At next week’s branch meeting we’ll be voting on an exciting proposal – to create a new post of ‘women’s officer’ for our local branch.
As women’s officer you would:
- Support and encourage women members to take an active role in the branch
- Work closely with the national women’s officer on campaigns affecting branch members
- Form connections with other women’s groups to promote solidarity
- Be point of contact for campaigns and issues affecting women members in particular
As well as anything else you want to bring to the role!
Contact Catherine Morrissey (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
We’re looking to build on the success of the fantastic 10 July IWGB Leading Women event, which highlighted the discrimination that outsourced women at the University of London face, and featured a fantastic line-up of speakers:
Mildred – LSE cleaners/UVW
Catherine Mayer – women’s equality party
Ayesha Hazarika – comedian/former labour adviser
Liliana Almanza – UoL cleaner/IWGB
Councillor Bélgica Guanía – 1st Ecuadorean councillor in U.K. – lab (newham))
Nilufer – activist in TGI Fridays campaign
Marta Luna Marroquín – retired cleaner & veteran of 3 cosas campaign at uol / IWGB
Lucia Zapata – general secretary of Socialist Youth, Uruguay
Meg Brown – Chair, Couriers & Logistics branch IWGB