Suffrage Science Podcast

"It's about going beyond the words to what we do then"

Convener and founder Helen Pankhurst spoke to the Suffrage Science people at the MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences (LMS) about how women are changing science. Presenter Dr Kat Arney speaks to Helen in their first episode, exploring the journeys of women in science reflecting on progress we’ve made and the challenges still to be […]

Help us achieve equality for women in Greater Manchester


We are delighted that the Greater Manchester Combined Authority is establishing a Women and Girls’ Equality Panel. It’s an initiative we have been lobbying for since GM4Women2028 was set up. What will the Panel do? The Panel aims to keep the GMCA focused on enabling women and girls to live their best life in Greater […]

Dialogue Deeds Determination

Dialogue Deeds Determination Event

Come join us on 2nd July 2022 for our 1st summer event! We’ll be marking the anniversary of The Equal Franchise Act of 1928 which granted equal voting rights to women and men. Free tickets are available from Eventbrite. Since 2018, we’ve been revealing the latest scorecard data to see how Greater Manchester is faring […]

Forthcoming Events

  1st March 2022 – All Hands Meeting 15th March 2022 – Online Meeting 5th April 2022 – All Hands Meeting 3rd May 2022 – All Hands Meeting 2nd July 2022 – GM4Women2028 Women’s Workshop   7th July 2022 – All Hands Meeting

Encouraging and retaining women in STEM – an update from the Education action group


Greater Manchester has a very strong history of leading in Engineering and Technology and particularly of producing some of the most notable women experts in these career areas. We are seeing more and more women choosing to study Engineering and Technology…but not in Greater Manchester. We are seeing more and more women choosing to study […]

Participation, care and voice – an agenda for action

The GM4Women 2028 Participation Group hosted a workshop focusing on how too often care and caring roles disrupt women’s participation in both formal political roles and informal activism and campaigning. This discussion picked up an important thread from the dialogue we began at our event in February 2020, and a discussion that felt particularly important […]

Update from the Employment Action Group

by Abbie Winton, Eva Herman, Caitlin Schmid and Jill Rubery We were excited to take part in the 2021 annual scorecard event, ‘Data, Deeds and Determination’ on 6th February and host an employment-focused panel to highlight some of the key issues facing working women in Greater Manchester (GM). Our session began with the presentation of […]