Lerwick Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Lerwick Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub

Women of Shetland - We invite you to join us on Saturday 7th September at our Regional Hub in Lerwick to participate locally in the Scotland’s Women Stand event broadcast from the Scottish Parliament. The day is designed to help you explore your path to elected office and will be full of inspiration, information and motivation. Our packed day-long programme will hear elected women tell their stories of the challenges and rewards of elected office, bringing 400 women of all ages, backgrounds and identities together. REGISTER HERE

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Stornoway Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Stornoway Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Council Buildings (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Women of Na h-Eileanan Siar - We invite you to join us on Saturday 7th September at our Regional Hub in Stornoway to participate locally in the Scotland’s Women Stand event broadcast from the Scottish Parliament. The day is designed to help you explore your path to elected office and will be full of inspiration, information and motivation. Our packed day-long programme will hear elected women tell their stories of the challenges and rewards of elected office, bringing 400 women of all ages, backgrounds and identities together. REGISTER HERE

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Aberdeen Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Aberdeen Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub

  • Aberdeenshire Council, Woodhill House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Women of Aberdeenshire - We invite you to join us on Saturday 7th September at our Regional Hub in Aberdeen to participate locally in the Scotland’s Women Stand event broadcast from the Scottish Parliament. The day is designed to help you explore your path to elected office and will be full of inspiration, information and motivation. Our packed day-long programme will hear elected women tell their stories of the challenges and rewards of elected office, bringing 400 women of all ages, backgrounds and identities together. REGISTER HERE

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Lochgilphead Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub
Sep
7
9:30 AM09:30

Lochgilphead Scotland's Women Stand Regional Hub

  • Argyll and Bute Council HQ, Kilmory Castle (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Women of Argyll & Bute - We invite you to join us on Saturday 7th September at our Regional Hub in Lochgilphead to participate locally in the Scotland’s Women Stand event broadcast from the Scottish Parliament. The day is designed to help you explore your path to elected office and will be full of inspiration, information and motivation. Our packed day-long programme will hear elected women tell their stories of the challenges and rewards of elected office, bringing 400 women of all ages, backgrounds and identities together. REGISTER HERE

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Stand up, Be heard: Young Women in Politics - Bath
Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Stand up, Be heard: Young Women in Politics - Bath

Young women of Bath, want to change the world (starting with your community?) Come along to our next Bath workshop designed for young women to demystify the process of getting politically involved. Connect with other Bath-based women as together we explore how women can best prepare for roles in politics, whether you're involved in a political party or not. Register for free here.

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - Edinburgh
Feb
23
10:30 AM10:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Edinburgh

Are you a campaigner but don't know how your skills translate into formal politics? Maybe you want to contribute to your local community but don't know if becoming a Councillor is for you? Maybe you want to influence policies at Holyrood or Westminster but don't know how to begin? With guest speaker Cllr Eleanor Bird.

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - Milton Keynes
Feb
21
6:00 PM18:00

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Milton Keynes

  • Milton Keynes Council Chamber, Civic Offices (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Can you see yourself as that female elected councillor or MP? Join the Parliament Project,  Councillor Moriah Priestley & Councillor Hannah O’Neil for a workshop for women who have an interest in politics but don't know where to start. Maybe you are a campaigner but don't know how your skills translate into formal politics? Come along to connect with other women as we explore why women get into politics, what routes you can take and how to commit to your first steps. 

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Stand Up. Be Heard. Young Women in Politics - London
Jan
22
6:30 PM18:30

Stand Up. Be Heard. Young Women in Politics - London

Come along to our next London workshop designed for young women to demystify the process of getting politically involved. Connect with other London based women as together we explore how women can best prepare for roles in politics, whether you're involved in a political party or not. With guest speaker Kemi Badenoch MP

Register for yout FREE space here.

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Women! Stand Up! Be Heard! University of Kent at Canterbury
Nov
13
5:00 PM17:00

Women! Stand Up! Be Heard! University of Kent at Canterbury

  • KS15 - Keynes Seminar room 15 University of Kent’s Canterbury campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Young Women of Kent! Come along to our first Canterbury workshop to demystify the process of getting politically involved. We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. This session will be facilitated by Seyi Akiwowo and we will be joined in the session by Eleanor Burnaby-Rouse who is the Member of Kent Youth County Council for Ashford and the Member of Youth Parliament for Kent. Register your FREE space here.

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - Glasgow
Nov
10
1:30 PM13:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Glasgow

This workshop with Glasgow Women’s Library is for women who have an interest in politics but don't know where to start.  Come and join our 2-hour workshop to demystify the process of getting in to politics.  We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election, with special guest speaker Councillor Soryia B Siddique, the Scottish Labour party Councillor for Southside Central. Book your place here.

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - Inverness
Oct
20
10:30 AM10:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Inverness

  • Highland Council Chamber, Council HQ, (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us in the Highland Council Chamber for a 2-hour workshop to demystify the process of getting in to politics. Women from across the political spectrum are welcome, with lots or little experience.  We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election. Joining us and sharing her experience is Councillor Muriel Cockburn, the elected SNP member for ward 20 Badenoch and Strathspey Aird of the Highland Council. Book tickets here.

