Thursday, 20 March, 2014
Huyton Suites Huyton

On March 20th 2014 at Huyton Suites Huyton  a conference to celebrate International Womens Day will take place

The day will be opened by Sheena Ramsey, Chief Executive of Knowsley Council.  It promises to be groundbreaking and is unusual in that is being organised and facilitated by women service users from many organisations who work with vulnerable women.

Key Partners
Knowsley Council has commissioned the project Big Love Sista : 100 Women in Knowsley Create which is being facilitated by Clare campbell from Wild Woman. 
Public Health,  Domestic Violence Agencies, CRI,  Addiction/Recovery,  LGBT Outreach, Youth and Older People,  Mental Health,  Merseyside Probation,  KCVS, Knowsley Chamber of Commerce and BME services have all partnered up to help deliver a series of unique creative wellbeing workshops to 100 women across the borough in the run up to the conference. The conference is being supported by key female Chief Executives from the region who are adding their own art work in support of the initiative. 

Why you should attend…

  • Be the first to view the breathtaking ‘Knowsley Sista Stories’ – a powerful exhibition of self portraits painted by local women
  • Receive a ‘Big Love Sista Pack’ and how to use this in your organisation or community (contains a limited edition e-book, 100 affirmation cards and fabulous resources to inspire!)
  • Take part in lots of fabulous workshops, including exploring and celebrating your own leadership style, potential and vision
  • Support women to access creative wellbeing workshops and to develop this project into a sustainable enterprise.
  • Explore how you can collaborate on future projects
  • Hear a range of truly inspirational talks
  • Nurture your wellbeing in our healing tent
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at our ‘picnic of possibilities’
  • Be inspired to live, work and lead more creatively.
  • Enjoy a day that will be filled full of inspiration, empowerment, friendship, celebration , encouragement, support, fun, art, creativity, vision, dreams, workshops and so much more.

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