Jump to content

Latest Media

Regional Manager: Sue France


Sue France was originally a successful childrens wear designer and illustrator. She became involved with Forward Ladies when she was Head of Marketing and PR for the Tomahawk Group of Hotels in Leeds. Sue also worked for the Kirsty Appeal for Francis House Childrens Hospice,where her event planning skills came to the fore. Sue started running Forward Ladies in Liverpool and Chester in September 2010 and has now expanded throughout all Cheshire

Contact Sue

Regional Manager: Suzanne Leech


Suzanne Leech has been Regional Manager for Stockport and the SK postcode since April 2013. Her aim is to develop a programme of varied events at a variety of times, dates, locations and venues throughout her area based on feedback about the kinds of events women in her area would like to attend. Suzanne also works as a tutor and consultant in adult education, with a focus on developing courses and qualifications for lifelong learning.

Contact Suzanne

Region: North West

What a STAR Sue France is! She has organised some fantastic events in the NW. Linda Barlow and I love working in Manchester. We have had some great speakers including iain Duncan Smith, Cherie Blair and Nicola Horlick. We are planning lots more. 

Latest Regional News

Upcoming North West Events

Forward Cafes

Have a meeting, relax and unwind or take a break and enjoy complimentary tea and coffee at one of our cafes across the region. Just turn up and show your membership card - so why not search below to find a Forward Cafe near you.

View Forward Cafés in a larger map

Please note this is a an offer not an event. Members must arrive between the times specified to receive their free tea/coffee and any additional drinks must be purchased.

Regional Manager: Jean Atkinson and Kate Harling

Jean Atkinson and Kate Harling

Jean Atkinson and Kate Harling are award-winning business women in their own right. Based in Lancashire Jean runs a successful marketing company, The Marketing Minds Academy™ and Kate owns Marmalade Toast, a video production company. Together they are a formidable force, hugely passionate about supporting women in business. They have recently joined the Forward Ladies team as regional managers for Lancashire; covering Bolton, Burnley, Lancaster, Blackpool, Southport, Wigan and everywhere in-between.

Contact Jean & Kate