University Women's Club

Please join us for a very special event to mark International Women’s Day

on March 8th 2017

“The ties that bind women from East to West”

Panel discussions hosted in association on with PAWA

(Pan Asian Women’s Association on)

and the Hermann Gundert Society

2.30pm: Registration on

3pm: Welcoming remarks

3.15 pm: Women in the workplace

Chaired by Dr Gill Samuels, CBE, DSc. Adviser to RAND, director at UCL Business

and one of the most significant scientists of her generation. Former chairman of the UWC

4.30 pm: Coffee break

5 pm: Radicalisation on of women and children

Chaired by Hazel Blears, independent advisor, former Communities Secretary and author of the

Preventing Extremism Programme

6.15 pm: Buff et supper and PAWA presentation

7.30 pm : Strengthening women’s voices

Chaired by Rita Payne, journalist and media consultant. Chair of the UK branch of the Commonwealth

Journalists Association on and former Asia Editor, BBC World News (TV)

8.30 pm: Closing comments

The evening will end with a performance.

Please register your interest at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. reservations This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or

call 0207 499 2268.

The cost of the event is £60 (this includes buff et supper and performance).

www.universitywomensclub.com

2 Audley Square, Mayfair, London W1K 1DB

The University Women’s Club

2 Audley Square

Mayfair

London W1K 1DB