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Be part of global celebrations this International Women’s Day 2024 and join us for an informal networking event open to all.

The theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2024 (IWD 2024) is #InspireInclusion.

Stevenage Borough Council are delighted to be partnering with the Women in Business Network (WIBN) to support an informal business networking event at the Hotel Cromwell, Stevenage on Friday 8 March at 10am.

We will be joined by guest speaker, CEO Danielle Bridge from the charity Black Minds Matter UK and founder of ABC Life Support. An organisation delivering physical and mental health first aid training across the UK.

The event aims to celebrate women’s achievements and inspire all attendees to thrive and make a difference, supporting a more inclusive world for all.

There will be lots of opportunities to informally network with your peers and make great connections with an array of local businesses.

Join us this #InternationalWomen’sDay and #Inspireinclusion to forge a more inclusive world for women.

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About our guest speaker:

A Photograph of Danielle Bridge

Danielle Bridge is the award-winning founder and honorary board member of ABC Life Support CIC (Community Interest Company). A social enterprise organisation that delivers physical and mental health, first aid training across the UK. ABC Life Support has supported over 130 charities in 2021/2022 including Barnardo’s, who run family centres in the Stevenage area.

Danielle is the host of ‘It Is What It Is’ the podcast, a speaker on the importance of psychoeducation in the community as well as empowering others to overcome stigma which in turn normalises the mental health conversation.

Recently, Danielle was named Chief Executive Officer at Black Minds Matter UK, a charity that links Black individuals and families with free mental health services. The organisation employs professional black therapists to provide support for their mental health needs.

Her dedication to social justice, along with her track record, shows her as a leader in the non-profit sector. Danielle’s journey gives an idea how one person can influence things when they are committed to making positive changes.