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15 March @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Strategic PA Network for ‘Don’t Get Left Behind: Understanding How AI Can Impact Assistants Positively’ with Fiona Young

You are cordially invited to attend the Strategic PA Network’s POWER HOUR ONLINE event on Fri, 15th March 2024 at 12:30pm. ‘Don’t Get Left Behind: How AI Can Impact Assistants Positively’ with Fiona Young

Join Strategic PA Network and Fiona Young, for a lively discussion, hosted online live from The Beech House in Beaconsfield.

Are you curious about AI, but unsure where to start? Perhaps you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the AI tools out there.. or underwhelmed by the results you’ve gotten from tools you’ve tried so far?

Join this session to learn how AI will reshape the assistant role from Fiona Young of Carve, and to pick up practical tips on how to get going with AI from Annie Stone, EA at Savannah, and Holly Beilby, EA at Salesforce. They’ll talk us through what tools they’re using to shortcut admin in their roles, where they’re finding value, and stumbling blocks along the way — with a few demos to bring it all to life.

We welcome you to note any questions you may have for us upon registration for this event. We like to make our online sessions as interactive as possible!


12:25 pm – Get ‘Online’ – Log on a bit earlier if you can with your lunch and drink of choice ready to settle in for a 12:30pm prompt start!

12:30pm – Welcome from Sarah Howson and Marianne Whitlock

12:40pm – An open discussion with Fiona Young, Annie Stone and Holly Beilby

1:20pm – Q&A

1:30pm – Finish


Fiona is founder of Carve, a series of live digital courses for executive assistants to learn AI, create capacity and develop into a strategic assistant — carving out their career growth in the process.

Before launching Carve, Fiona spent five years leading learning programs at Hive Learning, the b2b peer learning app. She built Hive’s content strategy, led a team of learning designers, and crafted dozens of cohort-based programs (some award-winning) for corporate clients including household names in financial services, consulting, automotive, consumer products and sport.

She previously ran Learning & Development for Blenheim Chalcot, one of the world’s most successful venture builders, overseeing group learning strategy and programs for 3,000 people across 25 ventures.

Fiona started her career as an executive assistant in venture capital.

Fiona is Californian by birth, but a Londoner by choice. When not behind her laptop she’s usually found


Located in the heart of Beaconsfield New Town, you will find a modern neighbour hood restaurant. The Beech House can cater for all occasions, where you can go at any time of the day, for any kind of reason. After work, before work, to do work. For family get-togethers, date nights or late nights. From coffees to cocktails, bubbles to beer. They’ve got food for everyone; from your full-English fry up to super food salad, Neapolitan pizza to rib-eye steak. Nibbles, sharers, roasts and proper home comforts; fresh and sustainable, cooked in front of your eyes. It’s all that they love about food and drink, under one roof.

When you need a change of scenery from the office, Beech House have the space for you, from boardroom meetings to team training, working lunches or business networking. Seating up to sixteen guests and with super-fast business grade wifi and TV screen for presentations, you’ll feel at home at The Beech House.

Conveniently located in Beaconsfield New Town, just 2 miles from junction 2 of the M40, The Beech House is just a 5 minute walk from the main line station with trains to London Marylebone.

The Beech House Beaconsfield


Strategic PA Network is a vibrant, friendly professional networking group for high-performing Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Virtual Assistants, Administrators, and Office Managers in the UK. Open to all levels, including international connections, the network promotes inclusivity and a desire for continuous learning and connection. It provides a supportive and inclusive environment for sharing best practices, exchanging ideas, building relationships, inspiring one another, and facilitating mutual learning.

Strategic PA Network aims to create a team-like atmosphere for professionals who may not often work in a collaborative setting, the role of a business support professional is often lonely. In-person events are held across various locations in London, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire, featuring engaging speakers underpinned with learning and development opportunities. The purpose is for all members to leave events feeling inspired and a part of a supportive community.


Sarah Howson (BBO PA Network & Strategic PA Recruitment)
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