As you might imagine, this week we are swept away with ideas of resistance and sisterhood …
Here’s a selection of some of the many festival events that demonstrate and celebrate the voices of inspirational women. Come and be motivated to learn and debate as well as be entertained!
Tues 8 Oct, 7.30pm Auditorium, University of Sheffield Students’ Union
Invisible Women – Caroline Criado Perez Tues
Invisible Women exposes the biased data that excludes women in a world designed for men. This powerful and provocative book will make you see the world anew.
Thurs 10 Oct, 7.30pm Drama Studio, Shearwood Road
Validate Me – Charly Cox
Charly Cox’s poetry explores the havoc the digital hemisphere plays on relationships and mental health – funny, heartbreaking and achingly relatable, Charly’s writing has the power to make us all feel less alone.
Tues 15 Oct, 8pm Theatre Deli, 202 Eyre Street
Do Something – Activism for Everyone – Kajal Odedra
Kajal Odedra is UK Director at Change.org, the world’s largest online petition website with 200 million users and will talk about how people power works.
Associate Partner: The Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies, Sheffield Hallam University
Thurs 24 Oct, 7pm Drama Studio, Shearwood Road
Women in Battle – Marta Breen
Norwegian writer Marta Breen talks about her graphic book celebrating the 150-year history of women’s fight for freedom and equality.
Celebrating Norwegian Year of Reading