Empowerment ‘Making it Happen’
08 March, 2018 9:15
House of Vic Ryn, Lisburn
Join Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council’s BusinessSolutions Team, in partnership with Cartmill Stewart & Co Chartered Accountants, for a morning of inspiration and motivation for local female entrepreneurs.
International Women’s Day 2018 Campaign theme is #PressforProgress and this event will be focusing on ‘Empowerment and making it happen’.
Helen Allen from House of Colour
Helen Allen will help you discover how you could find it much easier to meet new people, express yourself, present in meetings and even close the deal when you are looking and feeling your best.
Carmel McKinney OBE
Carmel McKinney OBE was formerly chairperson of two public sector bodies within the education sector and in June 2015 was appointed as the first female chairperson of the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. In 2017 she won the Award for Outstanding Management and Leadership at the Women
in Business Awards, was runner up in The Guardian Public Services Awards for Leadership Excellence and most recently was appointed on to the Guardian Public Services Advisory Board. She is a key role model for all females wanting to reach their full potential as leaders in the Boardroom setting and has given outstanding leadership in her drive to mentor and encourage other females to consider positions within Boards. She has actively promoted the achievements of women in public life having been key note speaker and panellist at numerous events as well as interfacing with Fire and Rescue Services across the UK and in the United States as an ambassador for NIFRS.
Registration from 8:45 am with tea, coffee and scones on arrival.