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Bradford Metro Bank Commemorates International Women’s Day with Breakfast in the Bank

13th February 2024

As part of its commitment to fostering diversity, inclusion, and gender equality, Metro Bank Bradford store will be celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th with a complimentary breakfast networking meeting from 8.30am -10.30am at its Market Street store.

The event will be hosted by Metro Bank’s Lizzie Jowett and Luqman Rashid from Hillcrest Wealth Management, accompanied by a lineup of distinguished guest speakers including April-joy Serrant, Roxanne Coleman, Sandra Corcoran and Fozia Naseem.

International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8th, serves as a global platform to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” resonates deeply with Metro Bank’s core values of equality and diversity.

The Breakfast in the Bank event will feature insightful discussions, engaging presentations, and networking opportunities aimed at promoting dialogues around inclusivity and gender equality in the workplace and beyond. Attendees will have the chance to gain valuable insights from our esteemed guest speakers, who represent a spectrum of industries and expertise.

“We are honoured to be part of this significant celebration of International Women’s Day,” shared Bradford Metro Bank Local Business Manager, Lizzie Jowett. “As a signatory of the Investing in Women Code, we actively support women in business and we hope that through this event, we can inspire and empower individuals to champion inclusivity and equality in every aspect of their lives.”

Tickets to the complimentary event can be reserved here.

Metro Bank’s Bradford store can be found at 5 Market Street, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD1 1EG. The store is open Monday – Saturday: 8.30am - 6pm. Sunday: 11am - 5pm. Bradford 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.