This March, join us, Teesside University, Tees Valley Combined Authority, Darlington Building Society and PD Ports as we join together to host the first Tees Valley International Women’s Day Festival!
5 days of incredible events held across our region, each hosted by a partner organisation all aimed to #BreaktheBias of gender inequality. Get your diaries ready to book your tickets to these free events. Book yours here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/international-womens-day-festival-tees-valley-just-williams-tickets-274103078687
IMPORTANT – CAR PARKING. Parking will NOT be available in the Fusion Hive car park – delegates must park in the River Tees Watersports Centre car park (opposite Fusion Hive) and you must register your vehicle inside the centre to avoid fines).
Just William is hosting from Fusion Hive in Stockton with a full itinerary as below:
8.30-9.30 – THE POWER OF TALKING
Join us for a ‘Walk and Talk’ session with Red Balloons, a Teesside-based mental and physical wellbeing charity.
Setting off from Fusion Hive in Stockton we will follow a short route around the Tees Barrage in a group as we encourage engagement, communication and wellbeing.
The route is suitable for most people – following the footpaths around the river, but please dress appropriately for the weather!
9.30 -10.00 – Coffee and networking. SanSeb will be available on site to purchase refreshments AND are donating an incredible 20% of their profits from the day to our chosen charities!
10.00 – 10.30 – THE POWER OF CONNECTIONS
Join us in welcoming Jeni Smith from NetKno as we get to grips with the best, easiest ways to network to #BreaktheBias and be our most effective.
10.30 – 11.15 – THE POWER OF MINDSET
An interactive panel session featuring Mark Simpson (Pro Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching at Teesside University), Katy Turner (Senior Manager, NHS Supply Chain), Marc Atkinson and Erin Harper discussing their journeys, challenges and successes.
11.15 – 11.30 – Coffee and networking. SanSeb will be available on site to purchase refreshments AND are donating an incredible 20% of their profits from the day to our chosen charities!
11.30 – 12.30 – THE POWER OF MENTORING
Welcoming Charly Young – CEO ad Co-Founder of The Girls’ Network, with Zak Kamran, previous mentee and The Girls’ Network Ambassador and Aimee Thomson, Network Manager for Tees Valley to the floor to discuss the barriers, opportunities and learnings of Mentoring and the impact it has on us all.
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch (refreshments available from SanSeb) and the opportunity to experience Speed Mentoring with The Girls’ Network or drop into the Perimenopause Support Cafe with Gaynor and Vicky from Perimenopause Support.
Tickets not required, but will be on a first come, first served basis.
1.30 – 2.00 – IWD Break the Bias Poem Reading
Life Coach, Mayira Thomas draws us together for a recitation of her poem in honour of International Women’s Day; “Seeing Beyond the Obvious”.
2.00 – 3.00 – THE POWER OF RESILIENCE
Panel event featuring Andy Black, Ashleigh Wright, Matt Stirland and Elise Lane. Coming together to discuss the importance of resilience in every element of our lives. Discussing their journeys and challenges, this panel will be sure to have you feeling confident, uplifted and ready for any future challenges!
3.00 – 3.15 – Coffee and networking. SanSeb will be available on site to purchase refreshments AND are donating an incredible 20% of their profits from the day to our chosen charities!
3.15 – 4.00 – THE POWER OF PROFILE – RAISING YOURS…
Simon Clayton, Executive Coach and Strategic Marketing Trainer and founder of Marketing Skills Academy will be sharing his advice on how best to raise your personal profile and the importance of doing it consistently.
4.00 – 4.30 – THE POWER OF YOU
Founder and Managing Director of Just Williams and The Just Williams Sales Academy, Jessica Williams, closes our day with a session on personal power, motivation and discussion on #BreaktheBias opportunities.
4.30 – CLOSE.
We look forward to welcoming you all!