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International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

So fabulous to see our students at the International Women’s Day Question Time event at Wigan & Leigh College. The panel were:

⚫Lisa Nandy – MP.

⚫Jo Platt – Parliamentary candidate and Leigh Building Preservation Trust Manager.

⚫Damien Munro – IDVA, Wigan Council.

⚫Rachel Clemow – Education Service Manager, Wigan Council.

⚫Jess Eastoe – Councillor and Young People Equalities Lead at Greater Manchester Moving.

⚫Marina Islam-Bamford – Department Head of Quality and Equality & Diversity Lead for A-Levels in GM.

So inspiring seeing our students talking to the speakers afterwards and hearing this year’s theme: Inspire Inclusion. Like everyday other day of the year, we are celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness of discrimination, and taking action to drive gender parity.

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