International Women’s Day is an important day for the WealthiHer Network, not only because we launched on this day in 2019, but because of the opportunity it presents to women and girls around the world. A day, and a month to reflect and to plot a path forward for women, and the year ahead. This IWD theme is Choose to Challenge. At WealthiHer, we are big fans of challenge when put to good use; and we see this IWD as our opportunity to challenge and to celebrate women’s achievements. In this episode, Tamara Gillan is joined by two inspiring leaders: Gabrielle Branson, Deputy CEO of Kleinwort Hambros; and Sarah Matthew, founder and CEO of The Vibrant Company. They discuss what IWD means for them, and the opportunity it represents.
In a world in which there is bias against female entrepreneurs – from accessing funding and being asked personal and risk-focussed questions in VC pitches, to lack of networking opportunities – we need advice and insight from someone in the know. In this episode, Tamara Gillan speaks with Kirsty Moore, Managing Director at HSBC Private Banking, who shares some of her wisdom – and why it’s important for women to be afforded the opportunity to start their own businesses and for them to flourish.