On Saturday 30 June, Hannah Forsyth joined her fellow Young Women Lead group to take part in a celebratory event for women getting the vote 100 years ago. This also marked the end of her term as part of the initial Young Women Lead project – here she recounts her day of celebration:
The Young Women Lead Report
After three committee meetings, the final step in the Young Women Lead programme was to present the report to the Scottish Government. Some of the young women attended First Minister’s Questions on 31st May and presented everything that we have learnt and developed over the last few months, supported by Linda Fabiani MSP.
On Friday 18th May, I joined the rest of the Young Women Lead team for our third and final committee meeting in the Scottish Parliament building.
Anyone who has been following this blog series might be thinking at the moment that we seem to spend a lot of our time in committee meetings. Read more
On Friday 20th April, the Young Women Lead team met again in Parliament for our second committee meeting. This time, we were discussing the findings of our own researchers, and deciding on an action plan.
I was lucky enough to be sat at the table for this committee, which meant that
On Friday 9th March, the Young Women Lead team (introduced in previous posts) gathered for our first Committee Meeting in Scottish Parliament. This was a pretty exciting day, as most of our training thus far had been preparing us to sit around the table and really get to grips with some difficult issues. The issue taken forward from the previous training session was Violence Against Women – this had been narrowed down to focus on the challenges facing girls in schools. Read more
With our mock committees rapidly approaching, the Young Women Lead team came down to Holyrood for some all-important training on how Parliamentary Committees really work. Read more
We are so excited that our Company Administrator, Hannah Forsyth has been selected to join the Young Women Lead leadership group. Initiated by Young Women’s Movement Scotland this inspiring group of young women will come together to discuss current issues and empower young women to encourage change.
Here is the first