UK Feminista Summer School – free feminist activist training!

27 May

A few of us from CFN are going to this and will be doing a presentation or similar on Cardiff Feminist Network. Come!

We’re delighted to announce the first ever UK Feminista Summer School is taking place on Saturday 31st July – Sunday 1st August 2010!

Two whole days of of feminist activist training and inspiration – and absolutely free! Open to all women and men who want to create a more gender equal world. Book today because places are strictly limited!

How to register: Download a registration form and return it to


Please note: further sessions and speakers are still being confirmed and a full agenda for the Summer School will be posted here soon!

DAY 1: Saturday 31st July, 10:00-17:00

Speakers confirmed: Zoe Williams, the Guardian; Karin Robinson, Democrats Abroad; Shaista Gohir MBE, Muslim Women’s Network UK; Heather Harvey, Amnesty International UK; Denise Marshall, Eaves; Baljit Banga, Newham Asian Women’s Project; Kat Banyard, author of The Equality Illusion & Director of UK Feminista; WOMANKIND Worldwide; Fawcett Society

How to run a feminist group; running an effective campaign; fundraising skills
Panel discussions & seminars: The importance of feminist organising; the feminist year ahead; men and masculinity

DAY 2: Sunday 1st August, 10:00-17:00

Speakers confirmed
: Kira Cochrane, the Guardian; Hannah Pool, journalist; Michelle Daley, Disability Awareness in Action; Pragna Patel, Southall Black Sisters; Jess McCabe, the F Word; Joy Millward, Principle; Julia Minnear, Women’s Environmental Network; OBJECT;  Lynne Parker, Funny Women

Workshops: How to use the media; how to influence local and national politics; creative campaign and direct action; promoting diversity within feminist groups; public speaking skills;
Panel discussions & seminars: Women and the media; Feminist Question Time; Why climate change is a feminist issue

Download the poster for UK Feminista’s Summer School


For information about how to get to the Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre visit the Amnesty website.

Download a list of hotels and hostels within the vicinity of the venue.


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