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About Auckland Live Women 20-18 Speak Up!

“You can’t empower women without listening to their stories.” Gloria Steinem

In the 125th year anniversary of Aotearoa’s women’s suffrage, Auckland Live Women 20/18 programme celebrates the success and influence of women in the performing arts. 

Be inspired and stimulated by panels made up of fearless, feisty and opinionated voices discussing diverse and sometimes difficult subjects with humour, humility and aroha for all.

All talks are sign language interpreted.

Panellists include:

Balancing Act – Modern parenting; unpacking the myths of women ‘having it all’ with Dolina Wehipeihana, Lisa Bates, Michelle Johansson, Alison Quigan, moderated by Miriama McDowell

Taking the Lead –  A creative discussion around gender, sexuality, pleasure and consent with Karin McCraken, Moeawa Tamanui-Fransen, Emma Ellis, moderated by Julie Hill

Controlled Detonation – Gender equity in NZ’s creative industries, can we do better? with Nancy Brunning, Sophie Roberts, Angella Dravid, Nicola Blackman, moderated by Anne O’Brien

Future TenseWhat suffrage means to the younger generation; now and in the future with Chloe Swarbrick, Rowan McCraken, Jahra Wasasala, Raukura Turei, moderated by Alice Canton

She Danced in the Fire – Live music and discussion with some of NZ’s leading female artists moderated by Karen Hay

MORNING SESSION:
This talk includes 2x panels; Balancing Act and Taking the Lead
The running time for each talk is approx. 1hr.
There is a break between talks.
The morning session will finish no later than 1pm.
Children welcome to attend, however please note the content of the talks is for a mature audience.

AFTERNOON SESSION:
This talk includes 2x panels; Controlled Detonation and Future Tense
The running time for each talk is approx. 1hr.
There is a break between talks.
The afternoon session will finish no later than 5pm.
Children welcome to attend, however please note the content of the talks is for a mature audience.

EVENING SESSION:
This talk includes 1x panel; She Dances With Fire
The running time for this discussion and performance is 90mins with no interval