NORTH EAST businesses will gather on International Women’s Day (Wednesday 8 March 2017) to discuss and celebrate the groundbreaking work that is taking place to truly drive change for women in the region.

The free Be Bold For Change event, hosted by NatWest in association with Gordon Brown Law Firm LLP(GBLF), at the Entrepreneurial Spark hub is open to all – you don’t have to be a NatWest customer or a woman, gentlemen are very welcome.

International Women’s Day is a growing global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the world. Each year the day is focused on a different theme and this year it is to be bold for change to help forge a better working world for women.

Speakers on the day will include Jacqueline Gallezzi-Ritchie, 2016 North East Woman Entrepreneur of the Year; Alice Hall, founder of Pink Boutique; Jayne Hart from the HR Dept; Graeme Tennick of Graeme Tennick Accountants; and representatives from Reebok Crossfit Tyneside.

Gordon Brown Law Firm is a multi-disciplinary law firm in the North East of England providing cost-effective, high quality legal services and advice for both individuals and businesses, ranging from SMEs to large corporations. For further information call 0191 388 1778 or visit

NatWest serves customers in England and Wales, supporting them with their personal, private, business banking needs. NatWest helps customers at all stages in their lives, from opening student accounts, to buying their first home, setting up a business, and saving for retirement.

Be Bold For Change – International Women’s Day 2017

Date: Wednesday 08 March 2017

Time: 08.30am – 10.00am

Location: Entrepreneurial Spark hub, 1 Trinity Gardens, 2nd Floor, The Broadchare, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear NE1 2 HF

For more information on the event or to register visit

I Love Newcastle Magazine would love to hear your thoughts about the above post, so please feel free to share them in the comments box below.

We, at I Love Newcastle magazine, are as Newcastle as it gets. A small band of incorruptible, like-minded individuals who are Newcastle-born & Newcastle-bred, media trained and who share the same passion – love and affection for our city.

Have Your Say