The need for role models

GWN & LB Women

  • Location
    Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank Street, London, E14 5JJ
  • Date

    Thursday 24 November 2016

  • Time
    6 to 9pm

In response to the LBWomen survey where over 85% of lesbian and bisexual women said they would like to see more visible senior role models, GWN and Clifford Chance have partnered up to run a panel event and discussion focussing on the importance of role models. The event will also give a snapshot of the LBWomen survey results and we will ask the panel to put these into context and to share their experiences.


  • Jenny Fallover, Thomson Reuters
    Jenny is Global Leadership Team and EMEA Co-Lead at Thomson Reuters. She also runs Lesbians who Tech in the UK.
  • Sarah Stevens, The Royal Navy
    Sarah joined the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) 3 years ago and is due to qualify as a Third Officer in December.
  • Lucy Stoy, Clifford Chance
    Lucy is a Senior Associate in Litigation and Dispute Resolution.
  • Stella Duffy, Arts
    Stella is a writer and theatre maker who has penned 13 novels to date, is founder of the Fun Palaces Campaign, Patron of Diversity Role Models and a founding member of the Women’s Equality Party.

The panel discussion will be one hour from 6:45 and will be facilitated by Rhiannon Paine at Clifford Chance with Q&As afterwards.

There will also be an opportunity to meet GWN committee members and the speakers over networking drinks. The session is free, but places are limited, so please secure your tickets early and give us plenty of notice if you are signed up and can no longer attend. The booking link will be published shortly.

The event is kindly hosted and sponsored by Clifford Chance LLP

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