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The Rising Network
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Community Led

We promote good health, gender equality, and access to lifelong learning opportunities through our engaging and creative events, courses, networking, mentoring, peer-to-peer support, and programmes. We want communities to lead our mission and through our Committees and Chapter Lead community, we do just that. We support them behind the scenes. They accelerate progress towards a more gender-equal world by addressing the barriers that stop women from reaching their potential and thriving in their homes, economies, and societies.

Why the Membership Works

“The Rising Network has been a lifeline during lockdown. I’ve kept in touch with like-minded leaders to share experiences and exchange ideas.”  – Dr Julia Wilson, Associate Director, Wellcome Sanger Institute

“Being part of The Rising Network gives me a sense of belonging and helps me not only to continue to learn, grow and develop professionally, but also helps me to focus on my own health and wellbeing.”  – Sharon Budworth, Head of HR & EMEA, Domino Printing Sciences


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Who are we?

We are a purpose-driven network led by business leaders, community champions, industry experts, change-makers, entrepreneurs, and social activists who have all joined us on our social mission to empower women to reach their potential and to achieve their goals without compromising on health or happiness.

How do we do this?

We address the challenges and barriers that hold women back and have delivered 400+ events, webinars, courses, training, and leadership programmes, attracting over 25,000+ attendees to date. Our areas of focus include diversity, equality and inclusion, leadership and professional development, entrepreneurship, mindset, social capital, and wellbeing.

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, by joining us you automatically become part of a network of women who have your back. 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.

Women Rising In STEM – Breaking Boundaries

Event Date Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Event Time 18:30 – 21:00 GMT
Event Location Cambridge, UK

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.

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