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Julia Iball

Julia IballJulia Iball has over 30 years’ experience, and was formerly Managing Partner of Henmans, a leading local law firm, for over 10 years, Julia was an early pioneering woman leader in the law, working her way up to the top job with dedication and commitment. She has first-hand experience of the challenges of being a working mother in a traditionally male environment, combining the commercial and time pressures of running a £9M turnover firm, with the demands of family life. Julia is a ‘cheerleader for business’ and is passionate about the importance of excellent management and leadership skills and achieving a balance between career success and life fulfilment.

Julia is Senior Development Executive at The University of Oxford and current Chair of the Oxfordshire branch of the Institute of Directors (IOD).  In her spare time, she sings in local choirs, enjoys theatre and amateur dramatics and does guided tours at The Ashmolean, Oxford. Julia lives in Kirtlington, Oxfordshire and is the mother of two ‘twentysomething’ children.

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Tel: 07866 444951

Rachel Brushfield

Rachel BrushfieldRachel is The Talent Liberator, a career, talent and learning & development strategist and coach. She has 30 years’ experience and established Energise – The Talent Liberation Company in 1997. Her career heritage is in marketing and brand strategy & communications, skills she now uses to help executives, professionals & entrepreneurs to market themselves in the new world of work. Second careers, portfolio careers, women’s self-marketing & personal branding are specialisms. Rachel is a published author in talent management, professional development, gender balance, and work life balance. She was one of only 200 women in the UK shortlisted in the ‘entrepreneur’ category of the We are the city 2017 Rising star awards, awards for women who support the female pipeline.

Home is Charlbury, Oxfordshire and Rachel is a foodie, cat lover, allotment digger, poet, and handmade card creator. Scarily she is a step-grandmother at just 52 and a naughty auntie!

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Tel: 07973 911137


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Tuesday 27 September 2022

Block busting. Coaching yourself to create an inner gear shift.

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it”

Alan Kay

PWHub – Inspiring Professional Women


Space and time to reflect, relax, think and take stock in your life and career


Meet and connect with diverse like-minded senior women professionals


Hone and perfect personal and professional development skills