International Women's Day 2019 Celebration – Balance for Better

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Date: 06 March 2019
Venue: Bristol Business School
Venue Location: http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/about/visitus/campusmapsandinformation/frenchaycampus.aspx
Time: All day


Join us for an International Women's Day 2019 celebration. It will include a key note speech from Dr Finn MacKay, Senior Lecturer in Sociology and TEDxCoventGardenWomen speaker, and a panel discussion titled Balance for Better: Achieving your Balance.

Speakers for the panel discussion include

  • Finn McKay, Senior Lecturer and TEDxCoventGardenWomen speaker
  • Zed Moore, Transformation Programme Manager for NHS England
  • Mena Fombo, Founder/Director at The OJiJi Purple Project and Leadership Coach
  • Donna Whitehead, Pro Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean.

A free lunch will be provided for all attendees provided they have registered. If you would like to attend the lunch please email FBL.execsupport@uwe.ac.uk to register your free place.

In the afternoon we will be running a series of workshops to help you achieve Balance. Topics include:

  • Menopause and the workplace with Bristol Women's Voice and Women of a Certain Age
  • Mindful eating in the workplace – staying focused and avoiding the mid-afternoon slump with Claire stone, nutritionist
  • Resilience in the workplace with Carol Jarvis
  • An introduction into mindfulness for stress reduction for Christine Ramsey-Wade

There will also be stalls run by female entrepreneurs and a raffle with proceeds going to two local charities, Womenkind and Refugee Women of Bristol.

How to attend

Please register to the lunch by emailing FBL.execsupport@uwe.ac.uk. There is no need to register for the talks or the workshops but places are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Agenda

Time Location
10:00-10:15Arrival and refreshments1X100
10:20-10:30Welcome and introduction
Jane Harrington, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost
2X242
10:30-11:30Morning keynote
Finn McKay, Senior Lecturer - Sociology: Rebalancing Power
2X242
11:30-11:50Refreshments1X100
11:50-12:35Panel discussion
Finn McKay, Senior Lecturer - Sociology
Zed Moore, Transformation Programme Manager for NHS England
Mena Fombo, Founder/Director at The OJiJi Purple Project
2X242
12:35-13:35Lunch
Buddha bowl, stalls and choir
1X100
Atrium
13:15-14:00Workshops 1 and 2
Workshop 1 - Laura Gallagher: Menopause in the workplace5X104
Workshop 2 - Christine Ramsey-Wade: Mindfulness5X105
14:15-15:00Workshops 3 and 4
Workshop 3 - Carol Jarvis: Resilience within the workplace3X105
Workshop 4 - Claire Stone: Mindful Eating in the workplace3X107
15:00-15:30Raffle and networkingAtrium

More information

If you would like a stall at the event, please email Emily.Fidler-Wells@uwe.ac.uk for more details.

If you would like to donate a raffle prize for the event please email Lauren.Symes@uwe.ac.uk.

Cost: Free
Contact: Anna Jones
Telephone: +44(0)117 32 87412
E-mail: anna6.jones@uwe.ac.uk

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