Given that the workforce at Stella McCartney is 80% female, Sandra guides women through nurturing and supporting them in the workplace. She actively supports women in the organisation to complete core hours, ensuring a beneficial work-life balance. She is actively supporting women’s emotional intelligence in the workplace, helping them to grow and nourish their talents and build careers to be proud of. Externally, Sandra acts as a mentor for The Girls Network, helping to guide young women with the direction of their career and to make worthy business choices. She has been collaborating with the Istituto Marangoni and has recently joined the INvolve mentoring programme as a mentor. Sandra regularly speak on panels, sharing her mentoring experiences and helping to empower young, ethnic minority women. Sandra has also judged on the panel at the Barclaycard ‘Every women in retail’ awards, where she supported other women who share her hard work ethic. Alongside this, Sandra joined the financial times as a speaker at the CFO dialogues in November; where she guided aspiring CFOs on the importance of changing the workforce, and talent management.