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ICCO members Global Women in PR hosted a #StepUp to Leadership event at the House of PR, with senior women and ‘manbassadors’ from across the festival attending to support the initiative. Co-founders Sue Hardwick and Angela Oakes opened with remarks about the importance of female leaders inspiring the next generation of women to have the self-belief to step up and achieve success.

We caught up with 6 high achieving women at the event to give their quick tips on how to #stepup , videos below:

Elise Mitchell, Founder and CEO, Mitchell

Elise Mitchell, Founder and CEO, Mitchell

Ruth Allchurch, UK Managing Director, WE Communications

Rachel Bell, Founder and CEO, Shine Communications

Gabriela Lungo, Founder, WINGS Creative Leadership Lab

Maja Pawinska Sims, Associate Editor (EMEA), The Holmes Report

Rachel Friendly, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick London