Previous Events

Gender Networks (formally TNON Gender) has run over 30 events since inception and has been actively supported by leading organisations, speakers and charities.

Key themes by year

  • 2009/10 – The Lord Davies Review, Women on Boards, Building robust networks
  • 2011-12 – Effective network management
  • 2013-2014 – Effective network strategies
  • 2015 – Pay Gap, Network collaborations, Women in Sport
  • 2016 – Engaging Men, Talent Attraction & Retention
  • 2017 – TBC – based on year end survey

Examples of charity speakers

  • The Rosa Fund for Women
  • Military Wives
  • Unicef
  • Cancer Research
  • WomenKind
  • Girls out Loud
  • YMCA
  • Smart Works

Examples of meeting speakers

  • Helene Reardon-Bond, Government Equalities Office
  • Catherine Spencer, former England Rugby Captain
  • Jo Bostock, Women’s Sports Trust
  • Natalie Reynolds, Advantage Spring
  • Sue Daniels, Chair of Trustees, Military Wives
  • Alex McMurtrie, The Cabinet Office

Example of Network Hacks

  • Mission Statements
  • Objectives
  • Network structures
  • Access to data
  • Engaging volunteers
  • Engaging men
  • International Women’s Day
Additional sessions have been held on social media, engaging LGBT networks, motivating volunteers.