Siobhan Benita

Upcoming Events

IBP Summer Party and Communication and PR Awards

IBP Summer Party and Communication and PR Awards

Thursday 20th June

Guest Speaker, Siobhan Benita, 2012 London Mayoral candidate, who shared the highs and lows of running her campaign against the background of not being given equal air time - to explain her policies - as the main three political parties. Speech video at

Recent Events

Get Ready to be Inspired

Get Ready to be Inspired

Wednesday 6th March

Siobhan will be talking at the Nokia Remarkable Women and I Am Visible event where she will share her career journey and be interviewed by female students. More at

Women in Politics: Making a Difference

Women in Politics: Making a Difference

Thursday 7th March (am)

In celebration of International Women's Day, Siobhan returns to her old school, Ursuline High School, to talk to girls from across Merton about the importance of women in politics.

Whitehall: Expand your horizons

Whitehall: Expand your horizons

Thursday 7th March (pm)

Siobhan will talk at the Civil Service Women's Conference about life-changing decisions, taking risks and the challenge of running for Mayor.

Women mentoring Women

Women mentoring Women

Saturday 23rd March

Siobhan will join a host of amazing women at the Inspirational Woman Awards and Networking Event and talk about the consequences of stepping out of her comfort zone. More at

Career Development for Women

Career Development for Women

Tuesday 5th February

Siobhan will be talking to a group of women who have completed the Crossing Thresholds programme about managing risks in their careers. Crossing Thresholds is a year-long mentoring programme for women who want to develop their career in a structured and supportive environment. More at

Political Book Awards

Political Book Awards

Wednesday 6th February

Siobhan is delighted to be attending the Political Book Awards that will celebrate excellence in political writing. More at

Annual Women in Public Life Awards

Annual Women in Public Life Awards

Thursday 7th February

Siobhan will chair the judging of the annual Women in Public Life Awards. More at

The future’s yours

The future’s yours

Wednesday 16th January

Siobhan will be at the Evening Standard Discussion on the Future of London. Details at

Siobhan Benita

Professions into Leadership

Wednesday 12th December

Siobhan will open this development conference for specialists and professionals in Government who are looking to move into a leadership role...More

SOLA 2012

Spirit of London Awards 2012

Monday 10th December

Siobhan and her family attended an amazing evening where young Londoners were recognised for their talent, achievements and hard work in a number of inspirational...More

House of Commons

Parliagender Launch

Monday 3rd December

On Monday 3 December, Siobhan will speak at the launch of Parliagender - Parliament’s new Workplace Equality Network on Gender Issues. John Bercow...More

TEDx Whitehall Women

TEDx Whitehall Women

Saturday 1st December

This will explore the transformational journeys of women, and the skills, tools and equipment they use to break through barriers, cross thresholds or bridge the...More

RED’s Hot Women Awards 2012

RED’s Hot Women Awards 2012

Wednesday 28 November (2pm)

Siobhan will attend RED’s Hot Women Awards 2012 at One Marylebone. Siobhan was delighted to be shortlisted for the Community/Charity Award. At the ceremony, winners will be awarded in 13 categories.

Siobhan speaking

Kingston University Guest Speaker

Wednesday 28 November (5pm)

Siobhan is a guest speaker at Kingston University. She will be talking to a group of journalism students about politics, engaging the people and her experiences with the British media.

Chairing the Reform Efficiency Delivery conference for public service leaders

Chairing the Reform Efficiency Delivery conference for public service leaders

Thursday 22nd November

This thought-leading conference is a unique annual event that examines and explores the strategic challenges facing senior managers tasked with leading today’s...More


Development seminar for the Gender Group, SOCA

Tuesday13th November

Siobhan will be talking about what she learnt from the experience and how she has developed her own management skills throughout her career.

George Ferguson

Supporting independent Bristol Mayor candidate

Monday 12th November

On Thursday 15 November the people of Bristol will go to the polls to chose their first elected Mayor. Siobhan will visit Bristol on Monday 12 November to join...More

Politics Masterclass

Politics Masterclass at St Michael’s Catholic Girls School in Finchley

Friday 9th November

Siobhan’s audience will be 16-18 year old girls who are interested in possible careers in politics.

CPA Gender and Politics

International Parliamentary Conference on Gender and Politics

Thursday 8th November

At the first international parliamentary conference on gender and politics, Siobhan joined Baroness Kinnock, Norma Jarboe (Director of Women Count)...More

Evening Standard Event

Evening Standard Celebration of Influential Londoners

Wednesday 7th November

Siobhan and Giselle Green joined a host of “influential” Londoners at the new Burberry Store on Regent Street to celebrate the Evening Standard’s 2012 list of ...More

Parliament lecture

Media Perceptions of Women in Public Life

Wednesday 24th October

Siobhan will speak along with Jane Garvey, Women’s Hour Presenter and Michael White Guardian journalist.

PCC Support

Police and Crime Commissioner support

Wednesday 17th October

Siobhan joined Ann Barnes, the independent Police and Crime Commissioner candidate in Kent, on the campaign trail to talk about Ann’s Youth Commissioner policy at...More

Youth Enterprise Live

Youth Enterprise Live

Saturday 13th October

Siobhan spoke at Youth Enterprise Live, Earls Court, on Women and intrapreneurship.