25 Feb 2019
In the build up to International Women’s Day 2019, join us for Redefining Femininity – a week of events celebrating the power, the pain and the pleasure of twenty-first century womanhood. Including talks, discussions, workshops, food, music and drinks.
Race, Faith + Femininity with Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Monday 25 Feb – 7pm
Sudanese-Australian writer, broadcaster, recovering engineer and style icon Yassmin Abdel-Magied will be in conversation with Joy Francis from Words of Colour as they explore Yassmin’s relationship with race, faith and femininity and the role London has played in shaping her incredible journey so far.
Women Tech Disruptors
Tuesday 26 Feb – 7pm
Join Women @ Google – and leading tech entrepreneurs and business leaders – as they discuss the challenges and opportunities in the industry, shining light on the disruptors breaking down barriers.
Help Refugees presents: Majeda's Choose Love Kitchen
Wednesday 27 Feb – 7pm
Second Home is proud to host Majeda for a special three-course supper club in collaboration with the charity Help Refugees. It’s a chance to enjoy lovingly cooked Syrian specialities and hear the stories of amazing women from the country.
Demystifying Female Masturbation
Thursday 28 Feb – 7pm
It's time for an honest and frank discussion about female masturbation. SODA's creative director Jackie Annesley will be joined by Founder of Style Me Sunday Natalie Lee, The Pink Protest Co-Founder Grace Campbell and feminist illustrator Alice Skinner as they ignite a much needed discussion around the stuff women want to know more about, but feel to awkward to explore.
gal-dem presents: Industry Womxn Forging Their Own Paths
Friday 1 March – 6.30pm
gal-dem is known for looking beyond the usual narratives, so join assistant music editor Natty Kasambala as she hosts a panel discussion of music industry insiders, to unpack the journeys of visible womxn in the industry, talking everything from accessibility, personal experiences, to tips and tricks for success. Full line-up of speakers to be announced.
To celebrate the end of our Redefining Femininity series at Unwrapped week, join gal-dem and Second Home for our own London Fields block party – expect DJs, drinks and a special live performance.