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February 2019

Training: Perfecting the Pitch

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Women’s Resource Centre, United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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Overview: We know we do good work but how can we convince potential partners, funders and organisations to work with us? Often we only get a few minutes to tell others what we do, how we do it and what difference we make.  Your organisation’s pitch is probably the most important part of your business development tool-kit if you are to make first impressions count. This workshop will provide you with some tips and hints to perfect your pitch. Who should attend? Anyone in your organisation who is responsible for developing partnerships, business development, bid-writing and service development. What we…

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Training: Joining the Dots Between Governance, Trustees, and Fundraising

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Resource Centre, United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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Good governance is at the heart of a successful charity, and successful charities need a strong fundraising base. Ultimately, Trustees are accountable for the governance of the charity, but the responsibility of developing the organisational culture and implementing the processes and procedures that underpin good governance lie with the CEO and senior management team. This training will cover: •       Seven principles of good governance •       Trustees – roles and responsibilities •       Board recruitment •       Fundraising – a whole organisation approach This training is aimed at CEOs and members of senior management, or individuals preparing to move into senior management roles.…

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March 2019

Women’s Leadership for Social Change: Cambridge

March 1 @ 9:45 am - 4:30 pm
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom
Cambridge, CB22 3 United Kingdom
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We are returning to Cambridge for a 1-day training day on Women's Leadership for Social Change. The training mixes theory and practice and explores topics such as empowerment and leadership, feminism and intersectionality, unconscious bias, emotional intelligence, self-care and organisational practices. Who’s it for?  This training is for women staff members of women's organisations and projects as well as voluntary and community organisations and local authorities. We welcome all women to register but we will prioritise women between 20 and 30 years old who identify as BME (Black and Minority Ethnic). What’s it about?  The training offers an exciting mix…

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Women’s Leadership for Social Change – Showcase Event

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cholmondeley Room and Terrace, House of Lords
London, SW1A 0PW
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PLEASE NOTE: This event is currently full. However you can register now and get added to a waiting list. You will be notified if spaces become available. Women's Resource Centre is celebrating International Women's Day by showcasing our Women's Leadership for Social Change programme! At this event we will celebrate International Women’s Month by showcasing our Women’s Leadership for Social Change programme at the House of Lords, sponsored by Baroness Prosser. This event marks the end of the Women’s Leadership for Social Change programme. The participants of the programme will all attend the event and each group will do a short…

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Deeds and Words – The Women’s Sector Creating Change

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
School of Economic Science, 11 Mandeville Place
London, W1U 3AJ
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This free event will showcase women’s organisations that have achieved significant change in their fields through different avenues. Come and learn more about constructing a successful campaign or project and improving your impact in order to deliver better results for your service users.   The event will consist of presentations from organisations that work with those affected by domestic and/or sexual violence and have achieved significant change. Confirmed speakers include: Estelle du Boulay - Director, Rights of Women Pavan Amara - Founder, My Body Back Project A representative of LAWRS Evelina Svensson - WRC In the afternoon, attendees will have…

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Training: Feminist Leadership

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Resource Centre, United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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PLEASE NOTE: This event is currently full. However you can register now and get added to a waiting list. You will be notified if spaces become available. The training mixes theory and practice and explores topics such as empowerment and leadership, feminism and intersectionality, unconscious bias, emotional intelligence, self-care and organisational practices. Who’s it for?  This training is for women staff members of women’s organisations and projects as well as voluntary and community organisations and local authorities.  What’s it about?  The training offers an exciting mix of theory and practice. Real life experiences and examples are interwoven throughout the day, providing…

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May 2019

Training: Finance for Project Managers

May 14 @ 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Resource Centre, United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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We recognise that financial language and knowledge is overwhelming and can make you turn and run for the hills. We also understand the importance to feel confident and in control of your project budget(s) – not only will it reduce your stress levels when reporting back to the funder, it will also make you more confident in your ability to manage projects and apply for funding. That is why we have created this unique training run by Kathleen Moss, WRC’s management accountant. Kathy has years of experience of working with finances in the charity sector. She makes the training fun…

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Training: Feminist Leadership

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Women’s Resource Centre, United House, North Road
London, N7 9DP United Kingdom
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PLEASE NOTE: This event is currently full. However you can register now and get added to a waiting list. You will be notified if spaces become available. The training mixes theory and practice and explores topics such as empowerment and leadership, feminism and intersectionality, unconscious bias, emotional intelligence, self-care and organisational practices. Who’s it for?  This training is for women staff members of women’s organisations and projects as well as voluntary and community organisations and local authorities.  What’s it about?  The training offers an exciting mix of theory and practice. Real life experiences and examples are interwoven throughout the day, providing…

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June 2019

What’s So Special About The Specialists?

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
School of Economic Science, 11 Mandeville Place
London, W1U 3AJ
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This London-focused event will explore the importance of specialist women’s organisations. Keynote speaker: Sam Cunningham, Director of Criminal Justice and Commissioning, MOPAC. We will also have representatives from the women’s sector in London speaking about the importance of specialist services, both frontline and support services discussing topics such as: What does ‘holistic services’ mean in general but specifically for service users and organisations? What difference/impact does specialist services (both frontline and second tier) make for women specifically as well as wider society? What is the role and value of specialist services? What is the impact of specialist support services on…

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Training: Equality Act 2010 (West London)

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
White City Community Centre, India Way
London, W12 7QT United Kingdom
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This is a key piece of legislation that is relevant to work being carried out in all sectors and at all levels. The course is designed to be accessible to a wide audience and avoids legal jargon. It focuses on deepening participants understanding of how the Equality Act 2010 can be used as a valuable tool to assert rights and challenge discrimination. It is delivered by Rights of Women and primarily uses case examples from women’s rights and tackling violence against women and girls contexts. What is it about? The course provides a basic overview of the provisions of the…

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