To mark 25 years since girls first joined the school in Year 7 and 40 years since the first girl was educated at PGS we are holding a special evening on Friday 14 October to which everyone is warmly invited.
We have invited a number of female speakers to the school to talk about their experiences, challenges faced and to pass on their advice; there will also be the opportunity for you to ask questions. The speakers at the event are:
Joanna Barnett, Executive Director of Virgin Money Giving
Leela Bassi, last year Leela was part of an all-female team that crossed Baffin Island in the Arctic, click here to find out more.
Donna Jones, Leader of Portsmouth City Council
Emma Kettle, Commercial Director for Louis Vuitton Americas World Cup Series in Portsmouth
Annie Lush, a professional sailor who was part of the all-female Team SCA in the last Volvo Ocean Race and is currently competing on the World Match Racing Tour with Team Magenta 32. To find out more about The Magenta Project please click here, to read more about Annie please click here.
Karen Nugent, Surgeon and past President of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Lynda Povey OP, Enterprise Adviser at the University of Portsmouth
There will be refreshments from 19:00 with the evening starting at 19:30 in the DRT.