Her Story

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06 October 2018

9:30am-3:30pm

Taking place at Tyne Bank Brewery on Saturday 6th October 2018, Her Story features nine inspiring, personal and eclectic talks from women in industries such as fashion, STEM, sport, politics and the entertainment sector. The event aims to foreground women’s stories of success, with each speakers’ definition of success being unique. Each talk will include an opportunity for audience questions and general discussion.

All talks will be signed by a BSL interpreter. The venue is accessible.

09:30 Arrival and coffee

09:55 Introduction and welcome from Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

10:00 Dame Vera Baird DBE QC, Police and Crime Commissioner Northumbria

10:30 Julia Austin, Founder of Tyne Bank Brewery

11:00 Florence Adepoju, Cosmetic Scientist and Founder of MDM Flow

11:30 Coffee

11:45 Debbie Flood, Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist and Athlete

12:15 Teleica Kirkland, Founder of Costume Institute of the African Diaspora

12:45 Laura Currer, Entrepreneur and Sexual Violence Activist

13:00 Lunch and Beer Tasting

14:00 Francesca Martinez, Activist, Performer, Actor, Comedian

14:30 Chi Onwurah MP Labour Party

15:00 Kymberlee Jay, Former professional Dancer for Madonna, Nike Athlete, Entrepreneur

 

Venue: Tyne Bank Brewery


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