Carol Leeming FRSA was commissioned to write and perform poetry, for the East Midlands Women Awards Event 2018, by Sandra Pollock founder, of the prestigious East Midlands Women’s Event. Carol was a winner of the Outstanding Women in Arts Music & Media Award, sponsored by Dluxe magazine in 2017. So Carol was thrilled to take part in the event, in its second year with a notable increase in interest and attendance across the East Midlands region. The event celebrates the wonderful achievements of Women, from all backgrounds and walks of life, from business, arts culture, academia and the voluntary sector.
Carol wrote and performed her poem Against All Odds a concrete poem, that on the page mirrors the hard won steps, women make to achieve their dreams and ambitions in life. The poem was received most warmly. with Carol receiving numerous compliments thereafter. Attendees are encouraged to nominate women now from across the region and to look forward, with some keen anticipation to next years event.