Why do I spent my free time running events?

I volunteer at a fair few events. I used to organise DrinkaboutMCR,  Manchester Social Entrepreneurs, SheSaysMCR and few others. Last year I decided to scale back, focusing just on SheSaysMCR and growing the community there and putting together some kick ass lineups and events. However, as I started to delve deeper into working in the public […]

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Happy Birthday SheSaysMCR

That’s right, it’s been a year, 6 events done and SheSaysMCR is celebrating its first birthday! Woohoo 🙂 We celebrated our first birthday with our sixth event: It’s All Good, and what better place to host it than SpacePortX’s rooftop garden! Lovely. Focussing on social impact and social change, the SheSaysMCR team brought together Tamsin Chislett, Rebecca Rae and Lauren Currie […]

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Let’s Talk About Access To Tech

#WomenInTech is talked about quite a lot (and I should know, I’m a huge advocate and supporter) and there are some absolutely amazing things happening in the Manchester Tech Community to help support it – from #BraCamp to SheSays MCR and back round again. And don’t get me wrong there’s still a huge way to go, […]

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Back To Life, Back To Blogging

Just to set the tone, this was the inspiration for the blog title: It’s been a fair while since I wrote my last blog. A long while actually. I’m not going to make any excuses for it, blogging just wasn’t high up on my to-do list for the 6 months or so. I had a […]

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SheSays Manchester: New Beginnings

First and foremost I want to say a huge thank you to Code ComputerLove and Hyper Island for making SheSays Manchester’s second event even possible! A huge Manchester ta to Naomi Timperley, Emma Scamell and Gabi Iskandar for their wonderful talks and final a round of applause for the SheSays Manchester team, Mahnaz Yusaf, Aimee […]

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