It’s hard being a woman in this media mad world – less defined boundaries mean that we are faced with more challenges than ever before. With such extreme advances in technology and media occurring on almost a daily basis, some of us might feel left behind, but Funny Women says "embrace it"!
Funny Women has teamed up with some amazing media savvy women to bring you a day long event facilitated by experts whose business it is to help you get ahead. You will be encouraged to embrace media in its many forms and how to use it effectively for personal gain. Leave armed with some essential tips for self-improvement and renewed confidence to take into your personal and professional lives. As ever, the buzz word for a Funny Women event is Fun!
STAND UP TO STAND OUT : HOW TO USE HUMOUR EFFECTIVELY
with LYNNE PARKER, Founder and Chief Executive of Funny Women
SOCIAL MEDIA : ARE YOU USING IT PROPERLY?
With SAMANTHA BAINES, Comedian and Director of Penguin in the Room
WRITING THE NEWS : IMPRESS THE PRESS
with HARRIET MINTER, Founder and editor of the Guardian’s Women in Leadership Section
CAN’T FIND THE WORDS : WAKE UP YOUR VOICE
with LISA ARMYTAGE, Actress, voice artist & acting coach
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE : MEDIA TRAINING
with LIZ FRASER, TV Presenter, Author and Journalist
DON’T BE A SELLOUT : MAKE MORE SALES, THE ANTI-SELLING WAY!
With JO JAMES, Managing Director of Amber Life and Business Coach
YOU COULDN’T MAKE IT UP : HOW TO IMPROVISE
with SIAN ROWLAND, Freelance Education Consultant
SPIN : STRAIGHT FROM THE POLITICIAN’S MOUTH
with AYESHA HAZARIKA, Former Head of Staff for the Labour Party
Funny Women is very pleased to announce STELLA CREASY MP for Walthamstow as our headline act. Stella will be speaking about the highs and lows of life as a politician, life in the public eye and what it means to be a woman in politics and the media.