International Women's Day 2018
On Monday 5th March, we are delighted to be welcoming special guests to our tea bar on Leather Lane as we kick off our week of celebrating International Women's Day.
Join us as we hear from truly inspiring women about their experiences navigating the world of work. The panel will be chaired by our wonderful host, Hannah MacInnes.
International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Emma Gannon is a blogger, author, speaker, consultant and podcast host based in London.
The former social media editor of British Glamour has an award-winning blog and has been published everywhere from the Telegraph to Teen Vogue. She enjoys writing on how we can adapt ourselves to survive and thrive in the new world of work. She has written pieces about changes in the workplace for Glamour and the Guardian, and featured in a video on millennials at work for The Pool.
Emma’s ‘Millennial memoir’ CTRL ALT DELETE: How I Grew Up Online was published in July 2016 by Ebury Press at Penguin Random House. Emma hosts her highly successful podcast of the same name which discusses work, social media and careers and features guests such as Lena Dunham, Gillian Anderson, Elizabeth Gilbert and Zoella. It has now reached over 1million downloads and was picked as ‘Editor’s Choice’ on iTunes multiple times. It was listed in the Times’ ‘top 20 podcasts to download’; ELLE UK’s ‘podcasts that will boost your career’; Marie Claire’s ‘career-changing podcasts’ and Esquire’s ‘top podcasts of 2017′.
Sarah Wood is co-founder and CEO of video ad tech company Unruly, where she ensures the company delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet.
Sarah has been named Veuve Clicquot Businesswoman of the Year, Business Insider's #3 Coolest Woman in Tech, CEO of the Year at Europas, City AM Entrepreneur of the Year, and one of Ad Age's 20 Women to Watch in Europe. She is a member of the London Mayor’s Business & AccelerateHER Advisory Boards, is a Technology Ambassador for London and was awarded an OBE in June 2016.
Sarah is the author of Stepping Up: How to Accelerate Your Leadership Potential, published by Pearson, and is also an associate lecturer at the University of Cambridge, where she teaches a course in Mash-Ups, Memes and LOLitics: Online Video Culture and the Screen Media Revolution.