Friday, 11 June 2010

UK Feminista Summer School - How cool is this?


Dates:Sat 31.07 - Sun 01-Aug-2010
Times:10:00 to 17:00
Address:Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London. EC2A 3EA
Contact person:UK Feminista
Web Site:
07775 855037

We're delighted to announce the first ever UK Feminista Summer School is taking place on Saturday 31st July - Sunday 1st August 2010!

Two whole days of of feminist activist training and inspiration - and absolutely free! Open to all women and men who want to create a more gender equal world. Book today because places are strictly limited!

How to register: Download a registration form and return it to


Please note: further sessions and speakers are still being confirmed and a full agenda for the Summer School will be posted here soon!

DAY 1: Saturday 31st July, 10:00-17:00

Speakers confirmed: Zoe Williams, the Guardian; Karin Robinson, Democrats Abroad; Shaista Gohir MBE, Muslim Women's Network UK; Heather Harvey, Amnesty International UK; Denise Marshall, Eaves; Baljit Banga, Newham Asian Women’s Project; Kat Banyard, author of The Equality Illusion & Director of UK Feminista; WOMANKIND Worldwide; Fawcett Society

Workshops: How to run a feminist group; running an effective campaign; fundraising skills
Panel discussions & seminars: The importance of feminist organising; the feminist year ahead; men and masculinity

DAY 2: Sunday 1st August, 10:00-17:00

Speakers confirmed: Kira Cochrane, the Guardian; Hannah Pool, journalist; Michelle Daley, Disability Awareness in Action; Pragna Patel, Southall Black Sisters; Jess McCabe, the F Word; Joy Millward, Principle; Julia Minnear, Women's Environmental Network; OBJECT; Lynne Parker, Funny Women

Workshops: How to use the media; how to influence local and national politics; creative campaign and direct action; promoting diversity within feminist groups; public speaking skills;
Panel discussions & seminars: Women and the media; Feminist Question Time; Why climate change is a feminist issue

Download the poster for UK Feminista's Summer School


For information about how to get to the Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre visit the Amnesty website.

Download a list of hotels and hostels within the vicinity of the venue.

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