Date(s) - Thu 18 June
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday June 18, 7pm, Hamilton House
**This event is ticketed, see more information at http://biggreenweek.com/event/rising-women-rising-world/**
Full international women’s leadership training session from 30-years entrepreneur, business consultant, facilitator and performance coach Karen Downes! Plus hear from Key Note Listener Charley Pattison, National Justice Spokesperson for the Green Party, who will feed back on the end of the session, relating to policy and economics.
Rising Women, Rising World is a growing, vibrant community of women on all continents who take responsibility for building a world that works for all. They offer tools for the development of inner power and the opportunity to connect with like-minded champions of change: teaching materials, webinars, Inner Action workshops and retreats.Find out more at http://www.risingwomenrisingworld.org/
More on Karen: With over 30 years experience, Karen is passionate to empower women in taking care of themselves and their families. She launched a start up business, pioneering the Aromatherapy industry in Australia. From a start up capital of $45,000 she built the business into a $9m enterprise, exporting product and training programmes to 5 countries. Whilst building her business she expanded her reach to empower women and worked as an activist, workshop leader and fundraiser in Australia and on the ground in India and Bangladesh with The Hunger Project aimed to transform the subjugation and marginalization of women in developing countries. In 1999 she was a finalist in the Australian Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award.
More on Charley: Charley Pattison is a Crime and Employment barrister at Queen Square Chambers in Bristol and also the National Justice Spokesperson for The Green Party. Originally a business graduate, Charley worked for 18 months in London for a multinational firm, assisting with their internal and external communications. Charley is currently involved with a Bristol campaign group trying to end detention of asylum seekers, and is a member of the Bar Pro-Bono Unit. If she gets any spare time, Charley can be found wheezing her way up (and down) the local hills on her bike, or braving the Atlantic with her surfboard.