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Inspiring Woman in Business Lunch with the First Minister

Inspiring Woman in Business Lunch with the First Minister

@ Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa 1 Festival Square Lothian Road EDINBURGH Midlothian EH3 9SR

26th February, 2019 12:30-15:00 Event 40.00
In February join us for an Inspiring Woman in Business Lunch with Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland.
Nicola Sturgeon is the first female First Minister and the first female leader of any of the devolved UK administrations.

After studying law at the University of Glasgow where she graduated with LLB (Hons) and Diploma in Legal Practice. Before entering the Scottish Parliament as a regional MSP for Glasgow in 1999 she worked as a solicitor in the Drumchapel Law and Money Advice Centre in Glasgow.

In government she served as Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing between May 2007 and September 2012 and then Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities with responsibility for government strategy and the constitution until November 2014. Throughout this period she also served as Deputy First Minister of Scotland.

She became SNP Leader on November 14, 2014 and was sworn in as First Minister on November 20, 2014. She was formally nominated for a second term on May 17, 2016. 

Held in the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, this event will provide an excellent networking opportunity. Enjoy a delicious two course meal with drink on arrival.
Partners in Enterprise of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce can claim their free spaces by phoning 0131 221 2999 or emailing

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