Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to progress gender parity.
The City of Manchester invites her residents to take part in a week long festival of events, culminating in a sparkling celebration ceremony on Thursday 8th March 2018.
The event will feature a panel from Manchester’s leading women in business, discussing what needs to change in education, opportunities, and the workplace to make our city more inclusive, and the best place to nurture female talent.
Confirmed speakers include:
Joanne Roney – Chief Executive of Manchester City Council
Lou Cordwell OBE – Director of AllBright and CEO of Magnetic North
Emer Coleman- Head of Tech Engagement at The Co-Op
Business leaders will be invited to make a pledge as to how their organisation can contribute to this goal, and how they – as individuals- will #PressforProgress. Our celebration will provide an incredible opportunity to network, and you’ll also get a chance to meet with the organisations across Manchester who champion change.
Showcasing incredible local female performers, and with a drinks reception kindly provided by our Official Bar Partner, Revolucion De Cuba, you can expect an inspiring, uplifting evening.
Contributing partners: Business Sorority UK, Tech Manchester, Business Growth Hub, Institute of Directors NW, All Bright, NatWest, Forward Ladies, Forever Manchester, Pro Manchester, Intro NW
Chosen charity partner: Forever Manchester and the WoManchester Statue Project
Venue partner: Radisson Edwardian
Bar Partner: Revolucion De Cuba