8 March for Women International 2011

Tuesday 8th March  International Women’s Day 100th Anniversary

Annie Lennox with Julie and Johanna

(Picture is 2010 Walk)

“Women on the Bridge” London Millennium Bridge – joint event with Women for Women International (WWI) – see the website www.womenforwomen.org/bridge

There will be events in the UK and all over the world.

The London event is the main event and it’s in our Region!

Liz Morgan-Lewis will speak alongside people like Annie Lennox and leading politicians after the march.

Sign up for an event on the WWI website www.womenforwomen.org/bridge or contact Jane Slatter.

The march will leave Borough Market at 11am (meet from 10am), walking along the south side of the river to Millennium Bridge, crossing the Thames to the North side then continuing west along the river walk past Victoria Embankment Gardens, then crossing back along Hungerford Bridge to the South side of the river and finishing at the Royal Festival Hall for speeches, music and celebrations at the Royal Festival Hall from 12.30pm to 1.30pm, where we will have a Soroptimist stall.

Wear all of your Soroptimist sashes, tabards, sweatshirts and bring all your banners, signs and umbrellas etc. Bring your friends and don’t forget to get publicity for Soroptimists both before and after the event – press release templates are available in the Members area of the SIGBI website www.soroptimist-gbi.org/members/ under “Communications”.