Q&A: President of Equity UK Lynda Rooke on women’s leadership

Bristol Women’s Commission’s panel for International Women’s Day 2023 celebrations at city hall explored women’s leadership featuring a range of local leaders, including president of Equity UK Lynda Rooke. Here she shares some of her views on women’s leadership. How did you get to where you are today? I was elected and have worked asContinue reading “Q&A: President of Equity UK Lynda Rooke on women’s leadership”

Q&A: Trade Union leader Joanne Kaye on women’s leadership

Bristol Women’s Commission’s panel for International Women’s Day 2023 celebrations at city hall explored women’s leadership featuring a range of local leaders, including Joanne Kaye – Regional Secretary of Unison SW. Here she shares some of her views on women’s leadership. How did you get to where you are today? I applied for the jobsContinue reading “Q&A: Trade Union leader Joanne Kaye on women’s leadership”

Q&A: Avon & Somerset Police’s first female Chief Constable on women’s leadership

Bristol Women’s Commission’s panel for International Women’s Day 2023 celebrations at city hall explored women’s leadership featuring a range of local leaders, including the first ever female Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Police – Sarah Crew. Here she shares some of her views on women’s leadership. How did you get to where you areContinue reading “Q&A: Avon & Somerset Police’s first female Chief Constable on women’s leadership”

Bristol Women’s Commission celebrates 10 year anniversary on International Women’s Day 2023

Bristol Women’s Commission and partners joined together at City Hall on International Women’s Day 2023 (Wednesday 8 March) to celebrate a decade of working towards women’s and girls’ equality. The full commission meeting reflected on the past 10 years – the achievements, the challenges and the collaborations – before looking to future priorities. The hybridContinue reading “Bristol Women’s Commission celebrates 10 year anniversary on International Women’s Day 2023”

Bristol Women’s Commission hosts panel at International Women’s Day 2023 celebration

Bristol Women’s Commission is hosting a free Women in Leadership panel at the city’s official International Women’s Day celebration at City Hall on Saturday 11 March 2023. The panel, chaired by Bristol Women’s Commission Chair Penny Gane, will feature a range of guests from different areas – all brilliant leaders in their own fields. TheContinue reading “Bristol Women’s Commission hosts panel at International Women’s Day 2023 celebration”

West of England Mayor meets with Bristol Women’s Commission

Photos by Tina Gue West of England Mayor Dan Norris has pledged to work more closely with Bristol Women’s Commission to tackle women’s inequality across the region, following a productive meeting in Bristol. The Mayor was a guest at Bristol Women’s Commission’s meeting of the full commission at City Hall, Bristol, on 11 January 2023.Continue reading “West of England Mayor meets with Bristol Women’s Commission”

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2022

Every year, Bristol Women’s Commission launches a local campaign as part of UN Women’s global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The 2022 campaign involved city leaders sharing what they’re doing to tackle male violence. This year’s campaign featured a range of actions from commissioners, from representatives of local and national government, local charityContinue reading “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2022”

Bristol Women’s Commission Annual Report to Full Council

Every year, Bristol Women’s Commission presents a report to full council to give an overview of its work and achievements over the past 12 months. Chair Penny Gane, in her speech to full council every November, highlights the work of the Commission’s Task Groups and give councillors an overview of the wider situation around issuesContinue reading “Bristol Women’s Commission Annual Report to Full Council”