International Women's Day 2018

International Women’s Day 2018

Hope Street Xchange were thrilled to welcome Sunderland’s International Women’s Day 2018 conference to our Enterprise & Innovation Suites for the second year in a row on Thursday 8th March.

The sell-out event saw over 200 women come together to listen to a range of inspirational speakers, celebrating women in the workplace and the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world.

The speakers included:

  • Louise Kennedy – Oculus HR
  • Allison Raper – Teesdale Cheesemakers
  • Naomi Morrow – Software City
  • Sarah Greenwell – Big Little Toys
  • Kevin Haynes – Greggs
  • Roz Anderson – Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Sharon MacArthur – Miss Menopause
  • Adrienne Dickson – Doggie Diner
  • Julia Austin – Tyne Bank Brewery

Followed by a lunch provided by Greggs and a chance for networking to discuss the inspiring morning! It was a fantastic day for all and we hope you can join us in 2019 when we do it all again!