Celebrating the Contribution of Women to Social Renewal and Economic Prosperity

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Thursday 8th March 2012, 12:00-16:30

Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SE

This event is to mark International Women’s Day and will provide a wonderful opportunity to highlight the contribution of women to social renewal and economic prosperity through their invention, innovation, entrepreneurial and charitable activities.

The Event is organised by the Small Enterprise Research Unit (SERU)/Newcastle University Business School.

Speakers include;
  • Eija Pessinen (Overall Winner of the European Union Women Inventor & Innovator Awards, 2009),
  • Dinah Bennett OBE, FRSA (Director, International Centre for Entrepreneur-ship and Enterprise),
  • Deborah Jaffé, FRSA (Author, Ingenious Women),
  •  Professor Pooran Wynarczyk, FRSA (Director, SERU/Newcastle University Business School)


The Event is chaired by Carmen Thompson, FRSA (Development Executive, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University and a member of the RSA Council, North East of England).

The event is free to attend but places are limited so please complete the online booking form to reserve your place.

International Women's Day Registration Form:

This event is embedded in the research by Professor Pooran Wynarczyk, FRSA (Director, SERU/Newcastle University Business School).

Prof Wynarczyk’s research has centred upon the exploration of diversity in participation in innovation and science, technology, engineering and mathematical subjects. For more information on her research please view Pooran's profile 

Published: 27th February 2012