International Women’s Day Event – Preston ~ 8th March 2012

1 March 2012 at 8:50 pm

Women only event.

International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world on 8 March each year. It is a global ‘gathering’ organised by women for women in recognition of the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and in the future.

It is important to create some women-only space to mark International Women’s Day locally enabling women to speak openly and freely about social inequalities that continue to affect the lives of ordinary women in different ways every day.

Join us and help celebrate women in Preston and around the globe!

Programme
…9.15am – 9.30am – Tea/Coffee
…9.40am – Intorduction by Jennifer Carthy
…9.50am – Official Welcome by the Mayor of Preston
…10.00am – 100th Anniversay, Lorraine Norris
…10.10am – Wise Women, Valerie Wise
…10.20am – My Expieriences, Elaine Marshall
…10.30am – A Personal Account, Diane Bellinger
…10.40am – Why I Became a Councillor, Juie buttle
…10.50am – Why I Became a Councillor, Veronia Afrin
…11.00am – 11.20am Break
…11.25am – Gujurat to Preston, Sheela Solanki
…11.35am – Ways to get involved, Alison Young
…12.00 – 1.00pm – Lunch and displays
…1.00pm – 2.00pm – A choice of three talks

A full programme and more information can be downloaded in the documents section.
* International Women’s Day booking form
* International Women’s Day programme

Please email j.singleton@preston.gov.uk or phone 01772 906453 to let us know if you are coming by Monday 5 March.

Location: Town Hall, Lancaster Road, , PR1 2RL
Date: Thu 8 Mar
Time: 11:00am to 15:00pm
Availability: Women only event.
Event contact: Jackie Singleton
Event contact telephone: 01772 906453

http://www.preston.gov.uk/events/details/1574/

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