Free webinar available for members on IWD

Job-related fitness tests, method of entry, and support in the workplace around menopause are some of the topics being covered in a FREE webinar for International Women’s Day (IWD).

The Police Federation of England and Wales is hosting a series of online sessions covering a wide range of topics from 10am to 11.30am on Friday 8 March.

The theme for this year’s IWD is Inspire Inclusion.

The webinar will give members the chance to hear inspirational accounts, discuss challenges, and talk about positive changes.

Registration is now open - click here to sign up.

South Wales Police Federation equality lead Julie Reilly said: “International Women’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to share the successes of our colleagues and their incredible stories.

“It’s also a chance to celebrate those people who inspire inclusion by working to support female members in their work.

“The Federation’s webinar promises to be an interesting and engaging morning, with some excellent speakers covering interesting and informative topics.” 

The webinar is open to anyone who wants to attend and is free to Federation members and representatives.

The morning will start with a welcome from Belinda Goodwin, PFEW’s parliamentary, specials and gender lead, and from Hayley Aley, PFEW’s women’s health lead.

Hayley will also lead a session on the menopause and how women can best be supported in the workplace, while Jen Sharpling, the co-founder of Bleepkind, will talk about support for officers with their job-related fitness tests.

Other sessions include Inspiring and supporting officers for equality in method of entry; and a presentation from Karen Giles, the Met’s longest serving female officer inspired, on what keeps her inspired.

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