Tenacious Women

What does it mean to be a woman with a northern accent in leadership settings in 2021? A panel of tenacious women come together to share their experiences and offer advice and inspiration.

With a special focus on arts, media and politics, this panel featured Helen Thomas, Head of BBC Radio 2, Sharon Watson (Principal of the Northern School of Contemporary Dance), Lisa Holdsworth (award-winning TV and Theatre writer), Hannah Peel (Emmy-nominated and RTS winning composer), Tracy Brabin (Labour and Co-operative Mayor of West Yorkshire), and is chaired by our Artist Director Esther Richardson.

This event was hosted live on Zoom Webinar with questions asked in a Q&A function.

Date: Wednesday 16 June

Tenacious Women was part of our Northern Girls project for 2021, hosted by York Festival of Ideas, and supported by Arts Council England and the Lottery Community Fund.

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