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Social Event: Career, Passions and All That Jazz - featuring Cambridge Jazz...

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Is it possible to live a life you love combining your passion with your career? As women, what are the changes we need to see within workplace culture to enable us to progress? This event will focus on careers, passions and the journeys we take. Join us at this social event for an evening of shared storytelling, live jazz and great conversations.

Whether you're figuring out what your passion is, living it, ignoring it or looking to combine your passion into your work, this event will not only inspire you to take action but look at what workplace culture means to you, how to embody the feminine within work and how we can be play a role in changing workplace culture to be more inclusive for women to thrive.

Dr Theresa (Terri) Simpkin, senior lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University and the Higher and Further Education Principal at CNet Training, will kick off discussions around changing workplace culture to be more inclusive for women and how to an authentic leader, and how to embody the feminine at work.

Roslin and Vicki will share their story and what steps they took working in a 'Mans World' and how they overcame their challenges.

Roslin Russell, Scientist, Musician and Co-Founder of the Cambridge Jazz Festival will talk about the challenges she has faced over the years and how she overcame them while juggling between roles being a mum, a career woman working in Science, and living her passion for music as a musician and festival organiser.

Joined by Vicki Kenny, Music Therapist and Musician. Vicki will share her journey to becoming a music therapist, what led her to working with children who have additional needs. In her late twenties, Vicki suffered a from a virus which affected her brain stem and nervous system which left her partially paralysed at the time. She will share her journey back to health and the tools she acquired which helped her in her recovery.

The event will start and finish with a live jazz session by Roslin and Vicki.

SPECIAL DRINKS OFFER ON THE NIGHT: £3 on selected drinks / £6 cocktails

The Rising Network is a great way to build your network and meet with like-minded women in a sociable and informal setting. For more information and to join us, visit: https://therisingnetwork.com/membership-levels/

Tickets cost £10.00

Student ticket: £7.00 - sign up with your student email account.

GOLD MEMBERS - no charge to attend as a Gold Member.

SPECIAL DRINKS OFFER ON THE NIGHT: £3 on selected drinks / £6 cocktails

Parking: Nearest car park is Park Street Car Park.

About the Rising Network: A vibrant network empowering women to create meaningful change in life and in the world. We do this by promoting the advancement and achievements of women, health, well-being, positive psychology, personal development and sharing life experiences at face to face events and online. For more information: therisingnetwork.com

About Vicki Kenny: Vicki is a classically trained musician and began playing piano at the age of six. After completing her Master’s degree in Music Therapy at ARU, Vicki then went on to establish music therapy within schools through the Cambridge Instrumental Music Agency, where she worked as a music therapist working with children with learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties. During her time working as a music therapist, Vicki studied jazz piano and developed a deep love for jazz piano and is passionate about jazz education. Working with a variety of students including those who are unable or who do not want to read from music often through impairments such as visual difficulties or dyslexia, Vicki’s has also set up a seven piece jazz band called the Alleycats with other musicians in Cambridge performing Disney classics which was inspired by taking jazz to the children's hospice in Cambridge. Alleycats aim is to make it an interactive set so that all ages can experience the joy of jazz! For more information: www.vickikenny.co.uk

About Roslin Russell: Roslin is a scientist, musician and Co-Founder of the Cambridge Jazz Festival. With a degree in Biology and a masters in Medical Parasitology, Ros moved to Cambridge 21 years ago to start work as a medical parasitologist and then on to do another masters in Computer Science (ARU) and then a PhD in Molecular and Computational Biology at Christ’s College. She has since worked at the Genome Campus, Department of Genetics, The Stem Cell Institute, Cancer Research UK and currently works in the biotechnology sector. She is also the Co-Founder and Director of the Cambridge Jazz Festival. Roslin will talk about the challenges she has faced over the years juggling between being a scientist, mum, festival organiser and musician. For more information: www.cambridgejazzfestival.info

About Theresa Simpkins: Bio to follow shortly.

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