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Women, Inspiration & Leadership 2018 - SOLD OUT


Date: Thusday 8 March, 18.30-20.30

Where: At the Bulgari Hotel, 171 Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DW

Guest speakers: Rachel Johnson, Author & Journalist; Yana Peel, CEO of Serpentine Galleries

Moderator: Peter Alfandary, Senior Vice-President, French Chamber of Great Britain

Cost: £40+VAT per person; £70+VAT special price for two


For further information, please contact Anne-Claire Lo Bianco at 0207 092 6643.



About our guest speakers


About Rachel Johnson, Author & Journalist


Rachel Johnson is a journalist, novelist and broadcaster based in London.

After leaving Oxford she joined the staff of the Financial Times, becoming the first female graduate trainee at the paper in 1989. She moved to the BBC in 1994, but left to move to Washington D.C. as a columnist and freelancer in 1997. She edited The Lady Magazine 2009-2011.

She has written weekly columns for most national newspapers and contributes a weekly column in The Mail on Sunday, and co-presents the panel show the Pledge on Sky News.

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Yana Peel, CEO of Serpentine Galleries


Yana Peel is CEO of the Serpentine Galleries, one of the world’s leading contemporary arts institutions.

She is also Chair of the Intelligence Squared Group, the global forum for live debate. 

Co -founder of Outset Contemporary Art Fund, she holds board & advisory positions with Tate International Council, British Fashion Council, World Economic Forum, V-A-C Foundation (Moscow) and Para Site Art Space (HK), amongst others. 

Her son and daughter provide inspiration for her best-selling book series, Art for Baby, which benefits the NSPCC. 

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Our Media Partner

Business O Féminin award will reward a start-up founded or cofounded by a woman with an international scope. Our sponsors BNP Paribas and AXA will advise the winner in her development. 

After Fleur Pellerin last year, Céline Lazorthes, CEO and Founder of Leetchi and Mangopay is the Patron of this award alongside an impressive jury gathering Marie-Claire Capobianco, Executive Member of BNP Paribas executive committee, Fleur Pellerin, Cofounder Korelya Capital, Olivier Mariée, Axa Group and many others to discover on 

In 2018, we also launch the Young Business O Féminin award which will reward a project from a 12 to 25 years old student. 

Application site:

Deadline to apply: 31st march 2018 


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