Feminartsy ideas fest

Presenter/s: Caterina Giorgi; Chiara Grassia; Zoya Patel; Rosanna Stevens; Jo Langdon

Event type: Signature event

Event date: Saturday, 20 May 2017 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Event venue: Gorman Arts Centre, Main Hall


Opening Address

We’ll be announcing our keynote speaker shortly – to pique your interested, here’s a few hints: she’s an advocate, a slam poet, and has a unique voice and story to tell. Stay tuned!

Advocacy Tips & Tactics with Caterina Giorgi

In this session, Caterina will take you through some of the basics of effective advocacy, honed from her years of experience in the for purpose sector.

Empowering Young People through Creativity

Founder of Australia’s first Girls Rock! Camp, Chiara Grassia, will join Zoya Patel for an Ask Me Anything session, where they’ll explore the ins and outs of working with young people to explore feminism, creativity and empowerment.


Finding my feminist voice with Rosanna Stevens

Rosanna will share her journey to feminism and honing her feminist voice through her creative pursuits, including writing, music, performing and comedy.

Creating a culture of diversity and inclusion with Jo Langdon

Jo is an Editor with Mascara Literary Review, one of Australia’s most established literary journals with a focus on multiculturalism. Jo will join Zoya Patel for an Ask Me Anything about how Mascara incorporates their values of diversity and inclusion into their publishing practices.

Evening gig

Our evening celebration gig will feature Canberra musicians No Stars, Glass and Hark the Heart!

Tickets: Earlybird tickets are available now until 14 April – book through Eventbrite here! Tickets include catering on the day. More info here




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