matriarch of Penneys and Primark.

More than 450 business representatives are expected to attend the conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast on Friday 06 March.
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Delegates will be invited to enter the 4th 'Pitch Perfect' competition for a chance to win £4,000 for their business. The conference will also facilitate a range of networking opportunities with senior NI business leaders.

The full line-up of speakers is as follows:

• Joanne O'Riordan, Activist, Columnist & Inspirational Speaker

• Breege O'Donogue, Matriarch of Penney's/Primark

• Sinead Rocks, Managing Director for Regions & Nations, Channel 4

• Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Award-Winning Astrophysicist

• Jo Aston, Managing Director, SONI

• Dame Rotha Johnston DBE

• Sara Venning, Chief Executive, NI Water

• June Burgess, Developer of Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast & Director of Graffan Investments Ltd.

IoD non-members are invited to attend at a cost of £125.00 + VAT, while members will pay £105.00.

The event will run from 8am to 4.30pm.



(JG/CM)

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