Young Women Lead – the First Committee Meeting

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

Hannah Forsyth attends YWCA/YPeople merger event at Scottish Parliament

I was delighted to attend the YWCA/YPeople merger event at the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 1st February as part of the Young Women Lead programme. A large number of the programme members managed to attend (even battling cancelled ferries and adverse weather to attend!) and it was wonderful to see the Parliament building packed full of excited young women. Read more

Hannah Forsyth joins the Young Women Lead Project

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.
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