ON TRACK at Hexham Racecourse

Wednesday 18 November 2015

Hexham Racecourse
High Yarridge, Hexham NE46 2JP, UK

£15 Members only | £30 Non-member

Please follow this link to book your place via Eventbrite. If you have any queries please email info@womeninracing.co.uk

Date: Wednesday November 18, 2015

Time: from 11am ON TRACK panel discussion and Q&A. From 12 noon lunch and networking. First race 12.30pm. Last race 3.40pm

Place: The Henderson Suite, Hexham Racecourse, Yarridge Road, High Yarridge, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 2JP

Costs: WiR Members £15 per person • Non-Members £30 per person, including refreshments. After costs 50% of proceeds to go to the WiR Bursary Fund. Join WiR for a max. of £25 and attend for £15.

Tickets must be booked by 4pm on November 17.

Panel members:

  • Jayne Little – Jayne is the founding Managing Director of Skills 4 and has extensive experience of training and consultancy in workforce development, with a specific specialism in gender diversity. She established Skills 4 in response to issues raised in “Shaping a Fairer Future”, the 2006 government commissioned report. As a subject specialist on gender balancing, Jayne is a frequent speaker on topics such as organisational change, unconscious bias and gender-smart communication for global companies such as GE, Johnson Controls and BAE Systems.
  • Lucinda Russell – Lucinda has been the premier National Hunt trainer in Scotland since 2009/10 training more than 500 winners including nine graded winners and winners at the Cheltenham and Aintree Festivals. In 2013/14 the yard sent out more winners in a season than any other Scottish National Hunt yard.
  • Lynn Tomkins – Lynn is a highly experienced operator in the skills environment. She is Chair of Skills4, the UK's leading provider of the accredited Career Advancement and Progression programme for women. Lynn, who was operations director for Semta, the sector skills council for science, engineering and advanced manufacturing is also one of Skills4’s leading executive coaches. She works with companies such as Rolls Royce, Atkins, BAE Systems, and Bombardier, delivering training and coaching to senior executives. Lynn is also a Board and founding member of the UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF), of Policy Connect, the leading network of Parliamentary groups, research commissions, forums and campaigns working to inform and improve UK public policy and of Hexham Racecourse. She was the first ever woman Vice President of the Ship Building, Ship Repair Association and Lynn is also the current Vice Chair of Northumberland College.

Refreshments will include: a selection of sandwiches and wraps, Thai spiced fish cakes, vegetable crudités and humus, miniature beef burgers and sesame seed chicken skewers.

Homemade scones served with clotted cream and a selection of preserves. Freshly brewed tea and coffee

Get in touch with any enquiries.

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