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Building a Pipeline of Female Leaders at Xchanging

Wednesday 16th August, 2-2:45pm BST

Creating a strong pipeline of female leaders is on the agenda for many UK organisations. Research shows that businesses with diverse leadership teams generally outperform their peers financially on a range of performance measures, including higher return on sales, higher operating results and greater stock appreciation.

In Skillsoft’s Women in the Workforce survey, only 1% responded that their organisation is “excellent” at addressing the challenges of the gender gap in leadership. Considering there are more men named John than women leading the UK’s biggest companies, the need for more female leaders in the workforce is undeniable.

Xchanging, a DXC Technology Company, identified a gap in their talent pipeline for female leaders. They implemented Skillsoft’s Women in Action™ leadership programme which consists of “learning templates” including recommended videos, book summaries and full text books and developed a programme targeted at leaders within their organisation.

In this webinar, you’ll find out how Xchanging’s developed a successful female leadership programme. Join us to learn:

  • The format, topics and content that made the programme a success
  • Key learnings and results
  • How Skillsoft helped

Nikki Wilton
Global Sales Director
Xchanging, a DXC Technology Company

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About the Speakers

With over 25 years’ experience in the technology industry, Nikki is passionate about solving clients’ business challenges through the innovative use of technology. At Xchanging, Nikki has taken established digital competencies and translated these into an array of customer focused digitised solutions, solving core issues for clients caught between legacy investment and the need to engage with a new millennial market place.

A founding Exec of Interest in the Xchanging / Skillsoft “Women in Action” initiative, and inspired by the outcomes of the course, Nikki promotes and leads this programme for aspiring women across the Xchanging business.

Bethany has worked with Skillsoft for the past two years. She started as a Programme Manager who specialised in delivering and project managing a variety of different training programmes, ranging from leadership development to Excel training. Bethany is now a Customer Success Manager at Skillsoft, working with organisations to deliver successful learning strategies.

Jacqueline Clark
Senior Manager - Service Delivery

Jacqueline Clark is Senior Manager - Service Delivery for Xuber, a DXC Technology Offer. Jacqueline has more than 20 years' experience within the Insurance Technology space. Xuber provides core insurance software to the Commercial and Private Medical markets, to more than 200 customers in 46 countries across the world. Jacqueline is a passionate proponent for delivering amazing customer service alongside continuous operational improvements across the operational teams. She joined the Xuber leadership team in 2014.

Jacqueline promotes and is co-lead of the "Women in Action" programme for aspiring women across the Xchanging business.