International Women’s Day at Uncommon
Uncommon is celebrating this year’s International Women’s Day by directly working with female members in providing upskilling opportunities, supportive environments, new conversations and networking opportunities. We are also hosting a number of women only events in support of women for women, and are supporting women founders and promoting their businesses by working with them across all Uncommon spaces
See the events below, which take place during the week leading up to and directly after 2020’s International Woman’s Day on Sunday 8 March.
We hope to see you at an event to help us celebrate International Women’s Day 2020.
MINDSET | WELLBEING
HOW TO MANAGE STRESS AT WORK
With Rachida Benamar
Tuesday 3 March @ Uncommon Liverpool Street MR1
Managing stress is key to your career and personal growth so learn how to spot the warning signs and reframe your mindset to improve your motivation and productivity. This workshop will cover how you can deal with stress triggers at work and how to manage your workload to alleviate your stress level.
You will come away with the tools to help you feel immediately calmer, more focused and less stressed!
Rachida Benamar is a qualified Career & Life Coach with an LLM from UCL and runs workshops for commercial and corporate companies as well as private businesses and charities. Rachida contributes to articles as a career expert featured in Forbes and The Huffington Post. Having founded Rama Publishing, a lifestyle stationery brand based in London in 2018 with stockists now all over the world including Anthropologie, Sézane, Papersmiths and Somerset House.
Free for Uncommon members | Book here | Limited spaces | Advance booking required | Booking deadline 3 days before event date | Minimum number of attendees required
BUSINESS | UPSKILLING
SPEAK TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS
With Speaker Express
in partnership with The Merit Club
Wednesday 4 March @ Uncommon Liverpool Street MR2
Are you a business owner? Have you wanted to use speaking as a marketing strategy? Are you an entrepreneur who needs to get on more stages to grow the business and the brand? Do you need to add speaking as a growth strategy for your business?If you have answered yes to any of those questions, then this talk will help you.
You’ll be shown how speaking can elevate your business, help drive revenue growth, generate more leads and provide opportunities for increased national and international exposure so that you can make a bigger impact and reach the right audience
Free for Uncommon members | Ladies only | Book here | Limited spaces | Advance booking required
MINDSET | WELLBEING
THIS IS YOUR YEAR TO SHINE!
With Working Wonder & Working Girls Network
Wednesday 4 March @ Uncommon Borough Café Lounge
Working Wonder believes in the concept of ‘Professional Wellbeing’. Professional and Wellbeing may feel like two words at different ends of a spectrum yet it’s important to bring the whole of you to work. By showing your true self at work, your confidence and creativity will thrive, and this will be your year to sparkle in your career! Topics of owning the room / setting goals / shaping ambitions / building confidence / understanding your work worth will be covered.
The speakers are Calli Louis and Nichola Johnson-Marshall, Co-Founders of Working Wonder. We are career coaches, start-up consultants, professional sounding boards, speakers, working mums and twin sisters. We’ve always been big believers in bringing talented people along with us and we love coaching and mentoring other people, watching their careers thrive and seeing them go from strength to strength. As we became more senior in our creative industry roles and became mums, we’ve decided that we want to use our experience as company leaders to help empower others to be the best version of themselves and make that our day job. And that’s how Working Wonder was born.
Free for Uncommon members | Book here | Promo code within Members Portal | Limited spaces | Advance booking required | Booking deadline 3 days before event date | Minimum number of attendees required
UPSKILLING | BUSINESS GROWTH
HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CAREER WITH THE GROW MODEL
With Anaïs Poulain
Thursday 5 March @ Uncommon Borough LG04
Thursday 19 March @ Uncommon Highbury & Islington MR1
Thursday 26 March @ Uncommon Liverpool Street
Looking to plan your professional agenda this year yet unsure where to start? Come and learn more about how the GROW model will get you going and how to apply it against your own objectives. Anaïs Poulain is a qualified coach from a management consultant background.
Free for Uncommon members | Limited spaces | Advance booking required | Booking deadline 3 days before event date | Minimum number of attendees required
WELLBEING | HEALTH
FIENA KUNDALINI SUNDAY
With Eve Latil in partnership with
Fiena Members Club
Sunday 8 March @ Uncommon Fulham Zen Studio
An uplifting session of spiritual and physical practices incorporating movement, dynamic breathing techniques and meditation to build physical vitality and increase consciousness.
Free for Uncommon members | Book here | Ladies only | Limited spaces | Advance booking required
INTERESTS | UPSKILLING
FEMALE FINANCIAL DIALOGUE –
Our Financial History & Future
Thursday 12 March @ Uncommon Liverpool Street Auditorium
For Women’s History Month, the relationship with money and woman’s money history will be discussed, leading to equip you with the right tools and information to make more informed financial future decisions. Using global perspective, conversations on why we need to talk about money, how to be a financial feminist, how to speak up for change at work and why we should invest in women will provide the tools and resources to set yourself up for financial success in the future.
The #FFD events led by Finimize are designed to empower everyone financially, inspire connection between ambitious women and celebrate female leaders who are breaking the mould. Please note: All genders are welcome to join this event. Finimize is a London-based fintech which aims to make finance more accessible to millennials through the daily financial newsletter, award-winning App and global events. In the past year, Finimize events have been held in 40 different cities all around the world such as Singapore, Lagos, Milan, Auckland, Mexico City, New York, Chicago, Sydney and more.
Free for members | Book here | Promo code with Members Portal |Limited spaces | Advance booking required | Booking deadline 3 days before event date | Minimum number of attendees required
MINDSET | NETWORKING
WHERE SELF CARE MEETS BUSINESS
With Smart Girl Tribe
Wednesday 18 March @ Uncommon Liverpool Street Auditorium
In celebration of International Women’s Day next month, Uncommon and Smart Girl Tribe are hosting an expert panel of female entrepreneurs for a night of honest business talk and like-minded women to network with. The panellists will discuss how they have launched their successful businesses and brands, divulge what self-care means to them and how to tackle mental health issues when in business.
Whether you are hoping to build your social media following, find your ideal clients, increase your revenue, hear from an international motivational speakers, learn how to start a business from scratch or you’re just in need of some expert business strategies and new friends, this is the right event for you. This is your chance to ask the experts in the field any question you like, this is us lifting off the veil and giving a true insight into what it takes so you know exactly what step to take next.
Smart Girl Tribe is the UK’s number one female empowerment organisation. It has become the leading hub for women wanting to improve their lives and redefine the impossible. Smart Girl Tribe is an event series and online platform with a podcast, merchandise and jewellery line, the company has worked with the British Council, the Houses of Parliament, UN Women and HeforShe alongside Emma Watson.
Free for FEMALE members | Book here | Promo code within Members Portal| Limited spaces | Advance booking required | Ladies event only | Booking deadline 11 March