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Women's Health at Work: Breaking the Silence

Women’s Health at Work: Breaking the Silence

On Tuesday 18th October at 12pm BST, Hanson Search will host a panel event to discuss Women’s Health in the Workplace.

For many years, health concerns specific to women have been overlooked by employers. However as attracting and retaining female talent becomes a priority for employers, it’s time for companies to understand and support key issues that affect women at work.

In this webinar, chaired by Amy Hayer, Global Head of Healthcare Communications at Hanson Search, our panel of experts will discuss the challenges women face within the workforce, the government’s developing Women’s Health Strategy and how companies can support women in the workplace.  

Meet the Speakers:

  • Melinda Nicci - Founder and CEO Baby2body

Melinda is founder and CEO of Body Collective  an award- winning, digital platform who are revolutionizing women’s fitness and wellbeing. Body Collective brings personalized, science- backed physical and mental health guidance to women at all life stages from conception to the menopause.

Melinda is a Sports and Exercise Psychologist, author of two bestselling books, is a regular contributor on the BBC, and sits on numerous boards as a NED, including The ICE List and Team GB (Olympic and Para-Olympic snow-sport teams). Melinda won the UKBAA High Growth Founder of the year 2019/20, and has won numerous accolades and awards for entrepreneurship, including being named in the UK list of the Most Influential Women in Tech for 5 years running.

A serial entrepreneur, Melinda has founded several health and wellbeing companies, and held the position of Senior Director: Consumer Health Innovation, at Philips in Amsterdam.

  • Zoe Healey -  Associate Partner at Dot I/O Health

Zoë Healey, BSc PhD has more than two decades of health(care) marketing and communications experience and is a champion for gender parity in the business of healthcare.

As an energetic strategic leader striving towards positive and equitable health outcomes, Zoë provides strategic counsel in developing clear purpose-driven business strategies, narratives, brands and campaigns;  multi-sector behaviour change programmes, advocacy and awareness campaigns.

  • Hourea Alaoui – E-commerce Strategy Manager at Farfetch

Hourea is responsible for driving the commercial strategy for Farfetch Platform Solutions' white-label brand partners. Developing e-commerce strategy plans for digital transformation, international expansion and profitable growth in line with the brands' business goals and objectives, leveraging: Product, Tech and Ops solutions and Performance marketing.

More recently, Hourea has become a champion for Diversity & Inclusion at Farfetch though her role as Chair of the Women in Business community. Hourea founded the community in 2019 and scaled it to over 500 members. Under the mission statement - A safe space for the brilliant women at FARFETCH to connect, discuss ideas and empower one another.

  • Priya Lakhani-Quiling - Director of Communications & Policy UK&ENI at Organon

Discussion Points:

  • The current landscape: Women in the workplace
  • The challenges of supporting women’s health in the workplace
  • How are employers engaging with their workforce on this issue?
  • What can companies do to support women’s health?
  • The role of the employee

Interested?

Sign up for free here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I1NtxJS0R4CnWEiogBXD1g

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