Flourish CIC Twilight session supported by The Zebra Partnership - Connecting Women Global to Local

This is your chance to connect with women changemakers who are local to Greater Manchester. We'll be showcasing a range of women using expert by experience approaches to create positive social change. This interactive panel style session is chaired by Nickala Torkington, Co-founder and Director at Flourish Together CIC  - a peer learning network and social venture development consultancy set up to lead the difference they see needed in communities whilst increase economic independence of women.
On the panel our expert by experience changemakers will be discussing how they are developing innovative, sustainable solutions to a range of challenges including Menopause, Domestic Abuse, Self Care, Health Awareness and Single parenthood.

About Carol:

Carol Ann Whitehead, Co-Founder and Director, The Zebra Partnership Ltd

Founded in 2000, The Zebra Partnership are a boutique agency based in Manchester and Cheshire, that brings together talented individuals in the fields of project management, communications, event planning, editorial and publishing across all sectors on a project by project basis. A flexible team that can white label, co-produce or work under their own brand.

Carol Ann is a communications expert that has had over twenty years of organising events of all shapes and sizes from 8 to 8000, indoors and outdoors, here in the U.K. and overseas, owned her own theatre school plus experience of developing and organising five royal visits since 2004. 

A former news contributor for the television Breakfast Show on Channel M and Event 'Whats on pundit' for BBC Radio Manchester and Pure Radio. Carol Ann is an Associate Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University with her Zebra office based on campus at the Innospace centre, Business Ambassador for the Mancunian Way Charity, Governor and is the winner of several awards.

An advocate for women's rights and equality she has organised International Women's Day events since 2013, a guest of Dr Helen Pankhurst and the team for the 2018 100th anniversary for 'Votes for Women'. Carol Ann has collaborated with feminist charity FiLiA to bring their globally recognised annual conference to Manchester for 2018. 

Her latest brand extension is 'Dazzle' (the name given to a group of Zebras) its life coaching and mentor support for women.