Menopase Festival to Highlight the Opportunities of ‘The Third Stage of Life’

If you think the Menopause is doom and gloom and ‘the beginning of the end’, think again. That’s the message from the team behind the world’s only Menopause Festival, returning to Perth this month. The festival, now in its second year, will take place at Perth Theatre on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 April 2019…

Angie Foreman, Programme Director of Coca-Cola 5by20 Dundee, has won a Scottish Diversity Award.

Angie was presented with the Equality Advocate of the Year award at a glittering ceremony in Glasgow. The news comes hot on the heels of Angie winning the Change Catalyst award in the Business Women Scotland / Women’s Enterprise Scotland Awards in November 2018. Launched in 2010, Coca-Cola 5by20 is a global initiative with one…

Committee Meeting Minutes – January 16th, 2019

PBN Committee Meeting Minutes January 16th, 2019 Present: Jane Rennie, Olivia Robertson, Georgina Coleman, Donna Bednarek, Tricia Fox Apologies: Claire MacFarlane, Olivia Pardoe, Debbie Fellowes, Caroline Mackintosh Note: Donna Bednarek was co-opted onto the committee. Proposed by Georgina Coleman, seconded by Tricia Fox 1. Matters Arising: None 2. Events Following a discussion by the committee…

Temperatures Rise as Businesses Tackle the Menopause at Work

How should employers treat menopausal women in the workplace? This, and other questions, will be addressed and debated on the first day of the world’s only Menopause Festival, taking place in Perth in April 2019. With the first day of the event aimed at Human Resources professionals, line managers , trade unions and employment lawyers,…

ASB 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

11am Saturday 3rd November, The Royal Hotel, Bridge of Allan Join the ASB Committee at The Royal Hotel, Bridge of Allan for our AGM as we review our year and look towards the coming year. Your ticket includes the AGM, arrival refreshments and lunch. Registration, refreshments, showcases and networking from 10.30am. Please book your place…

Plans for Second Menopause Festival Announced on World Menopause Day

The only menopause festival in the world will once again be held in Perth next year, it was announced today (Thursday 18 October 2018, World Menopause Day). This year saw the very first Menopause Festival take place in the city, with four events in April and May. Sponsored by Rowan Consultancy in Perth, the festival,…

WOW Women of the World In Perth

Pressing issues affecting women’s lives – including mental wellbeing, body image and surveillance – will be the focus of this year’s Women of the World Festival in Perth City Centre. Other key topics to be spotlighted will include social and economic injustice, the menopause and women’s relationship with alcohol. A keynote session by WOW founder Jude…

10 Minutes with…. Laura Chen of Laura Chen Photographer

Wrap up your nearest and dearest and get them along to Laura Chen Photography because this is a woman with a serious talent for making everything look, well, sooooo cute! As a specialist newborn and children’s photographer, Laura Chen captures the most precious of moments, creating timeless and emotive children’s portraiture for a living. So…

10 Minutes with….. Gemma Simpson of Adventure Circus

Adventure Circus was created in January 2015 by founder and Director, Gemma Simpson, and is a aerial, acrobatic and fitness club for people who like to do things a little differently. Gemma has a background in gymnastics and equestrian vaulting (google it!) and is generally sport mad, working also in the sport triathlon. Adventure Circus…

WOW Festival founder joins PBN members for inspirational breakfast event

The founder of the internationally celebrated Women of the World (WOW) Festival is kicking off WOW Perth 2018 by attending a breakfast networking event in the city hosted by Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network (PBN). Jude Kelly CBE, a prolific advocate of women’s rights, also a theatre director and TED talker, is in Perth for a weekend…

Marketing Agency Volpa Expands with the Opening of a Dundee Office

Volpa, one of Scotland’s top independent marketing agencies, is realising its ambitious expansion plans with the opening of a new office in Dundee. The Perth based full service agency is opening a new office this month in The Flour Mill, an exciting and dynamic new co-work and serviced office space in the heart of Dundee’s…

Committee Meeting Minutes – August 30th, 2018

PBN Committee Meeting Minutes August 30th, 2018 Present: Apologies: Jane Rennie, Olivia Robertson, Caroline MacKintosh, Claire MacFarlane, Tricia Fox, Olivia Pardoe, Debbie Fellows Georgina Coleman 1.   Chair’s Report 2.   Treasurer’s Report Bank update: LP brought along forms and will arrange for DF and CM to be added as a signatories.  Action: LP to return signatory form to Bank…