Ulster Bank are part sponsors of an event in Belfast City Hall being run by The Women’s Fund, Wednesday 11th September… “Women and the Media” – The event being held in Belfast City Hall includes a panel discussion with prominent women from the Northern Ireland Media including Lynda Bryans, Anne Hailes and Una Murphy, facilitated by Claire McCollum.
The Women’s Fund has been established by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland to help women in Northern Ireland fulfill their potential. The fund aims to help women overcome the barriers currently preventing their personal development, by providing small grants to foster and develop new opportunities in their own lives. The focus for 2012/2013 will be on Young Women (aged 16-30) and the majority of funding will be distributed through existing established organisations and stakeholders, providing support to empower and develop young women in areas of:
- Building confidence and self-esteem
- Knowledge and capacity building
- Skills development
- Improving mental health and well being
- Literacy and numeracy skills