Women into Public Life Conference, Thursday 27 September, Derry/Londonderry



No longer a luxury – an imperative!

Thursday 27 September 2012    9.30am – 4.30 pm

Millennium Forum, Derry/Londonderry



Women into Public Life (WIPL) is organising this final conference to celebrate the work and achievements of the Project. Funded by the EU’s INTERREG IVA Programme, which is managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB), WIPL’s main focus has been addressing the under representation of women in public life. The conference will bring together speakers to inspire and challenge us regarding women’s role in public life and in reshaping society.


Speakers include:

  • Bernadette McAliskey, STEP, Tyrone
  • Professor Fiona Mackay, Chair of Politics, University of Edinburgh
  • Ailbhe Smyth, Feminist Open Forum
  • ·         MEP Martina Anderson
  • ·         Minister of State, Kathleen Lynch T.D.
  • ·         Baroness May Blood
  • ·         Councillor Ellen Morton, Arygll & Bute Council


Workshops on feminism, public speaking, gender quotas, party politics, women on boards and campaigning.



This conference is FREE.

To book a place:  register online at http://wipllifford.eventbrite.ie/

or contact Terry at theresa.wipl@gmail.com or call 00353-7491-72901

Find us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wipl.lifford

Nóirín Clancy
Women into Public Life
Three Rivers Complex
Co. Donegal

Women into Public Life (WIPL) is a regional partnership between three women’s organisations, Second Chance Education Project for Women (SCEPW), County Donegal, Foyle Women’s Information Network (FWIN), Derry/Londonderry and Engender in Scotland. Donegal County Council is the Lead Partner. The Project is funded by the INTERREG IVA Programme and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) www.seupb.euand involves a programme of activities to be delivered over a three year period.


WIPL Conference Prog. 27.9.12

WIPL_Conf. Reg Form 27.9.12

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