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Workshop 1: Strategies to Accelerate your Career (Jump Start Session)


The Women in Rail London Group is delighted to invite you to a series of four “mini-workshops” led by Emma Nicholls, Managing Director of Your Red Dress Limited.

Each mini-workshop will take place at the offices of Angel Trains, 123 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6DE and will consist of a 45 minutes interactive session followed by drinks and networking.

These mini-workshops are open to men and women members of WR and there are a limited number of spaces available, so if you would like to attend, please register promptly using the links below.

There is a cost of £5 to attend each session, to be paid on the night (cash only). All monies will go to the Women in Rail Charity.


Workshop 1: Strategies to Accelerate your Career (Jump Start Session) – 10 April 2018

The purpose of this workshop is to open your eyes to the powerful strategies you can start using immediately to propel your career in the right direction.

The mini-workshop is fast moving and filled with energy. Emma will take you through a journey of discovery. She will run through 5 transformational tips, share easy to implement tools and insights to help you propel your career to the next level. She will facilitate some thought provoking exercises and share stories from her own career journey.  She will also ask you to reflect on hopes and goals.


About Emma Nicholls

Emma Nicholls operates as a Career Mentor for Women, and as the Facilitator of the Career Accelerator Programmes for Women. She specialises in mentoring and training females, unearthing the habits and behaviours needed to take their professional lives to the next level. As a seasoned career mentor and leadership development trainer, she understands the fundamental qualities needed to thrive in a male-dominated society.

Emma herself has spent more than 25 years working in large male-dominated corporates as a senior Human Resources leader. It was during this time that she founded “Your Red Dress”, with a vision of helping women rise up and stand out in a “Grey Suited” world. Emma received an Executive MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management in the U.S; as well as WHU, Otto-Beisheim University in Germany (2009).

Emma quickly went on to make her presence known in the industry, working with the women of large organisations both in the private and public sectors. Emma’s clients include: DP World, UK Power Networks, Energy and Utility Skills, Women in Property, and the NHS. Emma also works with individual self-funding women and runs open development programmes.


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    Drinks and Networking
  • 19:00

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