Notes from the AGM
The event, held at the Blackfriars Settlemnt, started at 12.00 pm with lunch and networking and meeting started at 1.00 pm.
The meeting began with housekeeping and introductions, and confirmation of photo consent from those attending.
Disabled Womenâ€™s Voices From the Front Line July 2016
Women of the World (WOW) Festival, Southbank 2016 & 2017
Disability and Sexuality Workshops
Other achievements listed but not discussed in detail included:
A Womenâ€™s Feminist Salon at Oxford University with Eleanor and Zara discussing intersectionality at that event.
Fawcett Society annual conference(Eleanor)
Green Party Conference (attended by Sarah)
Global Disabled Womenâ€™s training on UN Instruments (attended by Eleanor in Geneva)
A Conference in Germany around UN Law on CRPD (attended by Sarah)
Plan UK Festival for Girls (training given by Fleur and Eleanor)
A project lead by the Womenâ€™s Resource Centre Â on disadvantaged womenâ€™sÂ (Sophie and Eleanor) also videos on-line.
A United Nations Commission on Status of Women, New York attended by Eleanor, Lucia and Michelle Baharier from Sisters of Frida, also lead a side event.
Women Speak Out an event at the Womenâ€™s Resource Centre.
Lani introduced a group exercise to understand where people would like Sisters of Frida to be in 3 yearsâ€™ time.Â Everyone present assembled into groups of 3 â€“ 4, with each group aiming to achieve 1 â€“ 5 newspaper headlines that described their aspirations for the organisation.
Lani introduced an activity evaluation table giving an overview of areas of work, and current and recent projects.Â The table was a starting point to assess what has been done in the last year and help Sisters of Frida to plan for the next 3 years.
Each of the 3 groups above took a section of the table to work through.
other photos from the AGM are on the flickr.