An enthusiastic, successful people and technology leader, with 20+ years experience in the IT industry - currently working for a UK Headquartered Software Development Company as a Development Director. She has always been passionate about people development, and now specialises in creating leaders and cultural change within organisations. Vanessa is an accredited trained corporate and life coach, helping businesses and people identify their goals and reach them. She has a special interest in helping young people get into work. She lives in London with her partner and teenage son, likes eating out, socialising and meeting new people.
Talks I've Given
Panel: What to Expect When you Might (or not) be Expecting
Featuring Vanessa Henfrey, Andy Clark and Zoe Wilson
According to the Equality & Human Rights Commission 54,000 woman a year are pushed out of their jobs due to pregnancy or maternity leave and 77% have faced negative or discriminatory treatment at work. At the same time women can face a 'motherhood penalty' at work and can experience...people-product-process womenintech breakthebias agile