'Her Story' - Celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month

March 8, 2021

Join us online as we celebrate International Women’s Day and Women's History Month, highlighting the achievements of the women we work with - with special guest Cllr Sharon Thompson.

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Join us online as we celebrate International Women’s Day and Women's History Month, highlighting the achievements of the women we work with - with special guest Cllr Sharon Thompson.

SAATHI HOUSE & LEGACY WM PRESENT 'HER STORY' - AN INTERNATIONAL WOMXN’S DAY AND WOMXN’S HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION


FRIDAY 12 MARCH 2021 / 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM / ONLINE


PROGRAMME:


[START - 4pm SHARP]


4:00pm | WELCOME + HOUSE RULES

Mashkura Begum, Chair of Trustees at Saathi House

Apsana Khatun, Health and Wellbeing Facilitator at Legacy WM


4.10pm | IWD VIDEO PRESENTATION

International Womxn’s Day visual tribute to Maya Angelou


4.15pm | #CHOOSETOCHALLENGE

Charlene Carter-James to reflect on this year’s IWD theme and introduce #ChooseToChallenge pledges from select women in attendance


4.25pm | GUEST SPEAKER

Cllr Sharon Thompson, Birmingham City Council cabinet member, shares her story and what female empowerment means to her


4.40pm | EAT, WALK, LEARN

Dawn Carr and Vanessa Kelly present the ‘Eat, Walk, Learn’ initiative, in partnership with 2MuchPassionCIC and Black Heritage Walks Networx


4.45pm | ‘HER STORY’

Shamsun Choudhury introduces women who use Legacy WM and Saathi House services to share their stories.


4.55pm | BICYCLE PROJECT

Meena Bibi shares Legacy WM and Saathi House’s joint cycling project for women


5.00pm | SAATHI HOUSE MURAL

Charlene Carter-James shares how you can be involved in Saathi House’s new community art mural and related workshops


5.05pm | OPEN FLOOR (OVERFLOW)

Wind down with any general contributions or questions, with overflow time for anyone happy to stay a little longer.


[5.15pm - CLOSE]

NOTES:

* Please arrive early to this event so we may start promptly. The Zoom room will be open to public 5 minutes before start time of 4:00pm

* This open event is open to all gender identities to celebrate IWD

* You may share this event link with friends who would like to join us

* This event will be recorded but nothing will be shared online or publicly without consent

* There will be time at the end of the event where the session will open to the floor for contributions, with overflow time for flexibility.

SOCIAL MEDIA:


PLEASE FOLLOW AND TAG THE FOLLOWING ACCOUNTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA IN RELATION TO THIS EVENT:


Saathi House | @SaathiHouse (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram)

Legacy WM | @LegacyWM1 (Twitter), LegacyWM (Facebook), LegacyWestMidlands (Instagram)

Sharon Thompson | @Ms_SThompson (Twitter), iam_sharonthompson (Instagram)


EVENT HASHTAGS: #IWD2021 #CHOOSETOCHALLENGE #HERSTORY


WEBSITES: www.saathihouse.org | www.legacy-wm.org


Please register on this page for event Zoom link or email info@saathihouse.org. Thank you.

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