We are a community voluntary organisation established in 2010. We exist to promote women’s rights and wellbeing, raise money for women’s services and provide opportunities for women in Dorset to socialise and share their skills.

Our aims:

Social WAND

Facilitating events and activities where women in Dorset can meet each other and socialise.

Serious WAND

Raising awareness of issues affecting women’s well-being & supporting organisations aligned to women’s issues.

Supportive WAND

Supporting and encouraging women in all walks of life through sharing members’ skills and knowledge.


Our Patrons

Harriet Walter

Dame Harriet Walter DBE

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