The Congress Joint Women’s Committee Seminar will take place virtually on Friday 5 March 2021 from 10.30am to 1.00pm via zoom. The theme for the seminar is “Leadership, Women and Change – in work, in society  and in trade unions”. The event is also being held to mark International Women’s Day 2021.

The event will examine how women are bringing about change in trade unions, work and in society and what else needs to happen?  Speakers and information about the event are as follows:

Panel sessions chaired by UNISON’s Regional Secretary Patricia McKeown and SIPTU organiser Sabrina Ryan

  • ICTU General Secretary Patricia King
  • Joint Chairs of the ICTU Women’s Committee Margaret Coughlan and Geraldine Alexander
  • ETUC’s Julianne Bir
  • ITUC’s Chidi King
  • SIPTU Deputy General Secretary Ethel Buckley
  • Chair of the NI Assembly Women’s Caucus and Green Party Leader Clare Bailey
  • Chair of the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus Fiona O’Loughlin
  • And more, TBC

If you are interested in attending please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and joining instructions will be sent to you.

Geraldine Alexander
Assistant Secretary