Conference: BAME women – an untapped asset in the economy

19 June @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, Kala Sangam, 1 Forster Square, Bradford, BD1 4TY

BAME women, Bana Gora networking

These are exciting times for Inclusive Growth in the City Region economy. It is up to all of us to ensure that all of our people can both contribute to and benefit from growth, creating prosperity and opportunities for everyone.

Building on the collaborative work on inclusive growth , this conference and discussion will showcase the best learning on place based approaches to inclusive growth.

Bring your experience, thoughts and suggestions and join the conversation! Speakers will explore what employers, community organisations and the public sector, need to do to support the BAME women that our labour market is currently failing in their journey towards the right employment opportunities.

Speakers include:

  • Susan Hinchcliffe, Skills lead for the Combined Authority and Leader of Bradford Council
  • Bana Gora, CEO, Muslim Women Council
  • Naz Kazmi, Manager, KAWACC
  • Andrew Devonald, Grant Thornton
  • Tebussum Rashid, Deputy CEO, BTEG
  • Mike Hawking, Acting Policy and Research Manager, Cities and Inclusive Growth, JRF
  • Ruth Redfern, Project Director, Inclusive Growth – West Yorkshire Combined Authority

This event includes a light networking lunch. Registration is essential, as places are limited.