Thursday 19 November, from 2.00pm until 3.30pm, hosted by Pioneers Post and NatWest S&CC.
Theme: “WISE Up 2020: How to start a social business during a pandemic”
Join us for a live conversation to celebrate women in social enterprise.
We’ll hear about the experiences of some of the UK’s leading women entrepreneurs, and find out how they overcame unexpected challenges during an unprecedented year. We hope their startup success stories will inspire and guide us all in the coming months of rebuild and recovery.
AGENDA & SPEAKERS
2.00pm – Welcome from event hosts – Simone van Klaveren, Pioneers Post & Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise and Community Finance
2.10pm – Panel discussion – chaired by Anna Patton, Pioneers Post
- Hannah Broughton from The Therapeutic Forest
- Michelle John from PEGS C.I.C (Parental Education Growth Support)
- Michelle Ferguson from RBLI (Scotland's Bravest Manufacturing Company)
- Dr Seyedeh Naseriniaki from Chrysalis Craft Coventry CIC
3.00pm – Interview with Baroness Barran MBE, Minister for Civil Society and DCMS – chaired by Julie Pybus, Pioneers Post
3.20pm – Concluding remarks from NatWest by Megan Peat, CEO, RBS Social & Community Capital) & the Pioneers Post team
WISE WEEK 2020: 16 to 20 November
The WISE (Women in Social Enterprise) programme is an initiative delivered by Pioneers Post, in partnership with NatWest. During ‘WISE Week 2020’ we will highlight women leaders in social enterprise, through various special features published each day, including written features and this online event. Read more: https://www.pioneerspost.com/wise100
The Webinar has space for 100 attendees maximum, and will allow the first 100 attendees to join on a first come, first served basis. (If you've registered but cannot make it any more, please cancel your registration so that you're not holding a spot).
This Webinar will be recorded, with highlights shared on the Pioneers Post website later.