UCL WinF hosted a serious of two webinars, to shed light on how the global coronavirus pandemic will impact our world, and in particular, shape the finance industry in the years to come.
The first event, focusing on the Fintech industry, hosted panelists from Quantum Balck, Klarna and 11:FS. The second event was a Fireside chat with Carolyn Poretta from Macquarie.
Wine and Dine with Analysts and Associates
In this selective networking dinner, 15 participants engaged in one-on-one networking with Analysts and Associates working in Goldman Sachs, PwC, BNP Paribas and Deloitte.
Amid the subsidised three-course meal, attendees were given the exclusive opportunity to learn about the skills needed to work successfully in finance and consulting careers and to ask questions in a closer and more personal setting.
An Introduction to Consulting and Banking
UCL Women in Finance Society partnered with UCL Business Society to present an introductory presentation guide to corporate careers.
Over 70 participants were introduced to topics from jargon in finance to buy-side vs sell-side to corporate banking vs retail banking along with the different types of consulting followed by examples of real-life strategy consulting case studies.
EY Presentation on Campus
The EY Presentation at UCL presented the firm’s four main lines of work: Assurance, Advisory, Tax and Consulting.
A representative from EY's People Advisory Services discussed how the company's impactful ethos of 'Building a better of working world' is reflected in the firm culture internally and projects externally. The 30 attendees also learned how to use personality strengths when completing job applications.
Credit Suisse Stock Pitch Workshop and Competition
UCL Women in Finance Society collaborated with Credit Suisse to hold a stock pitch competition, followed by networking with the firm’s senior leaders.
Over 20 participants were invited to Credit Suisse’s London office to attend this workshop designed by the firm, where they learned about pitch features such as catalysts, investment thesis, valuation and risk-management.
Diversity in Careers Panel at Bloomberg
In collaboration with UCL African Caribbean Society, UCL Women in Finance Society worked with Bloomberg to bring together 4 BAME & LGBTQ role models working in data analytics, IT project management, legal and e-trading departments.
Followed by a networking session, the 35 event attendees learned more about the ways in which the panellists have navigated their careers in corporate London as well as the opportunities and challenges they faced along the way.
Personal Branding and
UCL Women in Finance Society partnered with career coach Hannah Power to deliver a presentation on entrepreneurship along with a workshop on self-awareness when building a personal brand.
Attendees learned about the ways to improve their LinkedIn brand and to maintain a digital presence through content creation uploaded to social media accounts. This event was followed by a photo opportunity for LinkedIn profiles.
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HSBC Networking Night
12 November, 2018
On 12th November 2018, the HSBC Networking Night event introduced the firm’s Commercial Banking (CMB) and Retail Bank and Wealth Management (RBWM) career scheme.
Over 48 attendees were given the opportunity to connect and speak with 4 carefully selected HSBC representatives from varying departments, allowing participants to gain insight into the ways of bridging their university learning experiences to a career at a leading banking firm.
Credit Suisse Stock Pitch Workshop
28 November, 2018
UCL Women in Finance Society worked with Credit Suisse to hold an exciting opportunity for our members to participate in a stock pitch workshop, followed by networking with the firm’s senior leaders.
Over 17 participants were invited to Credit Suisse’s London office to attend this workshop designed especially by the firm, where they learned about pitch features such as catalysts, investment thesis, valuation and risk-management.
Bloomberg Black Female Leaders in Finance Panel
24 October, 2018
We collaborated with Bloomberg L.P. and UCL Afro-Caribbean society to organise the Black Female Leaders in Finance and Consulting panel.
30+ participants engaged in this panel discussion consisting of 5 successful Black women at various career stages, allowing attendees to learn about the important role of diversity in creating a creative and dynamic working environment within the Finance industry.
Diversity in Consulting
12 - 13 November, 2018
UCL Women in Finance Society collaborated with UCL Business Society and UCL Guild to present a two-day discussion event which tackled topics such as ‘Women in Consulting’ and ‘Pride in Consulting’.
Over 41 members learned about the experience of working in a leading consulting firm and the measures taken to promote diversity in each firm by engaging with representatives from EY, PwC, Deloitte, Accenture and L.E.K Consulting.
Evercore Women Forum’s Networking Dinner
29 October, 2018
On 29th October 2018, UCL Women in Finance Society partnered with Evercore’s Women Forum to host a networking dinner in order to introduce the firm’s global Investment Banking Advisory business.
The invited 12 students were given the opportunity to connect with 3 of Evercore’s female bankers, allowing attendees to gain insight on the workings of some of the most complex, high-profile transactions carried out in an international and dynamic environment.
SUMMER & SPRING INTERNSHIP PANEL
9 October, 2018
On October 9th 2018, UCL Women in Finance society partnered with UCL Guild and UCL Investment society to present the Spring/Summer Internship panel.
Over 129 participants engaged with a panel of students who have had successful internship experiences at Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, J.P Morgan and other top-tier finance firms.