Gender Equality Speakers

It is vital to address gender discrimination and bias, both in society and the workplace, and to understand the many ways in which it can manifest. We must continue to empower women, and to recognise the value and benefits of diverse teams.

Chartwell works with a number of extraordinary Gender Equality speakers, who are well-equipped to speak on the subject of women’s rights, breaking down gender barriers and advancing gender equality worldwide.

Gender Equality speakers

Gender Equality speakers

Arlene Foster
Arlene Foster Speaker
Arlene Foster
First Minister of Northern Ireland on two occasions (between 2016-21) and Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) (2015-21)
Mary Seighart
Mary Ann Sieghart Speaker
Mary Ann Sieghart
Highly Regarded Current Affairs Commentator and author of award-winning book, The Authority Gap
Gina Rippon Speaker
Gina Rippon
Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging
Barbara Krumsiek Speaker
Barbara Krumsiek
Globally Recognized Leader in Sustainable Investing
Karen Attiah Speaker
Karen Attiah
Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
Wendy Searle Speaker
Wendy Searle
Adventurer, mother of four - skied solo & unsupported to the South Pole
Rico Jacob Chase headshot
Rico Jacob Chace Speaker
Rico Jacob Chace
LGBTQIA+ and Black Rights Activist
Jillian Kowalchuk smiling
Jillian Kowalchuk Speaker
Jillian Kowalchuk
Award-winning Tech Entrepreneur, Keynote Speaker, Author
Desiree Fixler headshot
Desiree Fixler Speaker
Desiree Fixler
Advocate for change in ESG investing and sustainability and Former Chief Sustainability Officer at DWS
Tahima Sheikh-Ahmed on stage
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh Speaker
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh
Former SNP Politician
Sophie Williams speaking
Sophie Williams Speaker
Sophie Williams
Author of 'Millennial Black' and leading voice on diversity, inclusion and Allyship
Victoria Evans Speaker
Victoria Evans
Sports lawyer and Guinness World Record holder
Tammy Smith Speaker
Tammy Smith
The US military’s first openly LGBT General/Flag officer
Emma Dabiri Speaker
Emma Dabiri
Known for insightful and thought-provoking discussions on race, gender, colonialism, and cultural issues
Cally Beaton Speaker
Cally Beaton
Mmulti-talented former television executive, stand-up comedian, and writer
Jill Scott MBE Speaker
Jill Scott MBE
English professional football player
Jo Fairley Speaker
Jo Fairley
Co-Founder of Green & Black's
Mikki Kendall Speaker
Mikki Kendall Speaker
Mikki Kendall
Cultural Critic, Social Media Commentor and Public Speaker
Kathryn Finney Speaker
Kathryn Finney Speaker
Kathryn Finney
Founding Managing General Partner, Board Chair Emeritus and CEO - Genius Guild, The Doonie Fund and Digital Undivided, White House Champion of Change and National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship member (2013), Bestselling Author of "Build the Damn Thing"
Leah Williamson
Kiera Walsh Speaker
Kiera Walsh
England and Manchester City Women midfielder


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Arlene Foster
Introducing Arlene Foster, Former First Minister of Northern Ireland