25 Feb 2022
Come together for an inspiring evening of fashion, food and fizz at 116 Pall Mall, home to the Institute of Directors (IoD) this International Women’s Day. Taking place from 6:00pm-9:30pm on Tuesday 8th March, the prestigious venue will host a panel discussion on ‘Women Leading Sustainability’ with pioneering female leaders in fashion, food, finance and tech, followed by a catwalk show with sustainable clothing brand DEPLOY, plus shopping, canapés and fizz.
Taking place in the elegant settings of 116 Pall Mall, enjoy welcome drinks and canapés followed by a keynote speech and panel discussion with female leaders who are paving the way for women in sustainable business. Speakers will include IoD’s COO Esther Teeken and Claire O’Neil, co-chair at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, followed by a panel moderated by Minnie Moll, Chief Executive of Design Council. Panellists will include Lilly Miller, CFO of Planet Mark, Zana Aston, Chairperson of Women in Tech, Dr. Bernice Pan, founder of DEPLOY and Anna Fenten, Marketing Director of caterer and restaurateur Searcys, who will share their expertise in how a sustainable approach is fundamental to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive future for people and planet.
Following the talk, DEPLOY will take to the catwalk with the evening finishing with a private shopping experience in the newly refreshed Champagne Bar at 116 Pall Mall. And it’s all for a good cause with 10% of all DEPLOY sales going to the charity, Women For Women International, which helps women survivors of war rebuild their lives across the world.
On the day, Searcys, the official caterer at 116 Pall Mall will be fundraising for Women For Women International charity across its lounges, restaurants and Champagne Bar.
On the event, Esther Teeken comments: “We are incredibly proud to be marking International Women’s Day at 116 Pall Mall by putting the spotlight on some of the amazing women in business. Not only do we want to celebrate our female leaders, but also take the opportunity to showcase the ways in which businesses are making the change for the better.”
‘Women leading Sustainability’ marks the first in a series of Changemaker events at 116 Pall Mall, showcasing trailblazers who are making a positive impact through better business. Tickets are priced at £45 per person (£35 for members) and are available to purchase here.
116 Pall Mall
Institute of Directors
St. James’s, London