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Women of Achievement

This series is unique in being wholly dedicated to female speakers. It is intended to showcase the enormous range of women's careers and raise the profile of women of high achievement in order to increase the range of role models accessible to challenge and inspire women both at Oxford and outside. The lecture series is funded by the Vice Chancellor's Diversity Fund.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 In conversation with Helen Clark: Reflections on Women in Leadership A conversation with Helen Clark who served for nine years as Prime Minister of New Zealand 1999-2008, before becoming the first woman to lead the United Nations Development Programme. Helen Clark 03 Oct 2017
2 Leading by Example: my journey to the podium An inspiring and powerful voice in the music scene, Marin Alsop, talks about her journey to become a conductor and violinist on the worlds stage. Marin Alsop 28 Feb 2017
3 Values based leadership in a changing world 21st century leaders lead complex, diverse and culturally complex organisations: Do women lead these organisations differently? Valerie Amos 25 Oct 2016
4 Truth and Reality in a Hyper-Connected World Katharine Viner, the editor-in-chief at The Guardian, delivers the second Women of Achievement Lecture. Drawing on recent high profile news stories, Ms Viner highlights how truth is a troubling concept in todays modern era of journalism. Katharine Viner 09 May 2016