Bristol Women's Voice Wonderful Women Awards were presented as part of our International Women's Day celebrations on the 3rd of March. We celebrated over 50 women from across Bristol who had been…
Bristol's Youth Mayor, Hannah talks to us about her hopes for Women in our city and beyond... 'I want to see women and girls feeling safe in Bristol as unfortunately me and many of my friends and people I know have experienced either street harassment or harassment in clubs and public places. It angers me to think that lots of women don’t feel safe walking around in their own city or community, when it’s their right to feel safe and comfortable.'
'Be brave, feel the fear and go for it. As a woman you will find yourself operating at a structural deficit, but you must reflect on who you are and all that you will achieve and know that you are worthy of success and don’t be afraid to say so.'
'I would like to see more women in Bristol at the top. More women chief executives, more women trustees, more women feeling confident and feeling they can be who they want to be and sit at that table and make a difference.'
Bristol Women’s voice has signed up to the Bristol Trans Support Pledge. We are proud to support the city’s whole LGBT community in celebrating Pride and championing LGBT rights. Bristol's Pride week events (9th - 15th July)…
What do you want to see change for women in Bristol? 'To do more of what they want to do. To ignore barriers - personal and professional. Bristol has a great community spirit but there is no harm in making it even better. We all need to look out for each other.' Read our interview with Becky Prior who received a Wonderful Women Award for her work empowering people of all ages through art.
Upfest returns to the streets of South Bristol this summer for its 10th Anniversary and Europe’s largest street art festival has plenty in store for the 28 – 30 th of…
'There have been lots of women that have influenced me at different stages of my life. They have shown me the powers of kindness and being bold. They taught me to think outside the box, to question and to travel.'
'I want to see more affordable childcare so that women can return to work if they wish without feeling like “they can’t afford to work.” That very phrase makes no sense.' Lucy Clayton, a recipient of one of our Wonderful Women Awards shares advice, tells us about the women who have inspired her and reflects on what needs to change for Women in Bristol.
One inspirational lady I really look up to is Mary Temple Grandin...she is one of the first individuals on the Autism spectrum to publicly share insights from her personal experience of autism.