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Celebrate the achievements of women with a stunning view of the city.

Join 20 Stories on 6 March, from 8-10am, for a buffet breakfast and live panel Q&A with some of the most influential women in Manchester, in collaboration with Elle for Elle.

From running event companies to heading up large firms, charities, festivals and more, hear from the businesswomen of today about what qualities they believe make a real leader, the challenges they have faced in their industries and how they would like to make an impact on women’s rights today.

Confirmed Line Up:


Lisa Morton – Founder and CEO of Roland Dransfield


Elizabeth Bisby – Chief Operating Officer at OBI Property

Liz Taylor – CEO and Creative Director of Taylor Lynn Corporation

Bryony Shanahan – Artistic Director at the Royal Exchange Theatre

Gaynor Rigby – Managing Partner at Equilibrium Asset Management

Started by two friends, Lynette Page-Collin and Rachel O’Hare, Elle for Elle is a voluntary organisation that collects body-care, haircare and cosmetics from public donations and gives them to women’s refuges, and shelters currently in the UK.

£5 of all ticket sales will be donated to charity, with £1 added onto diners bills throughout the month too.

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