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Councillor Erin Parker-Leonard

"It has given me a sense of purpose and direction. I now know what I would like my political career to look like and I am taking steps to move forward.”  Erin was talking about the Jo Cox Women in Leadership Scheme.

Preet Kaur Gill MP

“The Jo Cox Women in Leadership programme really made me think about who I am and what I wanted to become – it was just priceless ”

Seema Malhotra MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Home Office.

"I wouldn't be where I am today without the training and support I received from LWN. It was critical for me in helping me determine my goals and in developing a network that has truly stayed with me and helped me every step of the way."
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Councillor Sharon Thompson, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council & Deputy Mayor of West Midlands

“Jo Cox Women in Leadership is more than simply a programme! It is a catalyst for change, growth and solidarity for those on the programme and more importantly those whose lives they impact on a daily basis."
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Dame Diana Johnson MP, Minister of State in the Home Office.

"1997 was a sea change moment. Progress had been at snail’s pace; this was a giant leap. Without Labour Women’s Network’s support, many of us wouldn’t have been there. The training sharpened our chances of selection, and the sense of sisterhood kept us going through to our election and beyond."

Jessica Hodgson

"I was on the last cohort of the 'Making Your Mark' course and I wanted to thank you and your colleagues: it was excellent and inspiring, and the lessons in leadership were very useful for women in all walks of life."
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Dr Filson Ali

"I wanted to take a moment to express my gratitude and extend my thanks to each and everyone of you for your valuable contributions to the recent event councils4thisMillennium."
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Rt. Hon Emily Thornberry MP

“We have to keep working, and we have to keep pushing, and we must never give up until we have true equality in our Party and until we have a Party that properly recognises the huge contribution that women make- and the fact is that we hold up the sky!”

Sophia James

"There isn't a better way to spend a weekend than with these inspiring sisters from the #lwnsummerschool. Thanks @LabourWomensNet for organising such a phenomenal event! #feminist #Labour"

Rt. Hon Angela Rayner MP, Deputy Prime Minister

"Having the support of the wider LWN was a real strength which enabled me to speak up and gain the confidence to champion the issues that matter to me and my community."
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