Portrait of a Girl


An exhibition and evening of talks on the theme of amplifying marginalized girls’ voices…..

Brought to you by

Irise International, Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth, Sheffield Institute of International Development

Irise is a charity founded by students and academics at the University of Sheffield working to support the education and empowerment of women and girls in the UK and East Africa.

Featuring an exhibition of photos and writing by four Ugandan school girls, providing a unique insight into their day to day lives, challenges and hopes for the future and short talks on the evenings’ theme.

Speakers include:

Dr Emily Wilson, Director of Irise International

Dr Afua Twum-Danso Imoh, Lecturer in the Sociology of Childhood

WHEN:  31st January 5.30 – 7.30pm

WHERE: Sheffield Medical School, B floor

TICKETS: Free (please book in advance: http://tinyurl.com/pogtickets)

Suggested minimum donation of £3-5 on the night with all proceeds going to support the work of the Irise International.  Drinks and nibbles will be provided.

Thanks to Irise partner, Women in Leadership for working with us to create this exciting exhibition.