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Join our panel of amazing women at this friendly and welcoming morning of discussion, workshops and conversation.

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is ‘Choose To Challenge’. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change.

According to the last census, 58% of carers are women so choose to challenge with Carers Leeds at our online event on 08 March at 10:30am. We’re hosting a morning of discussion, workshops and conversation. We will be joined by panellists sharing their personal perspective on the theme of challenge. Our workshops will provide smaller spaces for us to connect and share. A welcoming Zoom morning celebrating women, female carers are invited join in as much or little as you like. You can ask questions, take a moment for yourself and connect with others.

Guest panelists

Angela Awuah is a former carer and Chief Executive of Mental Health The Arts, a creative arts academy for young people.

Alison Lowe is Chief Executive and LGTQ champion of Touchstone and an Honorary Alderwoman for the city of Leeds.

Emma Roberts is a is a Neurodivergent survivor living with mental Illness, who developed Blueglassesgirl to use creativity to reduce ableism.

To book and access the joining details, please call Lydia on 07432 023 823 or e-mail lydia.crosland@carersleeds.org.uk


You can also get involved with the Carers Leeds Challenge for International Women’s Day. Complete a sentence and send it back. This could be written, a picture or made into something arty!

You can choose “The biggest challenge I have overcome is…” or “I will challenge myself to…”

Responses can be sent to Lydia by e-mail lydia.crosland@carersleeds.org.uk, by calling 0743 202 3823 or by post.

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