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International Women's Day

  • St Pauls Learning center 94 Grosvenor Road Bristol, England, BS2 8XJ United Kingdom (map)
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This will be held at St Pauls Learning center 94 Grosvenor Road
St Pauls, Bristol, BS2 8XJ
with a free lunch.

All welcome but register with us as demand will be high.

If you would like to attend or want more information on travel expenses and child care, please contact Becky Whitmore on 0117 942 4600 becky@unitedcommunities.org.uk

10.00   Introduction

10.15   Jean Smith MBE

Director of the Nilaari Agency, a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) service specialising in programmes for mental health issues and drug addiction.

10.30   Ruth Pitter

A founding member of Breathing Fire, Bristol’s black women’s playback theatre company - the only one like it in the world.

10.40   Shaheen Chaudhry

Founder and former Director of Maternity and Health links, an organization enabling non-English speakers to access health services. A Justice of Peace on the Bristol Bench for more than 20 years, she was also one of Bristol’s High Sheriffs from

2013-2014 - the first Muslim female to be

nominated for this position in England.

10.50   Hanna Ahmed

Secretary of Bristol Somali Forum (BSF), which represents almost all Somali-led organizations in Bristol.

11.00   Food and Q&A

12.00   Close

The event itself will be open until 14.00 in case residents would like to stay and ask questions or just talk to us.

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