Archive for category: Diary

International Women’s Day, LYL

International Women’s Day, LYL

March 18, 2009 at 2:02 am

As Women’s Officer for London Young Labour, I organised an event for International Women’s Day last week. Cllr Rohini Simbodyal and Cllr Louisa Thomson spoke about their recent election experiences and Cllr James Murray spoke about how to make an impact as a young councillor. Louisa came up with a […]

 
International Women’s Day, Camden

International Women’s Day, Camden

March 17, 2009 at 1:37 am

Here’s the letter I wrote to the Camden New Journal – I was honoured to be invited to speak at the International Women’s Day event organised by the Bengali Workers’ Association and partners last week. I spoke about the importance of engaging more Asian women in politics and the need […]

 
Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley

March 14, 2009 at 4:10 pm

As I’ve mentioned before, I work for Harry Cohen MP who is the Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet. Harry and actress Joanna Lumley launched the Tibet Film Festival 2009 last week at the House of Commons. I had a chance to chat to Joanna about the […]

 

Rohini Simbodyal

February 14, 2009 at 5:00 am

I’m suffering from severe insomnia at the moment which is extremely frustrating. Anyway, last night after counting all the sheep in the world, I gave up trying to sleep and angrily logged on to my Facebook account. I’m so happy I did because the first status update I saw said […]

 

Louisa Thomson

February 8, 2009 at 11:01 pm

I’ve been corresponding with Louisa Thomson who is the newly elected Labour councillor for Stoke Newington Central in Hackney. I’m going to arrange an event with Louisa for London Young Labour women so we can hear about her successful campaign. (Apparently 100 volunteers turned up on polling day!) It will […]