High profile lawyer to speak at women in business event

Sally Penni

One of the best-known lawyers in the North West is to speak at a BusinessDesk Women in Business event.

Sally Penni is a high profile award-winning barrister, public speaker, diversity leader, a patron, in her own words, and most importantly a Proud Mother of three.

She was named Diversity and Inclusion Leader of the Year at the inaugural Northern Leadership Awards.

Sally is also the founder of the Women in the Law UK organisation.

Women in the Law UK is focused on supporting the next generation of leaders in law and encouraging career progression through personal development.

Sally also sits as Non-Executive Director on a variety of boards bringing her experience and expertise in a variety of areas including governance, employment law & cybersecurity.

These boards include:

– Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester
– Arawak Walton Housing Association
– Codethink Ltd
– Camberwell Park School – Governor (Vice Chair) & Chair of Standards Committee.

Sally is a keen fundraiser supporting numerous local & national charities including Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

She is also the founder of a social enterprise “FMD” which is a community network that aims to connect the community and campaigns to end loneliness and isolation in the community.

To book a place at the lunch click here.