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Career & Family: Why you should stick to it
It’s key to understand why having a family and a career is a strength and not a handicap.
Christine Brown-Quinn, The Female Capitalist™
Following 20+ years in International Finance, Christine Brown-Quinn, together with her business partner Jacqueline Frost, launched Women in Business Superseries in order to create a platform to share their strategies for getting ahead in demanding corporate environments. As a former Managing Director in International Banking, Christine is well versed in what it takes to forge a thriving career in highly pressurised alpha environments. Through the Series, aspiring professional women discover the practical, hands-on strategies to fast track their careers – these are business strategies, albeit through a “female lens”.
In addition to her role as Managing Director & Co-Founder at WiB Superseries, Christine is an accomplished international speaker and commentator on a range of issues relevant to the success of female professionals through blogs, articles, radio & tv shows (eg BBC Sunday Live, BBC The Big Questions, Financial Times, London Evening Standard, Women in Banking & Finance Magazine, The Glass Hammer, Association of Women Solicitors’ Link magazine, Computer Weekly, WDRC 1360 AM, and many others).
Christine is also a published author on work-life balance for professional women. Step Aside Super Woman is resonating with professional women across a wide range of age groups, sectors as well as continents. In the words of one reviewer, Christine Lawrence, Former President, Women in Banking and Finance , “For over 30 years key organisations such as Women in Banking & Finance have heard from many women who are faced with the dilemma of achieving Work Life Balance, while trying to progress their career and have a family. It is refreshing to read Step Aside Super Woman that tackles a subject that is addressed on all levels, therefore, academically, intellectually, strategically and on a personal level.
Christine has an undergraduate degree in Foreign Languages from Georgetown University (Cum Laude) and an MBA in International Business from George Washington University (Beta Gamma Sigma scholar). She has also tutored for Georgetown University’s Graduate Program in International Management at Oxford University on managing diversity in the workplace.