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At the summer 'Career Progression' events hosted by PM Group's Women's Network, Neelima Bhaduri, Mairead McGuinness and Dr Sue Behrens spoke about the obstacles and successes they've seen throughout their careers.
Over 400 people attended the talks in our Asia, Europe and USA regions. We were inspired by the speaker's insights, openess and honesty about the times they succeeded and the times they didn't.
The overriding themes from these events emphasised the need to:
Top: Pictured with speaker Mairead McGuinness (centre) are event participants Mags Dalton (left) and Voke Dortie (right)
"Nothing should be beyond you if you have the capacity to do it. You shouldn't wait to be asked, because very often in life nobody will ask and women in particular hold back."
"We as women have to wear many hats. At home we are nurturers and at work we also try our best to perform well. The weight of responsibilities is way too high. Things are changing but we still have a long way to go."
"As managers and leaders, we need to see all people’s opportunity for contribution. We need to talk and tell them we see their growth opportunities."
PM Group's Women's Network aims to provide women within the business with the confidence and tools needed to meet their own career aspirations. PM Group supports career progression for women and the wider business through learning and development initiatives. Support is available from early career stages, through to those at the height of their career. This includes programmes such as: