This year's theme of International Women's Day is #BreakTheBias which is all about encouraging people to break the biases that exist in our communities, our workplaces, our schools and in our thoughts, whether they are deliberate or unconscious.
Read more: www.internationalwomensday.com/
A recent study found that millions of girls fall out of love with sports by the time they are teenagers due to reasons including a lack of confidence. When girls visit Mendip, we want them to be inspired and look up to female role models.
Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60646352
We are extremely proud that women make up a large part of our team at Mendip Activity Centre. We're always aiming to improve this number- on our recent Outdoor Instructor Training Course 40% of the training instructors were female. Do you want to help? Help us break the bias and create more female role models. You can signpost people towards our Outdoor Instructor Training here, see our job listings here, or you can book activities and help inspire the next generation!