Getting you to where you want to be, faster.

Increasing career fulfilment and positive career moves for women working in higher education

A comprehensive programme which supports women to create clarity and focus around career direction, designed specifically to advance academic and professional services career pathways.

Career accelerator delivery format


2-3 hours 

- Your career timeline

- Identifying values

- Recognising strengths


Day 1

- The power of inclusion

- Energising strengths

- Growth mindset

- Your career vision


Day 2

- Your personal brand

- Increasing visibility

- Panel discussion

- Building relationships


Weeks 2-6

You will join an Action Learning Set, a powerful problem-solving tool enabling you to reflect and make changes with supportive peers.

"As a result of the programme, I feel more confident and motivated within myself to achieve more in my career. It has helped me to focus on my strengths and really hone in on what energises me."

Meet the programme team

Marshah Dixon-Terry

Marshah is an executive career and leadership coach who facilitates and enables purposeful, meaningful, inclusive, and sustainable change. Her experience spans from the City of London Police, General Social Care Council, Homes England, National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) and Versus Arthritis. 

Ellie Rich-Poole

Ellie helps leaders land their perfect role and be brilliant in it. She coaches people at a critical moment of transition, to move forward with positivity. She has 25 years’ experience in HR, Talent and Head-hunting HR Leaders. She is a speaker and group facilitator. She is a Mentor, an interview and personal branding coach for the Pipeline and an Ambassador for KidsOut. She was named a LinkedIn ‘Top Voice’ for Careers.

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"I highly recommend for women in higher education to take part in this well thought out programme. It’s been very helpful, insightful and inspirational. All the women who ran this workshop have helped me to have a clearer vision on how to have a positive approach to my career."

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