Vision

Minority Ethnic Women in Scotland are confident and empowered to achieve their full capacity, becoming recognised leaders in society; education, employment, politics, communities and other fields.

Mission

To establish a network for minority ethnic women in Scotland, creating a safe and open environment to discus and share knowledge, raise awareness, and implement strategies to challenge any inequality.

Outcomes

  • Increased leadership among minority ethnic women
  • Empowered and informed minority ethnic women
  • Increased representation of minority ethnic women in public and political life
  • Better life outcomes for minority ethnic women – in relation to ¬†career, health, personal and professional development
  • Increased visibility and recognition of presence of the contribution by minority ethnic women to Scottish society

Objectives

  • To develop a National network to discuss and debate issues relevant to minority ethnic women
  • To facilitate ongoing discussions amongst minority ethnic women and with other stakeholders
  • To facilitate mentoring and peer support relationships for minority ethnic women
  • To promote positive image of minority ethnic women and challenge stereotypes
  • To increase representation and participation by minority ethnic women in public and political life
  • To celebrate and recognise the successes and achievements of minority ethnic women in Scotland