06 October 2018
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
11:45 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