What Would Our Great Grandmother's Say?
Maggie O'Carroll in conversation with Helen Pankhurst
Join The Women’s Organisation for a very special event as part of our 20th Birthday celebrations, CEO Maggie O’Carroll will be in conversation with Dr Helen Pankhurst – the great granddaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. We will be celebrating how far we have come over the past 20 years in improving women’s economic development, speaking about the changes in women’s lives over the last century and of course, asking Helen – What would your Great Grandmother say?
Dr Helen Pankhurst is a women’s rights activist and senior advisor to the humanitarian and development agency CARE International, a Board Member of ActionAid, and a Visiting Professor at the LSE and at Manchester Metropolitan University. She works partly in Ethiopia supporting the development of programs focused on the interests and needs of women and girls. In the UK, she is a public speaker and writer on feminist issues.
Maggie O’Carroll is the CEO of The Women’s Organisation, the largest developer and deliverer of enterprise support targeting women in the UK. Maggie successfully started and grew her own management consultancy business in the early 1990’s and in 1996 she started The Women’s Organisation. Maggie has driven the creation of a £5.3m Women’s International Centre for Economic Development based in Liverpool hosting business support, incubation, education, and research, policy development and advocacy services.
So on Wednesday September 28th – we are inviting you to be part of this very special event! A conversation with Helen Pankhurst and The Women’s Organisation CEO; Maggie O’Carroll – it’s the feminist event of the year – and we would be delighted to have you join us!