Esther Lisk-Carew, Pankhurst Centre Coordinator Esther’s role supports the numerous services provided by the Centre and Manchester Women’s Aid in an attempt to meet the various needs of women from across the city. This includes support for women seeking advice, information, safe spaces and opportunities to learn about inequality in society and the legacy of the Suffragette Movement. She also mentors young women facing barriers in terms of professional progress and career development opportunities. Esther was an original member of and continues to support Come the Revolution, a collective of creatives committed to exploring black life, experience and cultural expression through cinema.
REPRESENTATION: 100 YEARS SINCE THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT (1918)
The role of the Pankhurst is to Educate visitors on the Pankhurst History and legacy. 100 years on from the RPA, several modern movements have helped to highlight the continued importance of women’s activism. As an act which initially had an age limit, and with white women at the forefront, how well are younger women and women from diverse backgrounds included in the contemporary conversation?