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Women In Sourcing Initiative

Women In Sourcing Initiative

Last year, we launched our Women in Sourcing Initiative to encourage the industry to embrace social inclusion and remind everyone that gender equality is everyone’s issue!

This year, we continue to actively push this initiative to the sourcing industry as we aim to reach our target of filling 30% of senior positions in the sourcing industry with women.

We at the GSA are committed to transforming our industry for the benefit of our members. By joining the Women in Sourcing Initiative, you will be helping us in this commitment by improving the industry’s record on female participation and social inclusion. 

Companies already participating in this initiative include KPMG, BBC, BP, MoJ, IBM, Schroders, Bank of Ireland, Colliers international, Centrica, Ricoh, npower, Zurich, Capgemini, UCAS, Capita and many more…

Women in Sourcing – Mentoring PROGRAMME

We are calling on sourcing professionals to help shape the future of the sourcing industry.

We need dedicated and generouous sourcing professionals to donate some of their time to be a mentor and boost the careers of women looking to excel in sourcing. If you wish to be a mentor, male or female, the industry needs you!

The Mentoring Programme has been developed to support our aim to of filling 30% of senior positions in the sourcing industry with women by 2020.  

The programme incorporates:

With nine women fulfilling key roles in the GSA's Member Council, we are delighted to announce Emma Mansfield (Head of Outsourced Services Assurance, Bank of Ireland UK) and Joanne Webber (Outsourcing Commercial Manager, npower) as our Women in Sourcing Leads to help drive this programme.

Register your interest HERE. Become a mentor or a mentee today!

The Mentoring Programme is an initiative within our Social Inclusion Charter, which underpins the Global Sourcing Standard. The GSA and its members are committed to Social Inclusion and want to see more done within the industry to support the development of women working in any aspect of the sourcing industry.

The Women in Sourcing Initiative, which is part of the GSA's Social Inclusion programme, kicked off last autumn with Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith as Keynote speaker. Please see the video of the highlights below. 

Women in Outsourcing: The Importance of Targets in the Industry

Ruby McGregor-Smith

Women in Outsourcing

For any further information about any of the above programmes, feel free to contact us on admin@gsa-uk.com or call us on +44 (0) 2072928686.

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To register to any of the events as a member, please ensure you are logged into your account otherwise you may be asked to pay. If you are unsure of your login details please contact admin@gsa-uk.com

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