Women at LBS: Our Laidlaw Scholars’ Journeys to Business School

Everyone’s journey to business school is unique. Meet London Business School's Laidlaw Women's Leadership Fund recipients, as they share their journeys to business school.

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Everyone’s journey to business school is unique. As part of your business school experience, you will meet an extensive breadth of peers from diverse backgrounds who you will learn from, be inspired by and inspire.
In an extended celebration of International Women’s Day, on 24th March 2021, meet some of London Business School's first intake of Laidlaw Women’s Leadership scholars as they share their individual journeys to business school. Four of our scholars will discuss their business school experiences, share the challenges they have faced and how they overcame them.
Who will you meet?
Helena Couto - Masters In Management
Amazing Grace Makusha - MBA
Pamela Flores Monico - MBA
Gigi Jia - EMBA London
Join us:
24th March 2021
17:00-18:00 GMT

Lydia Wakefield

Associate Director, External Partnerships and Scholarships, London Business School

Lydia is the Associate Director, External Partnerships and Scholarships at London Business School. Lydia also sits on the LBS Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Before joining LBS, Lydia was Head of Education & Skills at the Creative Industries Federation and previously the Deputy Head of Education and Training at IPSE – The association of freelancers and self-employed professionals in the UK. Prior to IPSE, Lydia worked for Kaplan and University of Bath within admissions, marketing, partnerships and school liaison. Lydia has also been engaged in the Women and Work APPG (All-Party Parliamentary Group) where she has represented women in enterprise, education and training.