The Contribution Women Make to a Safer Community
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The Contribution Women Make to a Safer Community

The Contribution Women Make to a Safer Community

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Yarnfield Park Training & Conference Centre

Yarnfield

Stone, United Kingdom

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‘The Contribution Women Make to a Safer Community’ will shine a light on the inspirational work being carried out by women and its impact on people’s lives.

Presented by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, the free event will also look at the diverse ways women work, the obstacles they may face and the coping mechanisms they utilise.

A mix of inspirational speakers and interactive workshops will deliver a thought-provoking day for women and men alike.

Speakers

  • Becci Bryant, Chief Fire Officer at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service
    Becci was appointed Staffordshire’s Chief Fire Officer in April 2016 – she’s the first woman in the UK to become a CFO after beginning their career as an operational firefighter
  • Professor Liz Barnes, Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University
    Professor Barnes started her career as a PE and maths teacher in Stoke-on-Trent. She was appointed Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University in April 2016
  • Danny Flynn, Chief Executive of North Staffs YMCA
    Danny is passionate about helping young people to find an exciting and fulfilling future for themselves and believes that education is key to unlocking regeneration
  • Emily Hough, Editor in Chief at Crisis Response Journal
    Emily launched Crisis Response Journal 10 years ago. She reports internationally to raise awareness of resilience and disaster prevention initiatives
  • Dr Anna Einarsdottir from Hull University Business School
    Anna is working with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to look at, among other things, how women are progressing in the Service

Workshops

  • Women Achieving Together – Jenny Pollock and Emma Shute from ‘Women to Work’
  • Then, Now, the Future? – Isabella Ford and Katie Whitford from ‘She Works’
  • The Same or Different? – Hifsa Iqbal MBE from Staffordshire University

Feedback from the 2015 conference

  • “Empowering”
  • “Inspirational”
  • “I went home and couldn’t stop talking about it”

 


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