I am happy to provide the links to related websites of interest, but I cannot be responsible for the content of 3rd party websites, or how you choose to use it.


The Association for Coaching is an independent non-profit organisation with the goal to promote best practice, raise awareness and standards across the coaching industry: www.associationforcoaching.com

The International Coach Federationis an independent organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession: www.coachfederation.org

The European Mentoring and Coaching Council develops, promotes and sets the expectation of best practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe and beyond: www.emccouncil.org

The Association for Professional Executive Coaching and Supervision(APECS) is another professional body for executive coaching and for the supervision of executive coaches: www.apecs.org


The Equality & Human Rights Commission protects, promotes and enforces equality across nine protected characteristics: age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment: www.equalityhumanrights.com

The Government Equalities Office in the Home Office, whose mission is to put equality at the heart of government, has responsibility for equality strategy and legislation and leads on issues relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality matters: www.homeoffice.gov.uk/equalities



Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development: www.cipd.co.uk. Links to top resources on organisation development, including factsheets, research, books, courses and more.

Organization Development Network

The Organisation Development Network is an international professional association of organisation development practitioners: http://www.odnetwork.org/

Power & Systems

Barry Oshry is a leading teacher and thinker about human systems theory and leadership. His website has a wealth of resources and insights into the mysteries of personal and organizational dysfunction, along with a framework and tools for mastering those dynamics: http://www.powerandsystems.com/

Future Search

Future search is an interactive planning process that helps people transform their capability for action very quickly. The meeting is task-focused. It brings together 60 to 80 people together from all walks of life into the same conversation - those with resources, expertise, formal authority and need. They meet over three days to tell stories about their past, present and desired future, discover common ground and make concrete action plans: www.futuresearch.net

Open Space Technology

Open Space Technology, pioneered by Harrison Owen, offers a method to run meetings of groups of any size. It is a self-organising process; participants construct the agenda and schedule during the meeting itself. It enables a wide range of people to address complex issues and to learn with and from each other: www.openspaceworld.com

World Café

The World Café is an innovative yet simple methodology for hosting conversations about questions that matter. These conversations link and build on each other as people move between groups, cross-pollinate ideas, and discover new insights into the questions or issues that are most important in their life, work, or community: www.theworldcafe.com


CIPD leadership programme for womenrun by Carol Pickering & Jean Woollard: www.cipd.co.uk/training/MANWIL

Forum UK is an organisation honouring women leaders of significant and diverse achievement: www.forumuk.org

The International Women's Forum advances women's leadership across careers, cultures and continents by connecting the world's most preeminent women of significant and diverse achievement: www.iwforum.org


Prowess is the UK association of organisations and individuals who support the growth of women's business ownership: www.prowess.org.uk

Top 50 Employers for Women

The TOP 50 is about providing insightful information about 50 of the UK's largest and most progressive employers. Women can now research and compare organisations based on their own needs and interests before choosing where to work: www.wherewomenwanttowork.com

UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering & Technology

The UKRC is the UK's lead organisation for the provision of advice, services and policy consultation to build gender equality and diversity in science, engineering, technology and the built environment (SET): www.theukrc.org

Womankind Worldwide is an international women's human rights charity working to help women transform their lives in Africa, Asia and Latin America: www.womankind.org.uk

Women's Transportation Seminar London exists to support women working in the transport industry, to maximise their potential and to continue to build a collective network for professional and personal benefit: www.wtslondon.org