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We use the power of community to empower women to realise their true potential and to achieve balance and happiness in all areas of life. We provide a forum where collective experiences can be shared to raise aspirations, encouraging women to continuously develop themselves, to advance within the workplace and to achieve balance across all areas of life. Build your network, invest in yourself and unleash your true potential by joining us today.


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Who are we?

A vibrant network with a commitment to help women create meaningful change, achieve balance in all areas of life and make a real difference in the lives of others.

How do we do this?

We have delivered 300+ events attracting over 10,000+ attendees to date and we offer workshops, events, networking, webinars and programmes that focus on topics ranging from mindset and wellbeing to entrepreneurship, career progression and leadership. Our events encourage peer to peer learning and the sharing of knowledge, life experiences and tools and techniques in a supportive and enriching environment.

Who can join?

Whether you’re in the early stages of your career, about to set up your own business, or looking to break the glass ceiling, we’d love to have you part of the network. We welcome women of all ages and backgrounds from anywhere in the world.  We have an open door policy at our events and believe we must bring men into the conversation to cultivate collaboration and the right culture enabling women to thrive – all welcome!

Corporate Partnerships

Be an inclusive talent brand. Research suggests that increasing gender diversity positively affects a company’s growth, performance and strategic direction. Gender diversity at all levels in the workplace is key to attract, engage and retain female talent.

Align your brand with the Rising Network today to showcase the female talent in your organisation and to invest in developing your talent pipeline.

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Rising Events

Find, attend, host and promote your own events, webinars, retreats and workshops in the network. It is simple and easy, join the network and start sharing. Check out our latest events.

Project Risk Management in a Volatile Time

Event Date Tuesday, 01 December 2020
Event Time 16:00 - 17:00 GMT
Event Location Online

Life Audit & 2021 Goal Setting

Event Date Thursday, 03 December 2020
Event Time 12:00 - 13:00 GMT
Event Location Onlines

Driving your Career Forward

Event Date Tuesday, 12 January 2021
Event Time 12:00 - 13:00 GMT
Event Location Online

Mentoring Circle: How to Master the Art of Receiving Feedback Effectively

Event Date Tuesday, 12 January 2021
Event Time 18:00 - 19:00 GMT
Event Location Online

Rising News & Blogs

Access inspirational stories and celebrate your own journey and successes by sharing blogs and news in the network. Develop your skills and talents by learning from others, helping you to break boundaries and to rise up. Check out the latest blogs and news.

  • Wednesday 25 November 2020 at 4:01pm

    2020 has had a lot to say for itself | Laura Taylor, Speaker for Life Audit & 20 …

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    Sylvie is a Chinese - Canadian voice coach based in London, UK.

    Her expertise is in vocal performance for effective communication and public speaking. She specialises in inclusivity & diversity and teaches with an intercultural and international perspective geared towards those working in international work spaces.

    She is highly sought after for voice and communications workshops and private training on in the following areas:

    - Executive Voice & Confidence Coaching

    - Presentation Skills in the Boardroom

    - Personal Effectiveness in Communication

    - Speak & Lead with Authenticity

    - Impactful Pitching Skills

    - Advanced Interviewing Skills

    - Clarity, Resonance, Articulation in Vocal Delivery

    - Accent Softening & Vocal Technique

    Sylvie works in London and internationally with global companies and privately with professionals across a varying spectrum of executive, senior & middle level management, entrepreneurs, lawyers/barristers, consultants, etc. from all sectors.

    Some of her previous clients include:

    Danske Bank, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan, RBS, HSBC, RBC Capital Investments, Bank of China, Linklaters, Loyens & Loeff, Goodwin Proctor, Amazon, Sony, NHS, among others.

    Presently, Sylvie teaches privately to corporate clients, individuals and group workshops in the UK, Europe and Canada & is the principle Voice/Speech Coach at Shout at Cancer Charity (UK).

    In the past, Sylvie has worked as a performer, taught in drama colleges in London and has voice coached several plays and theatrical performances in Oxford, UK. She also leads seminars and speaks at conferences in the UK and North America and has run private workshops for MBA candidates at the University of Oxford, Saïd School of Business.

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    Masters of Fine Art in Voice Studies - Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, UK

    Bachelor of Art in Speech Communication (Performance Studies, Public/Digital Media and Fine & Performing Arts Option) University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

    ​Area of Research:

    Intercultural Communication - Identity, Diversity and Inclusivity; written dissertation on "How Our Cultures Affect Our Voices"
    Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 1:45pm

    NOW OPEN – SLVC Online Academy for Professional Communications Training

  • Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 11:29am

    “Be brave and just do it…what’s the worse that can happen?!” …

  • Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 10:56am

    “When all feels like it is lost, don’t be afraid” | Interview with …

Postponed due to Coronavirus - NEW DATE COMING SOON!