International Women's Day celebrated across Lancashire and the Lake District
PUBLISHED: 00:00 23 April 2019
Pink Link, the organisation dedicated to connecting and promoting women in business, marked International Women's Day with events in Lancashire and the Lake District.
Pink Link celebrate International Women’s Day
PinGuest speaker Codilia Gapare
Justina Hamilton and Lisa Shaw
Alison Magee-Barker of AJ Lakes with Charlotte Windle of St Marys Hospice
Pink Link founder Coral Horn with Dr Cheryl Chapman
Eva award winners Samantha Gargett, Alison Magee-Barker and Lisa Jackson
Belinda Campbell, Julia Eastwood and Ray Howard
Laura Cambell, Clare Scott and Sue Singleton
Rachel Ratcliffe and Coral Horn
Anne Cheetham and Penney Gordon-Lanes
The first was held at The Villa, Levens, near Kendal, where more than 50 female entrepreneurs gathered to network and enjoy a discussion panel involving women involved in Costco, and two local businesses, Felltarn and Grasmere Gingerbread. The guest speaker was Dr Cheryl Chapman. Pink Link's second International Women's Day event, sponsored by the Bowker Motor Group, was at Ribby Hall Village where more than 30 businesses exhibited their products and more than 140 women attended. After lunch, there were three speakers – former police hostage negotiator Jen Coulston-Herrman, county council chairwoman Anne Cheetham and businesswoman Codilia Gapare.