Janet Ellis sat at a table for International Women's Day in 2019

Celebrate International Women’s Day with star-studded panel

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Image captionJanet Ellis (left) appeared on last year's International Women's Day event panel

You are invited to meet inspirational women from the media, public sector, business and the community sector as they discuss their lives, their work and their views on what we can do to create a more equal society.

Our free event is being held to mark International Women’s Day and will take place on Tuesday 10 March in the Main Hall of 3 Shortlands in Hammersmith Broadway from 1pm to 2.30pm.

Four panel members from the International Women's Day event
Image caption: The 2019 panel

The panel includes the following local women:

  • Chef, writer and broadcaster Allegra McEvedy MBE. The H&F resident owns the Albertine wine bar in Shepherds Bush, has been a judge on Junior Bake Off, and presented shows including BBC2’s Economy Gastronomy, a prime-time series about spending less and using ingredients wisely.
  • Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ursula Macfarlane, whose films include One Deadly Weekend in America, Charlie Hebdo: Three Days That Shook Paris, Breaking Up With The Joneses and Untouchable, the documentary about convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein, which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.​​
  • Member of Parliament for Putney, Southfields and Roehampton, Fleur Anderson MP, whose priorities include climate action, helping refugees, saving the NHS and solving the housing crisis.
  • H&F Women’s Equality Commissioner, Asha Singh Williams, who has worked with the United Nations in New York and with the World Health Organisation in Geneva and has lived in H&F for the past 10 years.
  • Sands End community organiser, Fatma Mohamoud, a single mum of two, founder of ‘Feel at Home Community’ which provides a safe space for woman and mothers and a resident of H&F for over 20 years who has dedicated her time to sharing her life experiences to empower women.

The event is our way of answering the call by the International Women’s Day 2020 #EachforEqual campaign for a more gender-balanced world.

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Panel members from 2019's International Women's Day event
Image caption: You are invited to meet inspirational women from the media, public sector, business and the community sector