Coalition wives join forces to give schoolgirls careers advice
22 January 2014 Last updated at 21:42 GMT
Samantha Cameron, wife of Prime Minister David Cameron, and lawyer Miriam Gonzalez, wife of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, have spearheaded an Inspiring Women careers event at an Essex school.
The event at Basildon Upper Academy was designed to ignite the ambitions of young women.
Reeta Chakrabarti reports.