Yesterday saw the House of Commons launch of a new UK initiative – Disruptive Women in Health Care.
The group started life in the USA and its founder, Robin Strongin, joined a group of leading ladies from across the health and social care sector as well as business and technology world.
Supported by Big White Wall, a leading mental health resource, Jen Hyatt the CEO described how she came across the group on her recent travels to the America (Big White Wall was part of a recent delegation with Jeremy Hunt introducing UK health companies).
Leaving the audience in little doubt that she was herself a ‘disruptive woman’ Jen encouraged the audience to always ask questions of the status quo and lead their organisations from the front. In the UK over 80% of the non-medical workforce are women – but only 12% of the leadership. (more…)