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SheSays Brighton for Brighton Digital Festival 2021 Wednesday 3 November - 6.30pm online

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SheSays Brighton for Brighton Digital Festival

Wednesday 3 November 2021 6.30pm - Online

All are welcome at this virtual SheSays evening of online talks with four fantastic speakers, talking about their extraordinary journeys in the digital world and celebrating Brighton Digital Festival.

Meet our speakers:

We're delighted to hear from Brighton legend, Donna Close, who develops festival programmes and cultural strategy across the UK, Europe and all over the world. Currently Digital Culture Associate at Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Donna is leading on the 5G Festival. Her projects include AHRC funded XR Circus and 5G:XR Brighton Istanbul, Arts DRIVA, Digital Democracies with Threshold Studios and White Night Brighton.@donna_close

The wonderful Meg Fenn, a designer and creativity champion. She's a business mentor and programme engagement leader, supporting business owners across Sussex with strategy, design and web tech actions. She also runs WorthingDigital, and is on the Brighton East Side Print committee and a Fellow of the RSA. Follow @creativemegfenn

A warm welcome to Kirsty Faulkner, founder of Studio KICO - a branding and design studio specialising in turning brilliant visions into impactful brands, making the world a better place. Having experienced burnout after many years at a London agency, Kirsty is now an advocate of mental well-being at work and is passionate about championing women in business and the creative industry. She is a proud member of the LGBTQIA community. Follow @studiokico

We're excited to hear from Carolynn Bain, the founder of online bookshop Afrori Books, a one-stop shop for books by black authors. She believes what we read changes who we are and how we think. Afrori Books now has the biggest selection of books by black authors in the UK, giving a platform to over 2000 black authors. Her vision is to support black authors, create diverse bookshelves and be a voice for justice. Follow @AfroriBooks

Hosted by Rifa Thorpe-Tracey: coach, connector and consultant

Can't wait to see you there

Love from Rifa and the SheSays Brighton team

This event is part of Brighton Digital Festival and open to all backgrounds, ages and genders. Trans and non-binary people are very welcome at all our events.

SheSays Brighton is a Refigure event

Brighton Digital Festival returns for its 10-year anniversary with a hybrid programme of online and physical events 29 October - 7 November 2021

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