Inspiring Women: International Women’s Day Special

Date: 13 Mar 2020

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

To triumph International Women’s Day, Sheffield Chamber would like to invite you to join us at our second Inspiring Women networking event to celebrate and champion achievements of women across the Sheffield City Region.

This event will provide an opportunity for business professionals from across the region to come together to expand and create relationships, whilst also encouraging greater equality and diversity in the workplace.

The event will also feature a keynote speech from inspirational Rotherham businesswoman, Dame Julie Ann Kenny DBE DL.


JAKKeynote: Dame Julie Ann Kenny DBE DL

Dame Julie Kenny is a successful South Yorkshire based entrepreneur.  Following the sale in 2016 of award winning Pyronix Limited which she built from start up in 1986, Julie continues her involvement in serving business and local communities and currently holds several trustee/patron positions for diverse charitable organisations.

Julie was honoured in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2019 with a Damehood for her work with heritage and particularly Wentworth Woodhouse.  Julie’s CBE in 2002 and Honorary Doctorate from Sheffield Hallam University in 2005 were conferred in recognition of her contribution to business in the region.

Julie has served as a Deputy Lieutenant for South Yorkshire since 2005 and was honoured to be the High Sheriff of South Yorkshire 2012/13.   Julie was the Vitalise Businesswoman of the Year in 2013, Private Businesswoman of the Year 2014 and received a Special Recognition Judges Award by Northern Power Women in 2018.


A delicious lunch will be provided and free parking is available.

Tickets are priced at £25+VAT for members and £30+VAT for non-members.

Location: Kenwood Hall

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Bookings are closed for this event.