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Professional women gather online at WIN Manchester to pioneer the future with courage

12 Jun 2020

WIN Manchester, a WIN-curated leadership event for professional women and men, will take place this year on the 18th of June. 

The event is hosted by WIN, a global women’s leadership initiative based in Lausanne, Switzerland and will be the first conference in its twenty-year history to be held entirely online, via Zoom. 

The theme of the event is “Pioneering the Future, with Courage.” It will provide participants with inspiration, knowledge, practical tools and connections to help them succeed in their careers and prepare for the future. 

At the event, participants will learn how women with authentic power are impacting business models and bottom lines and discover how progressive companies are embracing diversity and creating inclusive environments that foster innovation. 

The speaker line-up at WIN Manchester includes:

• Baroness Beverley Hughes, Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime
• Nazir Afzal, International Adviser on Rule of Law & Former Chief Prosecutor 
• Katie Murray, Chief Financial Officer, RBS
• Susanna Lawson, CEO & Co-Founder, OneFile
• Rose Marley, Social Entrepreneur
• Sally Penni, Barrister & Founder of Women in the Law UK
• Brigit Egan, Managing Director, Oakridge Training & Consulting
• Julie Froud, Professor of Financial Innovation, Alliance Manchester Business School
• Claire-Marie Boggiano, Director & Coach, Lurig Change & Development 
• Kristin Engvig, CEO & Founder, WIN & WINConference
Kristin Engvig, WIN’s Founder and CEO says “At WIN Manchester, we will ask: how can we access our inner power and strengthen our outer influence to make things happen, differently?

WIN Manchester is supported by Alliance Manchester Business School, NatWest and Lurig Change & Development. It also has partnered with Northern Power Women, Inspiring Women, Women on Boards UK, Women in the Law UK, Female Tech Founder, Women Leading in Business, TiE, ProManchester, GM Chamber, Queen Bee Coaching, Oakridge Stride, IoD North West, Wai Yin, GM Chamber of Commerce, ICE, Empowerment House, WISE, Leading Ladies and Women in Innovation.

We are delighted to be part of the partner network for this year's WIN Conference, IoD members are entitled to partner rate,  Book your place now to get the Early Bird tickets.

For information about WIN Manchester, please visit or write to

About WIN

Modelling, empowering and connecting leaders in global, authentic and feminine way.

WIN works to get a critical mass of conscious women into decision-making roles, to progress careers, to create companies with the highest values, to encourage and support more women in politics and in business, and to give space to artists and activists. The Global WINConference, an annual leadership forum, has become the reference for modern women working internationally and organisations active in the field of women’s leadership and diversity and inclusion. WIN has welcomed more than 22,000 leaders and hundreds of companies to live events worldwide. With its highly creative and holistic take on traditional business topics, it has both celebrated and transformed the lives of thousands of women, and positively impacted hundreds of companies. It inspires leaders to run organisations for the future, with noble values and awareness, and to live their own lives with beauty and enthusiasm. It accelerates change by developing, empowering and connecting leaders to a global, authentic and feminine vision. 

“WIN is a leadership journey: a path for doing business the authentic way. It encourages people to live creatively and view life & work systemically, from new perspectives. Along the way, WIN helps enhance careers, improve business and develop potential along with individuality” 

Kristin Engvig, Founder and CEO, WIN

For more information, please contact

0161 521 8133

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