She Leads: Challenging Gender Bias in the 21 Century

To celebrate International Women's Day, join our panel of inspiring women who will share their experiences and discuss gender issues from an intercultural perspective.

Register to attend here.

Event Information

To celebrate International Women's Day, come along to our panel discussion and networking event to hear from our inspiring speakers: 

  • Aqila Choudhry - Founder of Love in Care
  • Natasha Babar-Evans - Regional Entrepreneurial Director at NatWest
  • Farhat Yaqoob - Muslim Student Advisor & Founder of the Unity Network
  • Yas Khanagha - Liberation Coordinator at Leeds University Union
  • MODERATOR: Rebecca Barclay – President of Women Breaking Barriers, final year Law student

The panel have their own story to tell when it comes to fighting gender bias and breaking down social boundaries in their professional and personal lives.

Whether you’re hoping to break into a male-dominated field, find out how female leaders have achieved success, or simply want to learn about gender issues from an intercultural perspective, come along to discover something new and connect with other like-minded individuals.

You will have the opportunity to network with our speakers at the end of the event. Refreshments will be provided. 

This event is organised by a team of student Intercultural Ambassadors at the University of Leeds, as a part of the World Unite Festival, sponsored by Leeds University Business School.

Event schedule

14:45     Registration

15:00     welcome from representative

15.05     Introduction from speakers

16.00     Prepared questions with moderator

16.15     Q&A with audience

16.30     Networking reception with refreshments

17.00     Close