Women in creative industries

June 09 2015

Women in creative industries

Students from state and independent schools across the region headed to Red Maids’ School in Westbury-on-Trym for a special conference to encourage girls to consider the exciting opportunities that exist for women in the creative industries.

The provided a diverse range of workshops focusing on design, acting, radio production, journalism, film-making, music, event management, architecture, writing, poetry and creative technologies. The conference, an annual event aimed at girls in Year 10, also featured keynote speeches.

Kate Fleming, Director of Sixth Form at the Red Maids’ said: “This year’s event saw some really exciting speakers and workshop leader.”

The conference was sponsored for the third consecutive year by the Bristol office of accountancy and investment management group Smith & Williamson.