10.30am – 4.30pm
Sportman’s Club, 11 Queens Road, Aberdeen, AB15 4YL
Tickets cost £10 and includes a buffet, childcare is available.
Pre-booking is essential, for more information on how to do this, please visit
This event is to celebrate International Women’s Day 2015 and has been organised by the Nigerian Women’s Association Aberdeen.
This event is hosted by Lord Provost George Adam with a keynote address by Dame Anne Begg MP, representing Aberdeen South. There will be three papers, ‘Woman: An Architect of Change’ by Kate Harper, ‘Breaking Through in Business’ by Placida Acheru and ‘Being a Good Leader’ by Tanita Maxwell.
Tanita Maxwell’s paper includes a section on the extraordinary life and legacy of Mary Slessor and celebrates her achievements. She is an historical female role model and it is important to learn from her leadership skills, bravery and kindness.
Tanita is a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen and hasan interest in women’s equality and tackling violence against women and children. Mary’s actions saved the lives of many children and women – she is truly is an inspiration and role model for future generations of girls.