Gemma Cairney at Jewish Museum London

Gemma Cairney at Jewish Museum London
  • Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London, NW1 7NB
    Jewish Museum London
    Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street London , NW1 7NB
  • 17/09/2017 12:45 - 17/09/2017 13:45

You Know I'm No Good: Young Women's Empowerment Festival Hear from influential speakers and inspirational presenters including Laura Bates (founder of the The Everyday Sexism Project), Radio 1's Gemma Cairney and psychotherapist Susie Orbach in this programme of talks, performances and events. Radio 1's resident agony aunt on The Surgery and author of 'Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be'. 'Open' is full of honest advice about the big, bad and beautiful things that growing up is all about: from mental health to families to first love, and everything in between.

After a brief go at drama school and a stint working in fashion in her early twenties, Gemma Cairney is now a BBC broadcaster, magpie, and life enthusiast who has won awards for making documentaries on subjects such as young people in violent relationships. She presents The Surgery Show on BBC Radio 1 and co-produced and presented internet entertainment show, The Fox Problem. Gemma has presented shows and one offs for BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 4 Extra, 6Music and BBC World Service. She is also founder of boutique production company - Boom Shakalaka Productions. She likes to write, explore the planet, trek mountains and DJ garage classics.