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The Media Society: Carrie Gracie In Conversation with Phil Harding

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45 Dean Street

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In January 2018 the BBC’s then China Editor Carrie Gracie announced in an open letter that she was quitting her job over her battle for equal pay. She had become so frustrated by the BBC’s stalling that she felt she had no choice but to force the issue into the open.

Her protest triggered a parliamentary inquiry into BBC pay, and after a protracted internal complaints process, she won an apology from the BBC and a six-figure settlement which she donated to the Fawcett Society. Carrie’s move not only sparked an enormous row over discrimination at the BBC but also laid bare the wider issue of equal pay for women everywhere.

Her new book, Equal (Longlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year ), explores why it is often so hard for women to assert their value in the workplace.

This event In Conversation with one of her former bosses, Phil Harding, Carrie talks about her time as China Editor, about her fight at the BBC and about what women, men and employers can do to achieve equality.

Location: The Groucho Club, 45 Dean Street, London W1D 4QB

Doors open at 6.30pm, conversation starts at 7.00pm

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£12.50 Members of The Media Society, Editorial Intelligence and The London Press Club
  • £12.50 Members of the Groucho Club
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£17.50 Guests of Members

  • £20.00 Non-Members and their Guests

  • £7.50 Students

To join The Media Society to enjoy member discounts and other benefits for only £30 per year.
Please see "how to join" on our website - www.themediasociety.com

Exclusive Groucho Dinner Offer
Why not stay for dinner at The Groucho Club afterwards. Two courses and a glass of house wine or a Peroni at a special price of £25.00 per head. Please contact the Club Restaurant directly ahead of time on 020 7439 4685citing The Media Society and the event. On arrival at the restaurant show your ticket for this event or the ticket confirmation e-mail on your mobile device.

Please contact the Club restaurant directly ahead of time on 020 7439 4685 citing The Media Society and the event. On arrival at the restaurant show your ticket for this event or the ticket confirmation e-mail on your mobile device.

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Carrie Grace photo from The Guardian web site


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