Lily Dey

Author, Coach & Founder at SkirtsandLadders.com. 

Lily began her career as an IT professional and later qualified as an accountant in the corporate sector.  This exposed her to the many challenges facing women in industry, which she became an ardent advocate of. After being awarded a Google Global Community Scholarship and being selected as a StartingBloc Fellow, she chose to focus on this passion full-time and trained as a life coach, to continue the work started by her blog in providing women with sensible solutions to move their lives ahead in a fulfilling direction.

Lily's coaching experience began in 2004, when she gained a strong foundation in core coaching techniques through 800+ hours of service as a Nightline volunteer.  She went on to gain formal qualifications, including a Certificate in Personal Performance Coaching and trained in cognitive behavioural therapy, transactional analysis and NLP techniques.  She is also an Affiliate of the Association of Coaching.  Alongside her private practice, Lily also undertakes pro bono work as a Teach First Coach and works with various charities.

Should Women Play Golf to Get Ahead?

An estimated 90% of Fortune 500 CEO’s play golf. Headlines were made last week when it was announced that the Augusta National, home of The Masters championship, was to admit two women for the first time in it's 80 year history.  It should be noted that their first black member only joined in 1990, so it's not exactly on the bleeding edge of modern day concepts. ...more
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