December 2, 2023, 13.00 – 15.00
Online & Glasgow Women's Library
Join the Scottish Women's Budget Group for our Annual General Meeting! The theme for the AGM this year is 'A Feminist Just Transition’.
This will be a hybrid event so there is an option to join in-person at the wonderful Glasgow Women’s Library or online via Zoom. Just pick your preferred option when registering for your ticket. For those who choose the online option, distribution of the Zoom link will be sent out soon.
The AGM business will include a presentation of our annual report and vote on the Board of SWBG. Voting is for SWBG members only.
If you’re not a member but would like to have a say in our governance, then join us: https://www.swbg.org.uk/content/membership/
You can see information about our current Trustees on our website: https://www.swbg.org.uk/content/about-staff/
Information about trustees seeking re-election and new candidates will be shared ahead of the AGM alongside details to vote for your preferred candidates.
We are delighted to be joined by our guest speaker, Ann Pettifor, who is a world-renowned political economist, author and public speaker. Ann writes and speaks on the global financial and economic system, on money, monetary policy and on the UK economy. Ann is best known for her book, The Coming First World Debt Crisis. Amongst other publications, she co-authored The Green New Deal in 2008 and published The Production of Money in 2017 on the nature of money, debt and the finance sector. Ann was awarded the Hannah Ahrendt Prize in 2018 by the Heinrich Boll Foundation and the City of Bremen and has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Newcastle for her work on the cancellation of $150bn of debt owed by 35 low-income countries. She is a Council member of the Progressive Economy Forum, director of PRIME economics and member of the Just Transition Commission. Ann will primarily be discussing the links between feminist economics and a Just Transition, including the role of social infrastructure in supporting the Just Transition.
Grab your tickets here: AGM 2023 (Hybrid) Tickets, Sat 2 Dec 2023 at 13:00 | Eventbrite
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 2nd December!
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