'WeAreTheCity' award win
Senior Change Manager, Aisha Lewis has been awarded the prestigious ‘WeAreTheCity’ Rising Star 2020 Award (Banking and Capital Markets).
“I’m delighted to have won, I’m so grateful for the support, opportunities and leaders that have helped me on my journey at Nationwide, enabling and empowering me to be worthy of such a great accolade.”
Aisha’s worked on numerous transformation programmes to help develop the business; transforming customer experience, driving financial efficiencies and increasing colleague engagement. One of the programmes she leads, ‘Do what matters’, is shifting Nationwide’s service culture for members and employees, aiming to attract and retain both.Read more
She's achieving this through focusing on hearts and minds. Her team is re-designing the flow and management of work, constantly challenging the status quo, and removing barriers. Most importantly, and underlying all the progress, is the investment in employee skills and capability to unleash everyone's potential.
Aisha classes herself as ‘homegrown’. She didn’t go to university but instead developed herself through her inquisitive nature and leadership intuition. Nationwide’s youngest senior manager, she’s an inclusion champion to the core and a keen promoter on the value of diversity, working with groups such as Women Ahead and the Black Young Professional network. On winning the award she said:
“It’s so important women and women of colour continue to push the boundaries and showcase our value – I’m honoured to become a role model to all women, regardless where they are in their journey to embrace who they are and be their best self.”
Founded with a strong social purpose with inclusion at heart, whatever your background, ethnicity, gender, whatever your role, when you work for Nationwide, you’re valued for who you are as well as what you can contribute.Read less