Brent Women of Renown

13 February 2024 in Cricklewood

We are pleased to present
the report of our BWR project

This ebook contains information about the Brent Women of Renown project, with background information on the three pioneer women. It covers the process from the research, preparation of the school workshops, format of the lessons, elders event and the filming and screening of the documentary.  With highlighted outcomes and some feedback from the participants, this book is a great resource for other schools to use.


Brent Women of Renown Premiere

Brent Women of Renown: Pioneers in Politics and STEM is a heritage funded short documentary film by Angela Payne and Amanda Epe which highlights the lives of the imprisoned Suffragette Violet Doudney, pioneer engineer and aviator Amy Johnson CBE and child refugee on the Kindertransport to pioneer computer engineer and philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley CH. The film documents the lives of these pioneers, the workshops delivered in Brent Schools by project lead and film director Amanda Epe and Amanda Beasley and features interviews with Dame Stephanie, Dr Midge Gillies – Amy Johnson’s biographer and Maggie Toy, the granddaughter of the Suffragette Violet Doudney.

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    ©This film is copyrighted to Cricklewood Town Team


    Brent Women of Renown Premier