50:50 Inspiring and Supporting BAME Women to Stand!

50:50 Inspiring and Supporting BAME Women to Stand!

21may20:0021:0050:50 Inspiring and Supporting BAME Women to Stand!

50:50 parliament event

Event Details

Hear how can we ALL include, inspire and support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women into public life.

This event will be hosted by Councillor Nanda Manley-Browne who leads the 50:50 Diversity Team.

Nanda together with our Diversity Coordinator Clarise Pattison runs 50:50’s monthly “BAME Connect & Reflect Sessions” offering bespoke support for women from diverse backgrounds who want to progress in politics and public life.

The panel will include inspirational women from diverse groups and some who have won seats. They will tell us about how they overcame barriers and hurdles, such as discrimination, misogyny and racism to shatter glass ceilings.

This is your chance to ask panellists about how to to make an impact and hear from each party about the training and mentoring available. Hear directly from panellists about their journey, what keeps them going and succeeding.

Learn what 50:50 offers with our fantastic #SignUpToStand programme, including our special bespoke support for women from diverse backgrounds.

This is YOUR event. We are waiting for your questions!

Panellists TBC

About us:

50:50 Parliament’s mission is is to build a better democracy, one in which women have equal seats and equal say. We encourage women in all their diversity and from across the political spectrum to stand for elected office at local and national level.

At Westminster, in the corridors of power, men still outnumber women by 2:1. Join us today to help our campaign for change.

This is event is funded by Comic Relief as part of the Equal Power coalition. Our Equal Power partners are the Fawcett Society, Parliament Project, Glitch UK, Muslim Women’s Network UK, Citizens UK and Centenary Action Group.

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Time

(Friday) 20:00 - 21:00

Location

Virtual