Bonita Norris, the youngest British woman to climb Everest and ski to the North Pole, gave an inspirational presentation to Aire-Valley Networking Group Women@Work at their lastest event.
The Aire-Valley professional networking group Women@Work organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and NatWest Bank welcomed mountaineer Bonita Norris to Skipton for their most recent event.
Felicity Green, Director at AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Liz Smith, Relationship Manager at NatWest run quarterly networking events designed to bring together like minded professional women. The events are held at various venues throughout the Aire-Valley and guests often hear presentations from inspirational business women career. Thanks to funding from the Skipton BID, the group was able to invite Bonita Norris, who at 22 became the youngest British Woman to climb Everest. In addition to the special guest speaker, over fifty guests enjoyed networking whilst enjoying a fantastic two-course lunch provided by the Rendezvous Hotel.
Felicity said “Hearing the story of Bonita’s journey from novice climber to record-breaking mountaineer provided us with plenty of motivation to take into our professional lives. These events continue to attract a wide range of professional women from the local area and we are pleased to see new guests and regular attendees making valuable business connections through Women@Work.”
If you would be interesting in attending the groups next event and/or would like to receive more information about professional networking forum Women@Work please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or find out more about Women@Work online at Women@Work Aire Valley’s LinkedIn group and @wawairevalley Twitter feed.