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St. Dominic's celebrates International Women's Day!

St. Dominic’s has marked International Women’s Day in true style this year with a week-long series of events to mark this global event.   The College has welcomed guests from the worlds of sport, law, politics, education, medicine and public office and culminated with the annual Blake Morgan Law Lecture on Thursday evening, the winner of which was Year 1 student Priyana Patankar.  Guests were welcomed by the Student Executive and James Goodrick-Green, Head Boy and Natasha Mitra, Head Girl said of the event ‘Our speakers for International Women’s Week educated, entertained and inspired students. They discussed the challenges of being women in male dominant jobs, the battles still left to fight, and their advice for female students aiming for success!’

Please see the attached document for further comments from our students. Biographies of just some of our guest speakers can be seen below with a selection of images from the various events this week.

Bryan Johnston, Assistant Principal

Emily Thornberry MP

Claire Clark and Sara Leach

Stephanie Flanders

Dr Pooja Dassan | Women in Medicine

Honor Beck, Tamsin Moore-Junai and Gayle Saundry | Women in Education

Women's lunch for staff of St. Dominic's

Christine Ohuruogu

Annual Law Lecture supported by Blake Morgan with the winner Priyana Patankar