NEW NAMES ANNOUNCED FOR SOUTHBANK CENTRE’S WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL 2017
Southbank Centre’s annual flagship festival WOW – Women of the World, supported by Bloomberg, brings together women and girls of all ages, politicians, business leaders, artists, activists and refugees from all corners of the globe to share and explore experiences, achievements, fears and opportunities for the future, and create innovative solutions to life’s challenges.
WOW – Women of the World festival, from 7-12 March 2017, is a packed programme of enlightening talks and debates, performances, creative activities, comedy and networking. Further names announced today include Adwoa Aboah,
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Muzoon Almellehan, Amal Azzudin, Jo Brand, Stella Creasy MP, Benjamina Ebuehi, Thordis Elva, Suella Fernandes, Jenny Jones, Lisa Hannigan, Hailey Hanson, Edna Adan Ismail, Helena Kennedy QC, Michael Kimmel, Christina Lamb, Lauren Laverne, Phyllida Lloyd, Thomasina Miers, Andi Oliver, Louise O’Neill, Anne Sofie von Otter, Mary Portas, Tulip Siddiq MP, Holly Walsh, Harriet Walter, Baroness Warsi and Hannah Witton.
They join leading voices including Gillian Anderson, Lydia X. Z. Brown, Gemma Cairney, Angela Davis, Reni Eddo-Lodge, Harriet Harman MP, Margaret Hodge MP, Bettany Hughes, Baroness Jenkin, Fatima Manji, Catherine Mayer, Jennifer Nadel, Elif Şafak, Sandi Toksvig and more, uniting to call for solutions to modern societal challenges for women.