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.
Jewish Museum London
Raymond Burton House 129-131 Albert Street
17/09/2017 12:45 PM
17/09/2017 1:45 PM
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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. "
"Her non-fiction titles for teenagers, Open You Heart: Learn to Love Your Life and Love Yourself and Open Your Mind: Your World and Your Future, are must-have practical guides to navigating the ups and downs of life.