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Entrepreneurship Panel: Anna Gross and Serena Guen share their wisdom

We gathered in an intimate room in Wadham, to hear from two young and extraordinarily inspirational entrepreneurs. Named the “Mark Zuckerberg of publishing” by Bloomberg and the BBC, multi-national Serena Guen founded the award-winning SUITCASE Magazine remotely while in her third year at NYU. She is often called upon for her expertise in travel and recently launched the media agency branch of SUITCASE. Her accolades include being named as Forbes 30 under 30 in 2017, 25 under 25 most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard, winning a Woman of the Future Award for media and being shortlisted for the UK’s Young Travel Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2016. Anna Gross is a co-founder and

EY Panel and Networking Event

On the 7th of February, OxWIB welcomed Rebecca McKavanagh, Silviu Paraoan, and Jenny Flynn from EY (Ernst & Young) for an insightful panel discussion on understanding gender diversity, creating balance, and taking initiative in the workplace. Gender equality and EY According to the EU gender quality index report, the gender gap in employment across the EU is wide and persistent; the full-time employment rate for women is 40%, while it is 56% for men. Income gaps have narrowed, but on average women still earn 20% less than men. EY target at least 30% female and 10% BME representation at partner level, which is above industry standards for financial services. As a result of EY’s focused effort

100 Years of Women's Suffrage: Celebrate in Oxford

Today Tuesday 6th February marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, which gave some British women in the right to vote for the first time. Here at OxWIB we are incredibly excited about this milestone in British history. To celebrate, we've put together a list of a few of the things going on around Oxford today across the city centre, local theatres and Oxford colleges. First of all, expect flags in suffragette colours flying around Oxford, including over the Town Hall and colleges such as Trinity. You can also visit Carfax at 5:30pm today to see the flashmob dressed as suffragettes who will be appearing before the celebration of the life of Olive Gibbs, former Lord Mayor o