What has 2020 taught us as leaders and women?

What has 2020 Taught us as Leaders and Women?


The pandemic has shone a light on the success of female leaders, but women have also been the hardest hit. 2020 changed the way many of us see ourselves and our work.

Katya Linossi, ClearPeople's CEO and Co-Founder will share what she learnt about herself as a leader, wife and mother, with an aim to engage, share and discuss how to apply what was learnt.

A member of the informal Women in AI (or WAI for short) will share research findings with a particular focus on women, who are most at risk of being disadvantaged.

Janet Adams will be talking about the impact AI is having on women, with a focus on how 2020 and the pandemic has sped up digital transformation and use of automation.

You will learn:

  • Tips on balancing competing demands
  • Skills required now and in the future
  • How can we help ourselves and others?

This event is part of The Wit Network UK.

Speakers at this webinar

KatyaKatya Linossi, Co-Founder and CEO (ClearPeople)

Katya is the co-founder and CEO of ClearPeople. Named as female entrepreneur to watch in 2021 as well as shortlisted as Innovator of the Year at the Women in IT Awards 2019, Katya has been instrumental in shaping the strategy and operations of ClearPeople, with over 20 years’ extensive international experience in various roles within IT. She juggled a Master’s in Business Administration with motherhood and starting a successful business. She is a firm believer in wellness and actively supporting our team to develop personally as well as professionally, specifically championing women in technology and diversity in the workforce.



Janet Adams

Janet Adams, AI and Risk Expert

Janet is a disruptive tech advocate with over two decades of experience in banking risk and technology, and a long-term enthusiast in artificial intelligence with a recently completed Master’s degree in AI at the University of Essex. 
Janet’s professional experience extends across commercial and investment banking, and her resume boasts the likes of HSBC, RBS and TSB. Combining her IEEE published research on Explainability and Accountability of AI, with her special brand of technology, risk and conduct expertise, Janet has established herself as a thought leader in AI Risk and Ethics in banking. Janet is also a long term advocate of diversity, and has a particular current interest in the impact of AI and Industry 4.0 on women.