Jo Cox MP was passionate about getting more women into public life. This event on 11 October, on international day of the girl, will feature organisations that can help women on their first stepowards a career in public life - and help give those already there a step up. There will also be speeches from porminent women from across parties, with hte keynote speech delivered by Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia. Other speakers include the list below.
We really hope you will join us on 11 October at 9am. For those that can't join in person the event will be livestreamed.
MC: Mary Riddell, Journalist and Writer
Baroness Anne Jenkin, Women2Win
Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons
Sonia Sodha, Chief Leader Writer of the Observer
Sam Smethers, CEO of the Fawcett Society
Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall
Olivia Bailey, Chair of Labour Women’s Network
Jess Thomas, Campaign Bootcamp