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May 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Stand Up for Diversity : Celebrating Women in Essex

Hosted in partnership by Essex Cultural Diversity Project and Essex Book Festival with Snapping the Stiletto: Campaigning for Equality



Box Office:

Essex Cultural Diversity Project
Essex Book Festival

Stand Up For Diversity

Snapping the Stiletto: Campaigning for Equality

All are invited to an evening of three-minute mini-talks, short soap-box shout-outs that put a spotlight on women and diversity.

Snapping the Stiletto: Campaigning for Equality, is an exciting project that seeks to re-examine the Essex Girl identity and represent what it is to be a woman living in Essex today.

The event will bring together people who want to champion and celebrate women and diversity in the arts and in our communities, share the work they do with others, and collectively celebrate strong diverse voices.

Speakers lined up for three-minute mini-talks:

  • Maja Antoine-Onikoyi, Maja’s Education Project (compere)
  • Delaine Le Bas, artist
  • Agnieszka Dale, writer
  • Sian Fan, artist
  • Josephine Melville, South Essex African Caribbean Association
  • Pepi Sanchez, Snapping the Stiletto Ambassador
  • Lisa Selby, Snapping the Stiletto Ambassador
  • Hephzi Angela Tagoe, Snapping the Stiletto Ambassador
  • Nina Tame, Snapping the Stiletto Ambassador
  • Nicola Werenowska, playwright, radio dramatist and creative writing tutor