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Birmingham Metro Bank Celebrates International Women’s Day with Inspire Inclusion Networking Event

14th February 2024

Birmingham Metro Bank proudly announces its commemoration of International Women’s Day with a dynamic networking event aimed at championing women across diverse backgrounds and careers. Scheduled for Friday 15th from 1pm - 3pm at 85 to 88 High Street, the event will serve as a platform to empower women in business and leadership, fostering an environment where they can shatter glass ceilings and thrive.

This year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” underscores the Bank’s commitment to fostering diversity and equality in the workplace. The event will feature distinguished speakers who embody the spirit of empowerment and inclusion, sharing insights and experiences to inspire and uplift attendees. Gracing the event will be headline speaker, Charlene Wall, from Wood Manor Properties and an esteemed leader in the construction sector, Dr Lizzy who will share her perspective on the impact healthier lifestyle choices have on building successful careers, Neelam Afzal from Wildings Law Firm, and Krisina Jaspal, former Miss Birmingham and female advocate.

Through engaging discussions, networking opportunities, and shared experiences, participants will gain practical insights and forge meaningful connections that propel them forward in their careers.

“We believe that by embracing diversity and fostering an inclusive environment, we can drive positive change and empower women to reach their full potential,” says Birmingham Metro Bank Local Business Manager, Sat Singh. “As a signatory of the Investing in Women Code, we are thrilled to show our unwavering commitment to supporting women in business and leadership roles.

For more information about the event and to RSVP, please email

Metro Bank’s Birmingham store can be found at 85 to 88 High St, Birmingham B4 7TE. The store is currently open Monday – Saturday 08:30am - 6pm. Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Birmingham Metro Bank is also part of the Safe Space scheme – the store is available to anyone experiencing, or at risk of domestic abuse, providing the opportunity to safely call a helpline, support service or loved one.