June 20, 2018 | Laura Murphy
The Postcard Challenge
As I'm sure you are aware, 2018 is the year we celebrate 100 years of a woman's right to vote. A change bought about by the staunch belief that women should have equal rights to men and whilst much has changed, there are still obstacles to overcome when it comes to the equality of women in society.
Our latest project at the Wayfinder Woman Trust is the ‘Postcard Challenge’. We have been writing to influential women across the UK asking them to write, draw or sketch something that celebrates female achievement and/or the 100 years of women’s emancipation.
Women in the public eye are a hugely positive example for the women we encounter but there are also unknown women throughout the country that similarly inspire their friends and neighbours. We would ask all of them to pick up a postcard and take part.
Plain postcards can be picked up from our office at Wayfinder Woman, 4 The Labyrinth, 7 Mark Lane, Eastbourne, BN21 4RJ between 10am – 3pm. OR send us a stamped addressed envelope and we will send you some (please say how many you require).
Completed postcards should be returned by 31st August in an envelope please to the above address, or drop in with it and have a chat.
We will be displaying the completed postcards at an exhibition from 7th – 23rd September at The Labyrinth that will inspire the women we support through our charity, The WayfinderWoman Trust and then auction them to raise funds with the aim of developing a fully staffed 5 day a week drop-in advice and support centre for women in Eastbourne.
WayfinderWoman was set up with the express purpose of enabling women to be the best that they can be. We work within our community to promote the confidence, employability and success of women through workshops, seminars, exhibitions, coaching and an annual conference. We have been recognised locally for our work and by The Prime Minister, Theresa May, under the Points of Light Scheme.
We would be delighted to have your contribution to celebrate 100 years of achievement, thank you so much for your help in inspiring the next generation of women.
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