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There was a buzz of excitement at the launch of the Commonwealth Business Women’s network (CBWN) at Bar Opus, 1 Snowhill.  Over 100 people gathered for the launch which included Lorely Burt, MP and Government Ambassador for Women in Enterprise; Her Excellency Felleng Mamakeka Makeka, […]

On the eve of International Women’s Day and Commonwealth Day the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network is organising their official launch and as they say it is to make the economic empowerment of women happen. The Network’s mission is as follows: To provide the tools, opportunities and support […]

This event is being held by the Muslim Women’s Network UK in partnership with the Government Equalities Office. The event forms part of the government’s Women’s Engagement Programme and is one of a series of regional consultation events with women across the UK. Ahead of the […]

On Monday 12th May the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Yvonne Mosquito hosted Mr Robert W. Johnson, US Ambassador to the United Kingdom. The main purpose of the visit was to attend the premiere screening of a documentary film, Six Triple Eight, which commemorates the […]

On December 3rd, Aston University are welcoming two politicos to Birmingham to hear about current political affairs in the U.S. In their talk, American political consultant, pollster and “public opinion guru” Frank Luntz and Democratic pollster Darius Baxter will deliver a bipartisan, balanced programme providing a postmortem of the […]

Two Birmingham young women, aged 16 and 14 respectively, will represent the city of Birmingham in the Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit 2018 which takes place in Chicago from 21-28 July. Both teenagers from St Paul’s School For Girls will join other 13 other international […]

USE-IT! is supporting the MotherShip Community. The following article can tell you more about this worthy organisation. What is the essence of Mothership? MotherShip is a community arts company that seeks to connect communities through culture and creativity. We do this through delivering projects, programmes […]

This is a list of forthcoming EU calls for proposals.   Call name Short description Link Deadline Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children Priorities are primary prevention of gender-based violence (GBV) (i.e. changing social attitudes and behaviour, in order to end tolerance […]

Birmingham’s Professor Jo Andrews , who is the Birmingham City Ambassador for the Global Youth Ambassadors Leadership Summit, reports on the success of two of Birmingham’s young female students. ” During the summer vacation two Birmingham students, Elizabeth Ajayi and Aklima Khatun , travelled to […]

Commonwealth day is celebrated every year on the second Monday of March, across the Commonwealth.  It offers an opportunity to promote understanding on global issues, international co-operation and the work of the Commonwealth organisations, which aim to improve the lives of citizens. 2017 marked the […]