Women of Scotland Lunch 2016 – welcoming Dr Susan Shenkin

Women of Scotland Lunch 2016 – welcoming Dr Susan Shenkin

Susan is Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, Geriatric Medicine Unit, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. She admits that the naming is a ‘bit of a minefield’  and that we can alternatively describe her as Academic Geriatrician, University of Edinburgh and Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh or Academic & Consultant in Care of the Elderly. Suffice […]

Prize Draw 2016 – sponsored by Joseph Bonnar

Prize Draw 2016 – sponsored by Joseph Bonnar

Joseph Bonnar is a wonderful sponsor of the Women of Scotland Lunch and this year the well-respected Edinburgh jeweller has found a real sparkler in his collection to donate for our Prize Draw. This is a 1.15 carat set of earrings and pendant, pavé set with crisp white diamonds. We love it and are sure you […]

Message from Edinburgh’s Lady Provost

Message from Edinburgh’s Lady Provost

To the Women of Scotland lunching today. Women are a driving force in Scotland’s economy and culture. Throughout history, female academics, writers, medics, equality practitioners, artists, business owners and experts have shaped and influenced their fields. Women in Scotland must celebrate their achievements and share wisdom with one another. I believe the work of ‘Women […]

Speaker – Louise Macdonald OBE

Speaker – Louise Macdonald OBE

Sadly Dame Sue Bruce has had to pull out of speaking at the 2015 lunch but she has provided us with a very worthy replacement! Dame Sue is Chair of Young Scot and she has recommended the CEO of Young Scot to speak at the lunch. Louise Macdonald OBE is Chief Executive of Young Scot, the […]

2015 Lunch – Dame Sue Bruce

2015 Lunch – Dame Sue Bruce

We are delighted to announce one of the UK’s newest Dames as a speaker at our 2015 Lunch. Sue Bruce is Chief Executive of City of Edinburgh Council having been previously Chief Executive at Aberdeen City Council and East Dunbartonshire Council. Sue started her career in local government in 1976 in education services and focussed […]