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WIS Show: Self Respect and Career Ownership (Starting with You!)

By Tamara Parris
Published: August 15, 2021 | Last updated: September 20, 2021 12:56:20
Key Takeaways

In this session we look at measuring our own self respect and taking control of our own career development.

Join us for our first session, in a series of six, looking at how we can build ourselves up and gain access to higher level positions of influence. In session one, "Self Respect and Career Ownership (Starting with You!)" our guests Belinda Nyambare and Louise Kelly chat about their journey towards self-respect, and struggles and challenges experienced during their own careers.

We dive into talking about why developing self respect is important for success in one's professional development and what is meant by the term 'career ownership'. Belinda and Louise share their journey through their career development and recommendations on how to measure our own self respect.


This is a series of six episodes where we look at how we can build ourselves up and gain access to higher level positions of influence.

In this series we will be speaking to six topics:

This series comes to us through L’Oréal and RoSPA Safe@Work-Safe@Home Partnership in association with OneWISH. It is designed to help and support those who identify as women in Health & Safety reach more senior roles and includes certified "IOSH Leading Safely" training followed by a period of mentoring. This training is delivered by Louise Hosking of Hosking Associates, sponsored by L’Oréal and administered by RoSPA.


Our Guests:

Mentee - Belinda Nyambare, a Safety Officer at Siginon Aviation Limited, a ground service provider at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mentor - Louise Kelly, Health and Safety Compliance Manager at Birmingham Airport.

She is an experienced Health & Safety Compliance Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the airport industry for over 28 years. Skilled in Occupational Health & Safety Management System to the ISO 45001 Standard, Legal Compliance, Audits and Contractor Control. Strong health and safety professional with a MSc in the Science in Occupational Health and Safety from the University of Birmingham.


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Written by Tamara Parris

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Tamara Parris is the VP of Community and Business Development at Safeopedia, and owner of EHS Professionals Group on LinkedIn. Her passion is working with other EHS Professionals to collaborate in thought leadership, networking and connecting our industry peers to resources that will increase profitability and safety practices within their workplaces. Tamara has been in the Health and Safety field for over 20 years, her industry experiences include the Construction sector, CCTV and Security, and Commercial Retail industries.

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