The University of West of Scotland (UWS) and the Health and Social Care Academy, a programme of the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE), would like to invite you to an exciting pop up lecture with inspiring young leader Mhairi Black MP on the 18 February 2020 at 2.30pm in the University of the West of Scotland, Room P118.
Mhairi Black is a Scottish National Party politician and MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South. Born in Paisley, she studied politics and public policy at the University of Glasgow, gaining a first-class honours degree in 2015. She joined the SNP and campaigned for Scottish independence in the run-up to the 2014 referendum and then stood for parliament in the 2015 general election at the age of 20.
Since then she has served 3 terms in the UK Parliament and is currently the Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) having previously held roles related to disability, equalities, children, families, pensions and youth affairs.
Mhairi will speak about what it is like to be a young leader representing her constituency at UK level. She will share her journey into politics, her experience of being a courageous leader in public service, influencing change and how she works to tackle inequalities for her constituents.
If you would like to join us please, register on Eventbrite via the following link: