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Help us run a range of courses to empower women to tell their stories through different media. The resulting stories will be presented at our 100 Women Celebration in Canary Wharf, on 8th March 2011 (100th International Women’s Day).

Why? These courses target hard-to-reach women with limited skills and aspirations. They focus on building confidence, developing soft skills, and encouraging creative expression, alongside promoting positive intergenerational communication.

How? If you would like to sponsor a course, please choose from the list below. We also welcome your involvement in course delivery, and can discuss this when we contact you.

Photography – theory and practice in photography, culminating in a final photo exhibition

Journalism – introduction to research techniques, writing, editing, and the ethics of journalism

Documentary production of a short documentary on a topic personal to the group, including sessions on storyboards, research and filming. See the documentary ‘I am a Woman’ from the most recent course here (link to video).



Story-telling – using folklore and oral traditions to link participants with their heritage, and tell stories about themselves, their family and their culture

Public Speaking – developing skills in story-telling, debating and making speeches, empowering women to participate in the wider social and political arena

Creative Writing – covering different forms of creative writing, working towards a final piece to be published internally

Textiles – introduction to basic techniques, focused on either fashion or the home, and working towards a final product

Practical English – basic every day English for non-English speakers, including topics such as going to the doctor, school parent- evenings, using the local library, family and community

Confidence – building assertiveness, self-esteem and positive relationships with others

Practical Woman – basic DIY skills, including changing fuses and lightbulbs, assembling flat-pack furniture, basic decoration, using Gumtree and Freecycle, and ‘gardening without a garden’.




How much? Each course costs c. £1,000 – we will provide further details once you have expressed interest.

Want to invest more?

You can sponsor one of our vocational training streams, providing a positive progression route into employment for 100 Women participants.

If you would like more details about these, please email 100women@citygateway.org.uk

Current Sponsors:
State Street
The Economist

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