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Womens Representative (ME)

The Women's Representative (Mile End) shall seek feedback , represent the interests and be the voice of Mile End campus women students on issues they face. They are also responsible for supporting the Vice President Communities, coordinating and convening the Students’ Union's Women’s Forum, liaising with members of the relevant clubs, societies and student groups as well as encouraging more women to participate and engage with the Students’ Union.

Role Description

The Candidates


Kate Smith

As women’s representative, I would ensure your concerns were heard and met with real change and strive to make campus a safe and accessible environment for women. I would also amplify the voices of groups such as BAME and LGBT women, and make sure that events reflect our diverse community.

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Soba Dakuku Peterside

Everyday women fight daily for greater equality and opportunities to express their opinions. Moreover, the change we require can only begin at smaller institutions like ours. It is very important that we have an individual who passionately represents our interests.

Lorraine David

I believe in gender equality and womens empowerment. I have setup a coding support group womencancode.com and SupportHERS.com group. I will engage with and lobby Queen Mary University of London and other relevant organisations to help with improvements for women students and provide tools to accurately represent our interests.

Bhagya Ginige

My key strength for this election are all the women in the campus, to promote our wellbeing related to mental and sexual health focusing on awareness and prevention of sexual harassment. My goal is to collaborate with other societies and create a community of empowered and united women.

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Azainah Zahrah Siddiqui

I am running for Women’s Officer because I am passionate about equal opportunities for both men and women. I aspire to empower women to break traditional societal standards, and create an inclusive community at Queen Mary where women feel safe and motivated to not only dream big, but do big.

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