Wellness: Soak up the stillness (Pre-registration Needed)Hannah Staunton
08:00 - 08:30Studio
Join Hannah for an expansive yet restorative session of yoga and meditation. Expect a creative vinyasa style flow, moving with breath and coupled with a strong focus on alignment. Hannah always starts classes with some basic pranayama techniques; allowing you to fully engage with the breath during your practice. The session will finish with a short meditation, allowing time for stillness and silence; fully restoring your body and mind before you step off the mat.
Chair Opening Remarks Day 108:55 - 09:00Main Room
Making Work Work For YouSandra Gorel
09:00 - 09:30Main Room
TV Productions are fast paced, adrenaline packed, little moments of madness that see you hurling on a rollercoaster at full speed towards your transmission. So what do you do when, after many years on the rollercoaster, you find yourself on the merry-go-round? We all have our prefered way of working so when our careers change significantly it can be unsettling. In this session we will explore ways to structure our workload to suit our personality. Using personal resilience techniques and project management we can identify specific actions to help manage the relationship between work pressure, performance and well-being.
Smart Media Strategies for Today's WomenDay 109:30 - 10:00Main Room
Panel: Living Your Best 70% LifeEmma Winchurch-Beale
Caroline McGinn
Deborah Joseph
10:00 - 10:30The Auditorium
Demanding work schedule VS busy (mum) life - is there such a thing as a perfect work/ life balance? Join us in this session and find out!
Coffee BreakDay 110:30 - 10:50Foyer
Panel: Being A Female LeaderClaire Blunt
Caroline Sutcliffe
Fiona Spooner
10:50 - 11:35Main Room
In this session, we will be exploring topics such as mansplaining; ways in which to empower your female staff; why 'leaning in' could be bad advice for female leaders; fitting into the 'big boys club'.
Wellness: Soak in the stillnessHannah Staunton
11:35 - 11:50Main Room
Session continued from morning.
The Benefit of Hindsight: Learning lessons as we goSara Johnson
11:50 - 12:20Main Room
In this session, Sara will walk across her 20+ years in TV drama and how she has combined work, family and an uplifting sideline in children’s books that came from trying to balance both.
Building A Global NetworkKirsty Hathaway
12:20 - 12:50Main Room
Join Kirsty, the Executive Director of Branded Content and find out how here at Refinery29, we are building a global network that works for different cultures across the world.
Eat & GreetDay 112:50 - 1:30Foyer
Building inclusive company cultureDay 11:30 - 2:00Main Room
Using Media for the Power of GoodSerena Guen
2:00 - 2:30Main Room
Connect: Roundtable SurgeryDay 12:30 - 2:50Main Room
Challenged-based activity: In this session, a 'patient' will share his/her biggest pain experiencing at work. 'Table Surgeons', aka the rest of the table, will diagnose the problem and treat the issue.
Getting the next generation involvedDay 12:50 - 3:20Main Room
Leg stretch & quick biteDay 13:20 - 3:30Foyer
Panel: Normalising The Conversation: Diversity, Inclusion, Mental HealthClaire Singer
Vanessa Brookman
3:30 - 4:15Main Room
Workshop: Empower Yourself To Be Happy In The WorkplaceAndrea Noble
4:15 - 4:45Main Room
Join Andrea Noble, professional speaker, avid self developer and adventurer as she takes you on a journey of empowerment, encouraging you to be true to yourself. This short workshop is an interactive session that will guide you through step-by-step, revealing key techniques and mind changing takeaways but most importantly reaffirm that it's possible to be yourself in the working environment and still smash the glass ceiling.
Closing RemarksDay 14:45 - 4:50Main Room
Networking Drinks HourDay 14:50 - 6:00Foyer

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