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Agenda

10:00am -1:45pm

JLL, 20 Water Street, Wood Wharf, London, E14 9QG

10.00am      Guests arrive; registration, coffee/pastries 

Your opportunity to meet & connect with members of our community and our Professional Coaches over a coffee

11.00am   Welcome from Jane Johnson, Founder, Careering into Motherhood 

11:10am   Keynote Address: The Future-Proof Career: Strategies For Thriving At Every Stage Isabel Berwick, Author, Podcaster & Journalist, The Financial Times followed by 30 minute Q&A facilitated by Michael Mpofu, Careering into Motherhood Advisor & Strategic Communications Director, Citigate Dewe Rogerson  

12.10pm   Employer’s view: How JLL is adapting careers for the future, Caroline Grant, Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs, UK, JLL 

12.25pm   MINI MASTERCLASS: 3 tips for effective networking with Josie Gammell, Actor, Voice & Communications Coach 

12:45pm     60-minute networking lunch, books available to purchase and Coaches available for mini sessions – also Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic will be offering complimentary, relaxing hand massages, courtesy of Shea Hollis and her team.

1:45pm        Event ends 

Our Partner Coaches will be available throughout the day for support and consultation  
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OUR SPEAKERS

Isabel Berwick

Isabel is the host of the FT’s award-winning Working It podcast and co-writes the weekly Working It newsletter. Isabel joined the FT in 1999 from the Independent on Sunday, where she was business editor. She held several senior editing roles on FT Weekend and the Opinion desk before taking up the role of Work & Careers Editor at the Financial Times, overseeing a department that covers management, leadership, working life, graduate careers – and the huge issue of the future of work. She is editorial co-lead on the 50/50 Equality Project, which works towards more representation of diverse voices in the FT, and is editorial lead for the FT Women in Business Forum. 

Jane Johnson

Jane is the founder of Careering into Motherhood. She spent 20 years in the City advising senior leaders on marketing & communications strategy, she was the first person to negotiate her Global Director role as a job-share, for one of the world’s largest banks where she experienced first-hand how a parental leave experience can make or break women’s careers. The idea for Careering into Motherhood was born out of frustration after seeing how hard it is for women to continue their careers after children. She leads the community of over 20,000 women, and a cohort of over 50 Professional Coaches, she consults and advises our corporate partners, and is the host of the Careering into Motherhood award-winning podcast. 

Michael Mpofu

Michael is a member of the Careering into Motherhood Advisory Board. He began his career in South African politics, working for the official opposition and later in government as the spokesperson for the Premier of the Western Cape. He has influenced policy and led behavioural change campaigns. Michael is a Director at Citigate Dewe Rogerson and brings his strategic communications expertise to support our growth. A media and Public Relations expert, he advises some of the UK’s most influential firms. Michael shares our belief that social change happens through inclusive discussion and diversity of perspective, and he brings his experience of nuanced political and social change to the business as it grows. 

Caroline Grant

Caroline is JLL’s Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs, UK and her career in Communications spans over 25 years. She started out in a PR agency with stints in both Edinburgh and Auckland, partnering with clients across multiple sectors before making the move in-house with a global law firm back in the UK. Caroline has been at JLL since 2019 and held four different roles. Throughout that time, she’s been advising the UK Board and senior global leaders on strategic communication across internal and external communications and Public Affairs. A proud sponsor of the Working Parent and Carer Network at JLL, Caroline has two boys.

Josie Gammell

Josie is an Executive Communications Coach who coaches senior leaders on the principles of effective communication. She brings her experience as a former stage and film actor to bear in helping people to comfortably present themselves in an authentic way at work. 

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of our host

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