Women in the Lead

Join Northern Ballet and aql® as we explore issues that affect professional women, regardless of industry, and celebrate the dynamic women who make our city great.

Northern Ballet is the UK’s most widely touring ballet company, based in the heart of Leeds we are committed to bringing world-class ballet and passionate storytelling to as many people as possible. At the forefront of the Leeds business community, aql® is leading the way in telecommunications, helping businesses and cities keep pace with the latest technological changes.

This International Women’s Day, Northern Ballet and aql® united to put the spotlight on an issue at the heart of both our organisations: gender equality and diversity.

This special event will included a panel chaired by Lucy Kerbel, Director & Founder of Tonic Theatre, paving the way for creative industries to achieve greater gender equality and diversity in their work and workforces.

The panel included:

  • Emma Mooney: Northern Ballet’s Director of Communications and Aviva Woman of the Future 2017
  • Pippa Moore: Northern Ballet Premier Dancer
  • Sarah Tulip: Chief Operating Officer of aql® 
  • Andrea George: Head of Retail & Leisure Leasing, Bruntwood
  • Tameron Chappell: Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Harvey Nash Leadership Consulting
  • Gary Hibberd: Managing Director, Agenci

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