Be Bold for Change

Dear friends,

This past year has seen a woman be appointed as the head of the Metropolitan Police – Cressida Dick while Shami Chakrabarti has joined the House of Lords but there is a lot to do to get to equality.This year Coolherbals has the honour of organizing The International Women’s Day Event held on Monday 6th March, 2017 at the House of Commons and the evening promises to be a platform for change and dialogue. This year’s theme is ‘Be Bold for Change’. 

The event will be hosted by Bob Blackman MP and will have a number of influential and inspirational speakers from Parliament and the community, coming to share their viewpoint. Amongst the speakers are Baroness Jenkin and Lord Popat.

The evening will also mark the launch of The Great British Chai Party, an exciting initiative focusing on the elderly and supporting government initiatives for a better quality of life in this age group.

Sushma Bhanot, Director of  Coolherbals and Co-Chair of International Women’s Day said “International Women’s Day is a day of celebration as well as reflection and planning for the future. One of this year’s projects is the launch of the Great British Chai Party. Kiran Bhanaut, Senior Health & Safety and IT Services Project Management Consultant, Co-Chair of International Women’s Day – ‘This initiative is to get elderly people coming out of their homes and meeting other like-minded people. Some Asian women particularly feel isolated and this can lead to depression. Through chai or tea parties we are hoping to empower older people to lead full and happy lives.”

The evening will see the launch of The Great British Chai Party.

2017 is a year to be bold for change. Are you ready?

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