OneWISH International Women’s Day Event 2023


In partnership with

DAY ONE – Tuesday March 7th, 2023

1:00 PM UK – Opening Remarks 

Louise HoskingDirector, Hosking Associates Ltd

1:10 PM UK – Session One: You are Not an Imposter! Harnessing Your Inner Super Powers

We will be talking about the power of mentoring others, passing on our knowledge. We will be hearing amazing stories from a group of mentors and learn how their support has impacted the growth of other professionals.

Ann Diment, (Moderator)Owner, Work Safe and Well

Ashley MckieDirector of Safety at Venturis Capital Corporation 

Mohamed HassanOccupational Health and Safety Officer with the Federal Government of Canada, and the Canadian Association for Black Health and Safety Professionals

Funmi Oladokun, Environment, Health, Safety, Quality and Food Safety Consultant at Klemath Concepts Ltd.

Dr. Steven Guillory, Safety Program Manager at City of Houston, and Mentorship Chair for the Blacks in Safety Excellence Community at ASSP

2:30 PM UK – Members Session: ONEWiSH Coalition Members Networking 

Opportunity to connect with the members and discuss next steps for the coalition. Casual, networking sessions aimed to get members talking, listening to what they would like from OneWISH. This is a Members Only Session.

Louise HoskingDirector, Hosking Associates Ltd 

DAY TWO – Thursday March 9th, 2023

1:00 PM UK – Session Two: Embracing Equity to be Future Fit 

Discussion to focus on the value of networks and associations in professional development, enhancing/promoting EDI which are key values for now and the future. Panelists share what their specific association/network is doing in promoting equity and provide advice to the Health and Safety professionals in attendance on key tools to enhance their skills, knowledge and experience to be future fit.

Usheril Matta (Moderator), IOSH Chiltern Branch Committee member

Rita HauskenFounder & CEO, Shestainability

Heather BeachManaging Director, The Healthy Work Company

Lawrence WebbIOSH President, Group SHE Strategy Director Costain

Louise Hosking, Director, Hosking Associates Ltd, Immediate Past President IOSH; Co-Founder OneWISH

Melissa Mark-JoyceAssociate Director, EHS Labcorp, Chair, Future of the Profession Steering Group, IOSH council  

DAY THREE – Friday March 10th, 2023

1:00 PM UK – Session Three: Women in Health and Safety Leadership 

Panel discussions with several Health and Safety Professional Executives sharing their leadership experiences and journey.

Christine Sullivan (Moderator)SVP Risk Control Director at Sompo International 

Kathy Seabrook, CEO, Global Solutions Inc.

Isidora Diaz HerediaChief Sustainability and HSE Officer, Parques Reunidos 

Alicia Olo Martinez, Corporate Director Health and Safety, JT International 

Carole Smets, Global Health and Safety Director, Pernod Ricard

2:00 PM UK – Closing Remarks

Louise Hosking, Director, Hosking Associates Ltd

Melissa Mark-Joyce, Associate Director, EHS Labcorp,

Tamara Parris, V.P of Community Development, Safeopedia