2015 Spark21 Conference

Published 12th December 2015

First 100 Years organised a flagship event, the SPARK21 on 2nd November 2015, with confirmed keynote speaker Professor Dame Carol Black, and chair of the day Dame Jenni Murray from Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

First 100 Years is a ground-breaking research project launched by Obelisk Support in partnership with the Law Society and the Bar Council which is charting the journey of women in the legal profession since 1919, when the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act paved the way for women to become lawyers for the first time.

This one-day conference was hosted by Simmons & Simmons at CityPoint, with a series of panel debates chaired by Dame Jenni Murray. The keynote speaker is Professor Dame Carol Black.