Tech for good - can changing the way we collaborate online make a difference? A non-tech discussion about collaboration and collective action online.

This interactive workshop aims to enrich learning of the topics and themes relating to women’s social and political history covered by the AQA and Edexcel A Level History specifications. The workshop will enable students to build on a historical and political understanding of the changing role and status of women in the 20th century through a creative, archival exploration of Women’s Suffrage and the Women’s Liberation Movement. 

Archival Research Skills

This interactive workshop aims to enrich learning of the topics and themes relating to women’s social and political history covered by the AQA and Edexcel A Level History specifications.

Sociology: Gender roles, stereotypes and socialisation

Join us for an afternoon of making. To celebrate the exhibition theme, we will be making a wearable pin with the #TimesUp (hashtag). Using soft circuits, we will make the pin light up with an LED.  You will use felt, needles, thread and electronic components like LEDs, switches and conductive thread. Simply bring your imagination and make your very own pin design.

Discussion supporting equality and inclusion.

This discussion is facilitated by trustees from the North Somerset LGBT+ Forum and Ruth Brady, GMB Union Regional Equality Officer.

Both organisations tackle equality issues affecting women and worked together to deliver WSM Pride 2018. WSM Pride is the annual LGBT+ protest and celebration of diversity and inclusion in our community.

The discussion is an opportunity for the panel and audience to explore what "inclusive feminism" means to them based on their experiences in past and present contexts.

BME Women talk about challenges, opportunities and the way forward for BME Communities.

Join us for our Women's equality day forum 2018.
Women from BME communities will share stories about obstacles overcomed, opportunities gasped and moving forward what would they like to see in Weston-super-Mare in terms of equality.
Join us, get to know North Somerset work in the community (Wellbeing Fridays, Information & Advice drop ins, immigration advice, access to services, learning opportunities, social outings and more!

Led by Gill Keniston-Goble, this short workshop from WEA will introduce the concept of digital democracy, how it can be used to make your voice heard. The workshop will teach you how to use two common pieces of software to create a platform to use to share thoughts, ideas and information on-line. We will also start to explore the benefits of open source software so that we can extend our platform and create a platform that is not limited by someone else.


By the end of the course you will be able to:

The apprenticeship Levy is rarely understood and very underused.  Whether you pay the Levy or not, there is an option to use it to upskill new or existing employees with a variety of skills.  Women's Tech Jobs are on hand to discuss who and how you can use the Levy to the best of your companies advantage.  We will also be joined by Weston college who have also stepped up with teh new incentive and have some local apprenticeship offerings in the Tech sphere.