Regularly networking within your industry and discipline can set you up well to progress in your career.
Nurturing relationships with your contacts is mutually beneficial.
Raise your professional profile and broaden your access to opportunities from assisting and connecting with others.
Women Ahead was launched in 2001 to encourage, support and connect women in business and the professions in Dundee and Angus. It is an inclusive, supportive and inspirational group of women who wish to make the most of themselves, their careers and family life. We support, promote, empower and recognize the business women of Dundee and Angus
We are committed to empowering Dundee and Angus businesswomen to achieve success on their own terms. We strive to provide opportunities for women to connect with and support each other. We deliver programs that contribute to the personal and professional development of our members, meeting their needs at the right time in the right way..
We shape the future of businesswomen in Dundee and Angus by providing opportunities for development, fostering valuable connections, and facilitating member success through business and career growth; by providing a forum for discussion, development and networking.
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You can join online right now and start enjoying the benefits. Membership of Women Ahead is on an individual basis and costs £35 for 12 months. Corporate membership packages are also available.Join Women Ahead
Make New Contacts
Networking is about sharing and forming trust while helping one another toward goals. Regularly engaging with your contacts and finding opportunities to assist them helps to strengthen the relationship. By doing this, you sow the seeds for reciprocal assistance when you need help to achieve your goals.
Skills & experience
Gaining the advice of experienced peers is an important benefit of networking. Discussing common challenges and opportunities opens the door to valuable suggestions and guidance. Offering genuine assistance to your contacts also sets a strong foundation for receiving support in return when you need it.
Group of talented women
Networking is a great opportunity to exchange best practice knowledge, learn about the business techniques of your peers and stay abreast of the latest industry developments. A wide network of informed, interconnected contacts means broader access to new and valuable information.
Learn, improve or develop
Your network can be an excellent source of new perspectives and ideas to help you in your role. Exchanging information on challenges, experiences and goals is a key benefit of networking. Similarly, offering helpful ideas to a contact is an excellent way to build your reputation as an innovative thinker.
Invest in your career
Being visible and getting noticed is a benefit of networking that is essential in career building. Regularly attending professional and social events will help to get your face known. You can then help to build your reputation as being knowledgeable, reliable and supportive by offering useful information or tips to people who need it.
Complimentary ASB Membership
This complimentary, annual membership to The Association of Scottish Business Women offers access for Women Ahead members to networking, knowledge and mentoring opportunities across Scotland. Members come from every sector, age group, and level of experience and responsibility.