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How to Get Elected - WOW Exeter
Oct
13
to Oct 14

How to Get Elected - WOW Exeter

We will be at the Women of the World Festival Exeter once again, running our How to Get Elected Workshop on both Saturday 13thOctober at 3.15pm and Sunday 14thOctober at 12.15. Devon County Councillor Carol Whitton & Former Lord Mayor of Exeter, Exeter City Councillor Cynthia Thompson will be joining us as guest speakers to share their experience of how they got elected. Pass for WOW required.

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Aberdour Festival, Getting Women into Politics
Aug
3
1:00 PM13:00

Aberdour Festival, Getting Women into Politics

Can you see yourself as that female elected councillor, MSP or MP? At Aberdour Festival we will run a session that will demystify the election process at all these levels. No matter what your political party leanings are, no matter what your background, life experience or age - you CAN. Spend an hour and a half learning why you can and should be the voice for others. With special guest speaker Deputy Leader of Scottish Labour and Shadow Scottish Secretary Lesley Laird MP. FREE TICKETS

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How to get into politics - Ayrshire Women's Hub, Ayr
Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

How to get into politics - Ayrshire Women's Hub, Ayr

This workshop with Ayrshire Women's Hub is for women who have an interest in politics but don't know where to start. Maybe you are a campaigner but don't know how your skills translate into formal politics? Come along to connect with other women as we explore why women get into politics, what routes you can take and how to commit to your first steps. Guest speaker Cllr Laura Brennan-Whitefield SNP. FREE TICKETS

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Women in politics: Becoming an MP - London
Jul
9
6:30 PM18:30

Women in politics: Becoming an MP - London

Have you considered getting involved in politics including standing as an MP but have not quite been able to take the plunge? Do you need more information but don't know where to get it? Or do you worry you don't have the skills but you still want to make a difference? Come along to this workshop for women, to explore what it takes to become an MP, with Conservative MP for Eastleigh Mims Davies. BOOK FREE TICKETS

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100 for the 100th: Women for Gender Equal Politics
Jun
30
10:30 AM10:30

100 for the 100th: Women for Gender Equal Politics

The Parliament Project and YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement are hosting a networking and vision-building event to celebrate Scottish Suffragettes and to plan how to bring about gender equality in politics in the next 5 years. We want to bring together 100 self-identifying women and girls (aged 16-106) to make a plan of action to raise the numbers of women (of all ages) to take their place in our Parliaments and local and community councils across the country. We would like to include women from all parts of society in Scotland. Book your free ticket here.

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Women's Town: Exploring Your Political Pathway, Maccelsfield
Jun
16
9:45 AM09:45

Women's Town: Exploring Your Political Pathway, Maccelsfield

  • St Michael's Church & All Angels Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come along to the Parliament Project's Macclesfield workshop in partnership with Barnaby Festival, as part of our Women's Town programme. Women from across the political spectrum are welcome, with lots or little experience. This workshop for women will demystify the process of getting into politics; exploring the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role.  With special guest speakers Edwina Currie, former Conservative MP and Minister; Janet Jackson, Labour Councillor for Macclesfield Central. BOOK FREE TICKETS

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - Stockport
Jun
15
6:30 PM18:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway - Stockport

Join us for an evening in Stockport Borough Council Chamber to demystify the process of getting in to politics.  Women from across the political spectrum are welcome with lots or little experience.  We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election.  Joining us and sharing their experiences will be Ann Coffey, MP for Stockport and Councillor Laura Booth. BOOK FREE TICKETS

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How to become a Councillor - Edinburgh
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

How to become a Councillor - Edinburgh

Join us in Edinburgh City Council Chambers for an evening where we explore how to become a Councillor. We will look at the process, from what inspires you to get into politics, to the actions you need to take to be in the running for election. Sharing her experience is Edinburgh City Council, Green Party representative, Cllr Claire Miller, who will talk us about how she got elected. We will also visit Council Chambers to see the inner workings of the Council process. BOOK FREE TICKET

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Women in Politics: The London Assembly
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Women in Politics: The London Assembly

Come along to this workshop for women, to explore what it takes to become a member of the London Assembly, with guest speakers London Assembly Chair Jennette Arnold of the Labour Group and Green Group Leader Sian Berry. This workshop will look at how to begin your life in politics, and the speakers will share their stories of how they got elected. Share what difference you would like to make, explore what barriers stop women from getting into politics and make an action plan for your own political journey. 

BOOK FREE TICKETS

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Exploring Your Political Pathway- Exeter
Jun
2
1:30 PM13:30

Exploring Your Political Pathway- Exeter

In partnership with Fawcett Society, Devon, we will be holding our first workshop in Exeter. A 2 hour workshop 'Exploring Your Political Pathway' will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party and becoming an activist, through to selection and election, and explore how women can best prepare for this role.  Guest speaker to be announced soon.The workshop will be followed by a discussion with a panel of local female council and parliamentary candidates. BOOK FREE TICKETS

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Exploring Your Political Pathway - York
May
25
6:00 PM18:00

Exploring Your Political Pathway - York

Come along to our first York workshop to demystify the process of getting into politics. We will explore the stages involved in getting elected; joining a party, becoming an activist, through to selection and election and explore how women can best prepare for this role. We are delighted to be joined by Rachael Maskell, Labour Member of Parliament for York Central. BOOK FREE TICKETS

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