international women's day 2011

Women of the World Festival Conference 11 – 13 March

Posted on: 3 February 2011

    Prices: Three day WOW Pass £30
    Booking Fee: £1.75 (Members £0.00)
    Concessions: 50% off (limited availability), under-18s £10

WOW – Women of the World launches its first year with speakers from across five continents. It brings together amazing stories of triumph, action, challenge and enterprise from girls of 14 to women of 80. Musicians, lawyers, scientists, members of the clergy, journalists, politicians, community activists, gardeners, schoolgirls and cocoa growers share ideas for change in a weekend that climaxes with the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. Women’s organisations of every persuasion are represented in a great weekend of fierce debate and fantastic fun.

Join Marin Alsop, Rosie Boycott, Sandi Toksvig, Helena Kennedy QC, Caroline Lucas MP, Lynne Franks, Kat Banyard, Yasmin Alibhi-Brown, Helen Storey, Jyoti Mhapsekar, Annie Nightingale, Professor Mona Siddiqui, Kay Mellor, Bidisha, Finn McKay, Juliet Stevenson, Catherine Mayer and many others.

Hear some of the world’s most prominent women speak on each of the Festival Conference days, Friday – Sunday, 9am – 7pm:

WOWaddress: Where all WOW Pass holders will be all together
WOWbites: Short talks and inspiring ideas, achievements, stories or manifestos. Come and take a chance in a WOWbite session and find out about something you never knew existed.
WOWspeaks: Big topics, big ideas, big debates. Join some of the premier thinkers and doers from across the world as they discuss some of the massive topics that face women today.
See + Do: Film, dance, workshops, market stalls and speed mentoring.

Buy a three-day WOW Pass for £30 (concessions £15, under-18s £10), which includes access to WOW daytime events and a 20% discount on one ticket for one ticketed event. Discount for WOW 3-day Pass holders only available by phone 0844 847 9910. Single-day WOW Pass (£12 / concessions £6) also available. See http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/wow for details.

Full programme coming soon.

Check back for details at http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/literature-spoken-word/tickets/women-of-the-world-festival-conference-57356

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