Finding no women's network at the Department for Education when they moved there, Carolyn O'Connor and Beth Walker set about creating one.
Cross Government Women's Networks
On the eve of International Women's Day, Eleanor Binks looks back on her time as co-chair of the Cross-Government Women's Network (CGWN).
The Civil Service is running 10 events in different parts of the country on 8 March to mark International Women's Day – and you can book now to attend the event nearest to you.
Co-chairs of the Cross-Government Women's Network, Keela Shackell-Smith and Eleanor Binks look back on the successes in their first year, and forward to the challenges ahead.