Last week I met up with my friend Alex who I haven’t seen for two and half years. She said she’s been ‘in a social coma’ as she had seriously thrown herself into her work as an event organiser. Since I last saw her she had reached lofty career heights, becoming a Director of a [...]
At the meeting on Tuesday, both Beatrice and Caroline talked about electoral reform and the introduction of a form of proportional representation (PR) in the voting system as one way which could increase the numbers of women in Parliament.
If you’re interested in finding out more, you can do so here at the Vote for [...]
A really inspiring discussion last night.
Our speaker’s gave a great overview of women’s position in elected politics in Britain today, what it’s like to run for office and what you can achieve once you get there.
Did you know that the UK ranks 60th in the world for the number of women in our [...]
Don’t forget, next Progressive Women event is tonight: 6:30pm for 6:45 at the Two Chairman in Westminster.
Our speakers are: London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon; Anne Fairweather – Labour Candidate in the recent European elections; Beatrice Barleon of the Electoral Reform Society and Women and the Vote.
Please join us for a lively and inspiring [...]
Last week President Obama announced that Sonia Sotomayor will be his nominee to replace Justice David Souter on the US Supreme Court. She will only be the second woman to sit on the current court (the other female member of the court is Ruth Bader Ginsburg) and the third female justice to ever serve (Sandra [...]