August - September 2005
UK's most influential women gather for NSPCC
UK’s leading women from the worlds of media, entertainment, business,
finance and medicine gathered at London’s top night spot Yauatcha
in Soho to launch ‘Women of Influence’
in aid of the NSPCC.
Shakira Caine, Alice Beer (BBC TV presenter), Clare Nasir (GMTV) and
Saira Khan (The Apprentice) are just a few of the celebrities lending
their support along with leading female Chief Executives, Entrepreneurs,
Professors and Directors.
‘Women of influence” is a new initiative bringing together
powerful women who want to use their positions and expertise to make
a difference for some of the most vulnerable children in our society.
Jo Sawicki, “Women of Influence” founding member, said: “We
are a group of influential women from all walks of life, determined
to make a difference. Together we can share our expertise and enthusiasm
to help end child cruelty once and for all.”
Pauline Broomhead, NSPCC National Campaign Manager, said:
‘Women of Influence’ is a great opportunity for the NSPCC.
It is really exciting to work together with a wide range of influential
women who can help us towards our goal of ending cruelty to children.”
Ealing Abbey’s Boy’s Choir provided musical entertainment
written and conducted by Timothy Blinko former head of composition
at the Royal College of Music.
To know more about NSPCCplease contact Rachel Petty at the NSPCC Media
Office on 020 7825 2713 or Joanne Sawicki at Joanne Sawicki Media on
0208 987 8987.
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