Shami Chakrabarti, will be delivering this year’s Parents’ Association lecture on ‘Gender inequality in the 21st Century’, at the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, on Thursday 11th October at 18:30.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Law degree from the London School of Economics, she was called to the Bar and worked for the Home Office. In her role as Director of Liberty, an advocacy group promoting civil liberties and human rights, from 2003-2016, she made frequent contributions to BBC Radio 4 and The Times. She has published books, including Of Women: In the 21st Century. Between 2014-17, she held the position of Chancellor at the University of Essex. She was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2007 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Now Baroness Chakrabarti, she is a Shadow Attorney General for England and Wales and a member of the House of Lords. The lecture is free but booking is required. To book a seat for this lecture, please click here.