Gill Whitty-Collins

Gender equality champion & author of ground-breaking book

Gill Whitty-Collins is the author of ‘WHY MEN WIN AT WORK…and how we can make inequality history.’

She was born near Liverpool and went from the local comprehensive high school to study at Cambridge University. After graduating, she joined Procter & Gamble, where she led global brands such as Pantene, Olay and Max Factor and swiftly moved up the ladder to Marketing Director, General Manager and ultimately Senior Vice President. At the Senior Executive & Board level, she was struck by the lack of representation of women and fascinated by the invisible, unconscious forces that were holding them back - and made a vow to write and talk about it.

Gill has delivered keynote speeches for FT Live, Channel 4, Unilever, Logitech, Microsoft, EY,GE, P&G, KC, Bayer, Reckitt, General Mills, Deloitte, The Fawcett Society, Colgate Palmolive, Wella, Clarion, Verisure, Svitzer, RX, Perrigo, BIC, Havi, IMG, A&M, Friesland Campina, VF Corporation, SAP, Carpmaels & Ranford, Alight, LEAD, Boom!

Gill Whitty-Collins leaves audiences enlightened, inspired, challenged, energised and motivated to drive progress, thanks to her clear, credible vision and her straight talking style that brings clarity to the gender inequality issue in a way that opens minds and makes people think differently. Her speeches are highly inclusive & relatable for everyone in the organization, bringing men & women together and sparking many questions, nodding heads, penny drop moments and lively discussion that prompts all genders to self-reflect on the work to be done to drive gender equality. Filled with unbiased perspective, Gill shares clear concepts that people can relate to and practical & very actionable advice & tips to act on.

Her story and vision will inspire you to join the force to make gender inequality history.

Thank you for considering Gill to support your event

“Very real & very insightful…we received glowing feedback…engaging & filled with practical advice.” FT Live
“One of the best sessions I have ever attended.” HAVI
"As inspiring in real life as in the written word.” RX
“Magnificent, highly engaging & energizing…highly recommend.” UNILEVER
“Truly inspirational…relatable not just to women but to everyone in the organization.” GENERAL MILLS
“An incredible speaker.” MiCROSOFT
“One of the best webinars we have ever put on.”  LEAD
“Utterly captivating & down to earth…our top speaker (out of 60)” FUTURE OF WORK & LEARNING
“A truly inspirational talk… straight talking & passionate… you made a huge impact.” KC
“Brought clarity to gender inequality in a way that made us all think differently & better of each other.” BAYER
“Smart, strategic, impactful…challenging, thought-provoking & inspiring”  VERISURE
“Inspiring, passionate, thoughtful, challenging, courageous, experienced, insightful, connected & empathetic.” KINETIC
“A brilliant speaker…rational & pragmatic about the route to change…an energizing force & motivational to a diverse community.” SELWYN COLLEGE
“A fantastic talk… Great speaker… Fascinating.” THE MARKETING ACADEMY

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