Brilliant blog from someone who attended our event on the 17th – an inspiring woman at a launch for inspiring women! http://www.inspiringthefuture.org
Before I mention that I LEFT THE HOUSE last night and before I begin on my usual self-obsessed internal travelogue, let me tell you about the important bit. Inspiring the Future: Inspiring Women campaign was launched last night at an event hosted by Nick Clegg and Miriam Gonzalez Durantez in Lancaster House. Ten inspiring women – women with successful and high-profile careers – were invited to ‘speed network’ with one hundred London school girls, exploring career interests, choices, and routes to success. This was the start of a campaign to get successful women into state schools nationwide, talking to girls about their futures, their passions, and how to realise their potential. Have a look at the website http://www.inspiringthefuture.org/news-events.aspx. I’ll tell you more later.
Anyway, there was this swanky reception afterwards at Lancaster House, with Nick Clegg, and Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, and the ten inspirational women including Athene Donald, Professor…
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