Search

Ladies’ group holds ‘Oscars’ awards for inspirational women in Stratford

08:57 03 March 2014

Funke Oham and Nana Churcher from Women Mentoring Women

Funke Oham and Nana Churcher from Women Mentoring Women

Archant

A women’s group will be holding its own Oscars this week with an awards ceremony to mark International Women’s Day.

Women Mentoring Women will host the Inspirational Woman Awards at School 21 in Newmount Street, Stratford, on March 8 from 5pm to 8pm, and will celebrate women who “think positively, love themselves and find beauty in the ‘ugliest’ of days”.

The awards categories include Against the odds, Yes I can, Love your body, Beyond the scars, Changing the future and The extra mile.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the speakers and hear their stories.

Speakers include Jenny Edwards CBE, chief executive of Mental Health Foundation, Sola Afuape, chair the Afiya Trust,

and Celia Apeagyei-Collins, president of the Rehoboth Foundation.

There will also be entertainment from performing artists Floetic Lara, the West End Gospel Choir, Ssuzane and Mbali.

Newham residents are also offered entry at the concessionary rate.

Women Mentoring Women is a non-profit women’s network that began as a Ladies Club in the Clays Lane area in Stratford.

For tickets please visit iwa2014.eventbrite.co.uk or for more information visit womenmentoringwomen.me.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

07:00
Basil Talha

Local community youth leader Basil Talha has a real talent.

United Kingdom
Pupils from Rosetta Primary School took part in the Schools Festival at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre.

Pupils from a Custom House school were treated to a glimpse of Olympic life last week when they took part in a fun sports event at one of the London 2012 venues.

Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre
Yesterday, 16:00
Urban golf

It might be an outdoor sport of vast green fairways and well-trimmed lawns, but golf is has reached the big city.

Elizabeth Olympic Park
Yesterday, 15:00
The present Theatre Royal

As the auditorium at Stratford’s Theatre Royal undergoes an extensive refurbishment, we look back at the life of the “people’s theatre” over the past 130 years.

Arts Council England

Most read news

Competitions

You could take in stunning views of London over brunch at the Sky Garden

Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

Read more
Time to experience the dizzy heights of London's tallest attraction!

Morgan Pryce, commercial property experts based in London are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Shard viewing platform in the city itself.

Read more

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder