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

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
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Rico Jacob Chace Speaker
Rico Jacob Chace
LGBTQIA+ and Black Rights Activist
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Jillian Kowalchuk Speaker
Jillian Kowalchuk
Award-winning Tech Founder
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Zoe Strimpel Speaker
Zoe Strimpel
Historian, author, newspaper columnist and broadcaster, specialising in gender, relationships and feminism
Patricia Gestoso Speaker
Patricia Gestoso
Digital scientific services leader and diversity and inclusion strategy consultant
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Desiree Fixler Speaker
Desiree Fixler
Advocate for change in ESG investing and sustainability and Former Chief Sustainability Officer at DWS
Catharina James Speaker
Catharina James Speaker
Catharina James
Founder & CEO of DRCJ Innovation Consulting
Laura Bates Speaker
Laura Bates Speaker
Laura Bates
Founder of Everyday Sexism Project, and Author of "Men Who Hate Women" and "The Burning"
Helen Clark Speaker
Helen Clark Speaker
Helen Clark
37th Prime Minister of New Zealand (1999-08) and Former UN Administrator
Tahmima Anam Speaker
Tahmima Anam
Award-winning author of four books, including "The Startup Wife" (2021)
Lisa Fallon Speaker
Lisa Fallon
FIFA High Performance Consultant and UEFA Pro Licence Head Coach - first ever female to coach in the professional men’s game.
Rosie Rios Speaker
Rosie Rios
43rd Treasurer of the United States
Tammy Smith Speaker
Tammy Smith
The US military’s first openly LGBT General/Flag officer
Glennon Doyle Speaker
Glennon Doyle
Author and activist known for her #1 New York Times bestsellers Untamed and Love Warrior
Alex Scott Speaker
Alex Scott
Former Captain for Arsenal and England Centurion, football pundit and television presenter


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