Welcome to our LGBT+ History Month session with the WI! LGBTQ+ Life in Wales and England: Past, Present, and Future features Deputy Minister for Social Partnership Hannah Blythyn MS, author and historian Norena Shopland, Cate Hopkins, Writer and Director of the short film Cake and Birchgrove WI member, and campaigner and workplace inclusivity consultant Jennifer Charles. Director of Stonewall Cymru Davinia Green chaired the session.
How can a diverse and inclusive workplace benefit staff wellbeing? What are businesses doing to prove their commitment to diverse workplaces? Our panel discussed this and lots more at January's WEN Cafe.
Rhian Parry, Managing Director of Workplace Worksafe
Leandra Craine, EQuip Project Officer at Disability Wales
Martha Musonza Holman, charity founder and tutor
Ellie Lancaster, Head of People at Sero
Chair: Catherine Fookes, Director of WEN Wales
WEN at Ten - a virtual celebration event for WEN Wales' 10th Birthday on 16th November 2021 featuring a line-up of inspirational women including:
Jess Fishlock MBE in conversation with Professor Laura McAllister
Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt
Kay Richmond, Founder of WEN Wales
Kirsty Davies-Warner, Founder of WEN Wales
Professor Meena Upadhyaya OBE, Former Trustee, Geneticist & one of WEN’s 100 Welsh Women
Sarah Rees, Former Chair of WEN Wales
Auriol Miller, Director, Institute of Welsh Affairs
Shereen Williams, CEO Boundary Commission Wales
Shavanah Taj, General Secretary Wales TUC
Krystal S Lowe, Dancer, Choreographer, and Writer
Grace Quantock, Former WEN Mentee
Mia Rees, Former WEN Mentee
Justna Muhith, Former WEN Mentee
Why do we need diverse and equal representation in public and political life and how do we get there?
The Diverse5050 campaign calls for positive action to ensure better representation of women, Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, disabled people, and LGBT people in Welsh political institutions.
Sian Gwenllian, Plaid Cymru MS for Arfon and Chair of the Cross Party Group on Women
Evelyn James, Diverse5050 Campaign Manager
Zainab Asunramu, Elect Her
Dr Jessica Laimann, WEN Wales Policy & Public Affairs Officer
Chair: Patience Bentu, Diverse5050 Campaigner
From the menopause, to violence and abuse against older women, ageism, and culturally appropriate support for older women from diverse communities - our panel discuss all this and more.
This podcast was recorded at a WEN Cafe live event on 25th August.
Andrea Cooper, Safeguarding Lead, Older People's Commissioner for Wales
Lisa Nicholls, Menopause Champion & Campaign Lead, Fair Treatment for the Women of Wales
Rahila Hamid, Gwent Regional Coordinator of EYST's BAME Engagement Programme
Chair: Catherine Fookes, Director, WEN Wales
Join WEN Wales this Learning Disability Week as we discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted women in Wales with learning disabilities and/or autism.
WEN Director Catherine Fookes interviews women & non-binary people about their lived experiences.
Ffion Poole, Caerphilly People First
Selena Caemawr, Aubergine Cafe
Joanna, Dawn, & Zarah, Cardiff People First
Cath Lewis, Learning Disability Wales