The future-proof career: strategies for thriving at every stage

Hosted by The Inclusion Initiative

In-person and online public event (Auditorium, Centre Building)


Isabel Berwick

Isabel Berwick

Dr Grace Lordan

Dr Grace Lordan


Professor Connson Locke

Professor Connson Locke

Join us for the book launch event of The Future-Proof Career, a guide to navigating the post-pandemic work world.

Authored by Isabel Berwick, host of the Financial Times podcast Working It, this book provides expert analysis and insights into modern work trends. Featuring Grace Lordan, with Connson Locke chairing, the event promises a thought-provoking discussion on topics like hybrid work models and workplace equality. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, this book offers invaluable insights for success in today's evolving workplace. Don't miss this chance to gain expert advice and take control of your career. Join us for an evening of discussion and discovery.

Meet our speakers and chair

Isabel Berwick (@IsabelBerwick) is the host of the FT's Working It podcast about the workplace and writes the weekly Working It newsletter. She is the editorial lead for the FT Women in Business Forum, moderates and hosts FT and external events about the workplace and beyond, and is writing a book about how to thrive at work. She joined the FT in 1999 from the Independent on Sunday, where she was the business editor.

Grace Lordan (@profgracelordan) is the author of Think Big, the Director of The Inclusion Initiative and Associate Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her academic writings have been published in top international journals and she has written for the Financial TimesFortuneFast Company and Harvard Business Review.

Connson Chou Locke joined the Department of Management at LSE in 2008 where she teaches leadership, organisational behaviour, negotiation and decision making. She has extensive experience designing and teaching leadership development programmes and has worked in nearly 20 countries across Europe and Asia Pacific, United States and Australia. 

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TII (@lse_tii) is a research center at LSE that is creating Inclusive leaders. TII does this by bringing together teaching, research and practice to build more inclusive work environments.

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