The Women’s Organisation and the University of Liverpool Management School invites you to join us for our exciting evening in celebration of International Women’s Day 2016. Our evening will be ‘A Celebration of Pioneering Women’. Come and join us for a glass of wine and to raise a toast to inspirational and pioneering women in business as part of our 20th birthday celebrations.
The event will feature an esteemed panel who will be discussing the journey to success and the future for females both in the business and higher education sectors.
We will be joined by…
Anna Heyes, Founder and Managing Director of Active Profile. Anna is one of the North West’s brightest entrepreneurs. Since graduating from the Liverpool University Management School, Anna has helped the successful launch and growth of companies, funds and projects, turned around the fortunes of not for profit organisations and delivered flawless events and press campaigns. Anna has won many awards including ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the North West Women in Business Awards in 2008 and 2010.
Also joining us will be Sharon Hilditch, MBE of Crystal Clear, the leading anti-ageing skin care brand in the professional beauty market. Crystal Clear was born out of Sharon’s desire to create skin care treatments and products that make an immediate, visible difference. Today the brand has a huge celebrity following and sells its products throughout the world. For more than a decade, Crystal Clear has been the market leader in the development of high-tech treatment machines and skin care products for professional beauty salons and spas all over the world. Now, Crystal Clear brings these years of professional knowledge and expertise to the user at home
And we will be joined by some very special guest from the University of Liverpool’s School of Management who are sponsoring the event.
Julia Balogun is the Director of the Management School at the University of Liverpool, prior to taking up this role in 2015; she was Associate Dean Research and Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Bath School of Management. Previously Julia was Associate Dean Postgraduate and Director of the Graduate Management School at Lancaster University Management School, where she also held the Professor Sir Ronald Smith Chair in Strategic Management and was Director of the Centre for Strategic Management. Following a career as a consultant, Julia started her academic life at Cranfield as an ESRC teaching fellow in 1992, from where she obtained her PhD.
And finally on the panel we will be joined by Professor Fiona Beveridge (Executive Pro-Vice Chancellor from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences). Fiona specialises in EU Social Law, especially gender equality. Her work focusses on law and policy-making processes and the ways in which gender equality concerns can be addressed in these areas. She has a [particular expertise in gender mainstreaming (the idea that gender concerns should be addressed systematically in all areas), and how this is implemented in international institutions, the EU, and in individual states.
|Professor Fiona Beveridge|
Our International Women’s Day event will be chaired by Pamela Ball, co-founder of the Liverpool branch of the Women’s Equality Party and CEO of KnowsleyCVS.
It’s going to be a fantastic event; with a panel like this you just know that the conversation is bound to be interesting, dynamic and exciting! So, what are you waiting for? Book your place and be at the only event to attend on International Women’s Day – The Women’s Organisation’s Celebration of Pioneering Women!
This event is sponsored by the University of Liverpool Management School, and The Women's Organisation Business Club is proudly sponsored by Mitchell Charlesworth.
|Mitchell Charlesworth, Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, offer a locally based, complete financial and accounting solution for businesses and individuals. They have offices across the North West with a presence in Liverpool, Chester, Manchester, Warrington and Widnes.|
Their large range of advisory services are delivered by eighteen partners and over 150 staff. The team are fiercely protective of their tradition of building long term client relationships and taking a genuine interest in their affairs and ensuring they reach their goals