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Cherie Blair Foundation for Women featured
28
Aug

You are invited to become a mentor | Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Your skills and experience could make all the difference to a woman entrepreneur in a low-income country – and provide a unique learning opportunity for you too! A unique opportunity Three times each year, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women invites outstanding business professionals and entrepreneurs to join its Mentoring Programme as mentors.  Both men...
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Founders 4 School Ada Lovelace Day featured
16
Aug

Inspire young people in your area | Join the Ada Lovelace Day celebrations

Education charity Founders4Schools are putting inspiring women into schools across the country this Ada Lovelace Day, to show students that STEM careers could be an exciting option for their future. So what is Ada Lovelace Day all about, and how can you get involved? Ada Lovelace Day is celebrated on the second Tuesday of October...
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Girls Out Loud featured
20
Jun

Girls Out Loud’s charity ball returns for a second year running

The Girls Out Loud‘s charity ball is to return to Manchester on 21 September for a second year running. Held at The Hilton Hotel, Manchester, the Shining Stars ball will raise money to empower the region’s teenage girls. The inaugural event in 2017 raised over £20,000 for girls across the North West. Money raised from...
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Go Trek Eve Appeal featured
19
Jun

Go Red | Trek 25km & help protect women from gynaecological cancers

Women’s cancer research charity, The Eve Appeal, is encouraging men and women to Go Red and trek 25km on Saturday 29th September through the stunning Peak District to mark the end of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month. Every day in the UK 58 women are diagnosed with one of the five gynaecological cancers – womb, ovarian,...
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22
Dec

Inspirational Woman: Cherie Blair | Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

What motivated you to focus on empowering women through your career, and through your Foundation for women? I think my passion for women’s rights came from the way I was raised – by my mother and my grandmother, both incredibly strong women. My father had left us when I was in primary school, and I...
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Ashia Anthony Nolan featured
22
Nov

Meet Ashia, who was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer & is now raising awareness with Anthony Nolan

Ashia, from Bolton, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare, acute form of blood cancer in 2009. Ashia’s best chance of a cure was a stem cell transplant which involved eradicating her diseased cells with chemotherapy and replacing them with cells from her sibling. Out of the 103 people who are diagnosed with blood cancer...
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16
Nov

Foam Alone | The Silver Lines’ Christmas campaign

The Silver Line are launching a brand new social media campaign! They believe that no one should have to spend Christmas alone. Last year they were unable to answer more than 5,000 calls due to the huge demand, but just £5 can enable them to answer a call from someone who needs them. That’s why...
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18
Oct

How Tamar is fighting modern slavery

  What is Tamar? Tamar is a befriending service that works to fight Modern Slavery with a focus trafficked women in Massage Parlours, Independent Flats and Brothels. When was Tamar launched? Tamar began working in Westminster in 2013.  We have grown from six volunteers to 50 volunteers and one full time staff member. Why was...
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