A sneak peak inside our career-changing event

With speakers including Emma Willis, Kate Thornton and Louise Pentland Future Shapers Live is set to be bigger and better than ever...

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With speakers including Emma Willis, Kate Thornton and Louise Pentland Future Shapers Live is set to be bigger and better than ever...

Ever wondered how to take your career to the next level? Want to future-proof your skills to avoid being left behind? Or simply want to be inspired by some amazing women? Then Future Shapers Live is the event for you.

A bespoke event with six sessions throughout the day ranging from 'How to start a business from scratch' to 'How to be your own influencer' here at Marie Claire we've designed a day which is sure to leave you feeling ready to tackle anything.

With an opening keynote panel including Andrea Furst and Kathy Philips. Here's all you need to know about the impressive panel of ladies set to begin the day...

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Dr Andrea Furst, sport & exercise psychologist and performance coach 

Andrea Furst is a sport psychologist and the woman who helped to mentally prepare Team GB's Women's Hockey team when they went on to win Olympic gold in Rio in 2016. She works with a variety of elite performers in sports such as tennis, golf, netball, rugby, and athletics, to help them understand how to perform at their best under pressure. She also coaches CEOs, GMs and senior leaders in business to have a healthy respect for their mental health.

Kathy Philips, Founder This Works

Kathy Phillips spent seven years at Vogue as Health and Beauty Director. She left this prestigious post a few years ago to pursue various new projects specifically the launch of the natural Beauty Brand This Works. But she still maintains a strong link with Condenast in her current role as International Beauty Director for Condé Nast Asia working with all their titles (Vogue, “W” Self, Vogue Girl and Allure) in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan juggling both responsibilities which call on differing facets of the Beauty industry.

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At This Works, as Creative Director and Founder, she is involved in the visual and formulations side of the business including the packaging design, concept and creation of products.

She has worked for many British magazines and newspapers throughout her career. From having her own weekly page on the Daily Mail, at 23, she has been a columnist for the Mail on Sunday, a commissioning editor on YOU magazine and written for various publications including The Financial Times, The Times, and The Sunday Times, the Saturday Telegraph Magazine, Sunday Telegraph and most recently, Psychologies magazine.

In 1977 she wrote The Vogue Book of Blondes and then edited and co-wrote Vogue Beauty (2000) as well as two best-selling books on Yoga, which she has been practising for thirty years and is a qualified teacher.

So what are you waiting for? Book your tickets today and be inspired by these amazing women!

WHEN Saturday 20 May 2017

TIME 9.30am-6.30pm

WHERE Sofitel London St James, 6 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AN

TICKETS £95 and include lunch, Cointreau reception and a goodie bag worth over £100.

To read more about what's going on at Future Shapers Live visit www.marieclaire.co.uk/futureshaperslive or to book CLICK HERE.