POSITIVE ROLE MODELS TO FOLLOW
MEDIA AND NEWS
Charlie is an experienced broadcaster, journalist, writer and documentary maker. She made history in the early days of her career becoming the first woman to present football in Asia at just 23 and later the first female globally to anchor a Heavyweight World Title Fight and present the sport of boxing.
Katie Thistleton is an English television and radio presenter, National Council for the Training of Journalists qualified journalist and author, best known for her work across the known for her work across BBC Radio 1 and CBBC channel. Katie is also an ambassador for charities Place2be and YoungMinds.
Lynsey is an American photojournalist. Her work often focuses on conflicts and human rights issues, especially the role of women in traditional societies. She has won both a MacArthur genius grant and the Pulitzer Prize, and has a book titled Of Love and War, with a collection of over 200 of her photographs.
Annie Wu is a proud AAPI, adoptee, digital communications and social media strategist and expert for progressive campaigns and organizations. She most recently was the social media producer for John Fetterman’s successful Senate race. On her own time, she has written and created content for some of the largest digital platforms.
Shannon is a human rights and women’s rights advocate. As host of Our Lives with Shannon Fisher, she interviews civic leaders, scholars, and everyday Janes and Joes to highlight the perspectives they bring to their work. She is also a hosts of the National Press Club’s Update-1 Podcast.
Clara Não is a feminist, illustrator and a published author based in Portugal. Her illustrations and texts stand out by their irreverence and irony, using them to reclaim gender equality, LGBTQIA+ rights, deconstruct social tabus and explore personal experiences. Her book "Miga Esquece Lá Isso", published in 2019, and her planner entitled "Agora é que são elas!" were both national bestsellers.
Fleur Britten is a renowned journalist who writes for The Times and Sunday Times, The Guardian and Observer, The Telegraph, Vogue, Elle and Stylist, among others; she has also had five books published. Fleur specialises in sustainability, female empowerment, wellness and responsible travel.
Jacqueline Woodson is the author of many books for young people and adults including, the National Book Award winning memoir, BROWN GIRL DREAMING and the novels ANOTHER BROOKLYN and RED AT THE BONE. In 2020, she was named Macarthur Fellow and awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal.