Labour Women's Network Political Day
Saturday, 17 November 2012 from 10:00 to 17:15 (GMT)
Labour Women’s Network's exciting new national Political Day (kindly supported by Unite the Union) will be held on 17 November and brings together leaders from politics, the media and the campaigning sector to debate Labour’s future.
The day will include sessions on
- What would a winning political offer from Labour look like?
- Can Labour win without the press?
- Lessons from the US elections.
- Tales from the trail: winning selections and elections.
- Equality in the public square.
- Practical Skill Sharing from Labour's Best.
Speakers confirmed so far include
- Diana Holland (Assistant General Secretary, Unite)
- Sara Latham (Chief of Staff to Obama transition team, adviser to President Clinton)
- Helen Lewis (the New Statesman)
- Ros Wynne-Jones (the Daily Mirror)
- Margaret Curran MP (Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland)
- Luciana Berger MP (Shadow Minister for Climate Change)
- Merici Vinton (ex North Carolina New Media Director, Obama for America)
- Mara Richard (Democrats Abroad, ex Hilary Clinton staffer)
- Seema Malhotra MP
- Kira Cochrane (the Guardian)
- Ellie Gellard (Labour campaigner, @bevaniteellie)
- Laura Bates (Everyday Sexism)
- Rowenna Davis (author of Tangled Up in Blue)
- Angela Mason (Chair of Fawcett and cabinet member in Camden)
- Lucy Holmes (No More Page 3)
- Mandy Telford (Progress Strategy Board and former Labour Special Adviser)
- Josie Cluer (former Labour Special Adviser)
- Alison McGovern MP
- Leah Kreitzman (former Labour Adviser)
- Dot Hodge (Director, Aequitas Consulting and former Labour Special Adviser)
- Johanna Baxter (Labour NEC)
- Barbara Follett (Former Minister and co-founder of LWN)
- Emma Burnell (Labour blogger)
- Deborah Mattinson (Britain Thinks)
- Hannah Blythyn (LGBT Labour)
- Ayesha Hazarika (Chief of Staff to Harriet Harman)
- Ann Black (Labour NEC)
- Stella Creasy MP
- Councillor Catherine West (Leader of Islington Council)
- Suzy Stride (PPC Harlow)
- Joy Squires (PPC Worcester)
- Clair Hawkins (PPC Dover)
We will be announcing more speakers and further panellists in the weeks to come, so please follow us on twitter @LabourWomensNet to stay up to date with the latest agenda.
Men are welcome to join us for what promises to be a fantastic day of discussion, debate and networking.
The event is being held between 10 am and 5.15 pm at Congress House, Great Russell Street (details and map on the right) and is open to both members and non-members of LWN, but if you're not a member we'd love you to join. You can do so through our website at www.lwn.org.uk. Men are also welcome to sign up as Supporters.
Tickets are limited, and we anticipate them selling quickly, so book today to avoid disappointment!