Belfast Telegraph

High profile women set to share views at Belfast leadership conference

By Michelle Weir

Some of the highest-profile women in commercial and public life will share their views on leadership at a major conference in Belfast at next month.

Speakers to address the Spotlight on Success event at the Crowne Plaza on June 7 will include High Court judge Madam Justice McBride; Rotha Johnston, chair of NI Screen; PSNI Superintendent Paula Hilman; Judith Totten of the Invest NI Board and managing director of Upstream Positive Working Capital, and Judith Owens, chief executive of Titanic Belfast.

They will share their success stories and encourage attendees to explore their leadership style and approach.

The event, organised by Women In Business and Power NI, will provide examples of overcoming obstacles and highlight the skills required to deliver, influence and perform as a successful leader.

Roseann Kelly, Women in Business chief executive, said: "We are delighted to have such diverse and exceptional speakers from the public sector, corporate and entrepreneurial world attending and speaking at this intimate event.

"Each speaker will step into the spotlight to share their success stories and offer career insights with the delegates and it promises to be one of our most successful Spotlight on Success events to date.

"I am excited to welcome these inspirational women and am delighted that they are part of our growing network.

"I would also like to thank Power NI for its support for this event and it is exciting to see such innovative companies partnering with us and endorsing our business organisation."

Stephen McCully, managing director at Power NI, said: "We are delighted to partner with Women in Business for the inaugural Spotlight on Success conference.

"Females make up well over 50% of Power NI's 300 employees with a ratio of over 40% operating at a senior executive or management level."

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