Events

Labour Women's Network holds events throughout the year and all over the UK. You can find details of upcoming events and campaign sessions. If you want to know more about our upcoming training events click here.

 

Do you like this?

In Conversation with Anneliese Dodds MP

This International Women's Day week, LWN is delighted to invite you to a frank and feminist "in conversation" event with Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds MP and guest interviewer Hannah Al-Othman, Sunday Times journalist.

This event will explore the opportunities and challenges of being the first woman Shadow Chancellor, and allow the audience to better understand Anneliese's political journey and motivations, as well as her ambitions for the country, and for the future of the Labour Party. With Covid-19 and Brexit hitting women disproportionately hard, and fresh from responding to the Budget, it will be great to hear from Anneliese's about plans for a fairer alternative, what it is like to shadow the tricky opponent of Rishi Sunak, and the key role she is playing in Labour's road back to Government. The evening will be introduced by Abena Oppong-Asare MP, who in addition to her role supporting Anneliese as Shadow Exchequer Secretary, is also Chair of Labour Women's Network, and proudly the first black Chair of LWN.

Anneliese Dodds was appointed Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer by Keir Starmer in April 2020, having previously been Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury under John McDonnell. She has been MP for Oxford East since 2017 and was the MEP for South East from 2014 to 2017.  She was a lecturer in Public Policy at King’s College London from 2007 to 2010 and a senior lecturer in Public Policy at Aston University from 2010 to 2014. She's graduate of the LWN training programme, a mother of two, and a self-proclaimed curry fan.

Hannah Al-Othman is a political journalist at The Sunday Times. She was previously a lobby journalist with Buzzfeed News, and has also written for the Daily Mirror, the Mail Online and the Evening Standard. She began her journalistic career at the Lancashire Telegraph. She's a fan of sports, travel and all things Mancunian. 

Join the Zoom conversation on Thursday, 11th March 2021 from 8pm.

Register Now


Safeguarding and Zoom Etiquette (please read)
We expect all LWN events to be conducted in an atmosphere of sisterly respect. Abusive or inappropriate behaviour (including offensive screen backdrops/display names) will not be tolerated and participants may be removed.  If our safe space is compromised, we may feel the need to shut down the meeting at short notice. Please use the name you have signed up to the event with as your Zoom display name in the waiting room. 

We intend to record this event and share on LWN website and social media.

Each person needs to register separately, so that we can email the Zoom security details, this email will be shared will attendees a few hours before the event. 

Please be aware, we if you have registered for this (or any LWN event) but have unsubscribed or opted out of our emails, due to GDPR we are unable to communicate with you, and we cannot overwrite the system ‚Äď Sorry!¬† You can sign-up again to give us permission to email you¬†here:¬†

If you've never used Zoom before and want more information on how Zoom works, please click here. 

Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 08:00 PM · 143 rsvps
Zoom
143 RSVPs
rsvp

Women In The Room

March is not just about International Women's Day but also the home of Women's History Month, so join us to celebrate the women who made history and how their efforts are still making waves today.

Women played a significant role in the founding of the Labour Party but have often have been almost completely written out of our history until our very own Nan Sloane published her 2018 book, The Women In the Room: Labour’s Forgotten History.

Nan is currently writing her second book about radical, reforming and revolutionary women at the turn of the nineteenth century which is set to be published later this year.

Kiran Mahil will lead this "in conversation" style event, with Nan also reading to us from The Women in the Room. Discussions will centre on women's role in Labour's foundation, with questions also invited from the floor.

Kiran, originally from Birmingham is now a secondary school leader in East London, as well as LWN Secretary.  Before her career change into history teaching, Kiran was the Labour Party's National Equalities Officer, at the time of Labour’s Equality Act. She also worked for Rt. Hon. Yvette Cooper MP, where she was part of the team who revealed that women were being hardest hit by austerity cuts.

LWN is proud to stand on the shoulders of these inspirational women, it is our duty to make sure their names are heard, known and understood far and wide.  So join Nan and Kiran to hear extract of Nan's book and join in the conversation on Friday, 26th March from 8pm for an evening of feminist history within our Party.

REGISTER NOW


Safeguarding and Zoom Etiquette (please read)

We expect all LWN events to be conducted in an atmosphere of sisterly respect. Abusive or inappropriate behaviour (including offensive screen backdrops/display names) will not be tolerated and participants may be removed.  If our safe space is compromised, we may feel the need to shut down the meeting at short notice. 

Please use the name you have signed up to the event with as your Zoom display name in the waiting room (you may not be allowed entry if we cannot identify you). You are able to amend your display name once the event has start. 

We intend to record this event and share on LWN website and our social media.

Each person needs to register separately, so that we can email the Zoom security details, this email will be shared will attendees a few hours before the event. 

Please be aware, we if you have registered for this (or any LWN event) but have unsubscribed or opted out of our emails, due to GDPR we are unable to communicate with you, and we cannot overwrite the system ‚Äď Sorry!¬† You can sign-up again to give us permission to email you¬†here:¬†

If you've never used Zoom before and want more information on how Zoom works, please click here. 


Friday, March 26, 2021 at 08:00 PM · 117 rsvps
Zoom
117 RSVPs
rsvp