#SheffieldGirl

#sheffieldgirl was born in October 2015 but Sheffield girls have been around for years, making music, taking care of business and always bringing the party. We collaborated with the creator of the hashtag to make an event celebrating Sheffield 'girls' and there place in the music scene. We wanted to share all this information we … Continue reading #SheffieldGirl

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Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin

Ethical shopping isn’t just about, and I quote my dissertation tutor here, bamboo socks and taking your tote bags to the supermarket with you (although bamboo socks are great and always take your tote bags to the shop). Ethical shopping is about making informed choices in your everyday life to be a responsible consumer, depending … Continue reading Ethical Shopping – Why You Should Be Bothered and What You Can Do – Lauryn Mcloughlin

Interview with Geek Girls’ Director Gina Hara

Geek Girls sounds like a film that would be right up our street doesn’t it? Well quelle surprise, it is! Director Gina Hara spent the past few years investigating the secret world of lady gamers, scientists and comic-fanatics, piecing her findings together in an insightful documentary that highlights the many barriers feminism still needs to … Continue reading Interview with Geek Girls’ Director Gina Hara

“We are the mothers of this industry” – Empowering Women With Technology

A room full of women is often a magical space. But a room full of women who are inspiring, passionate, fascinating and fiercely intelligent - speaking on their careers, their influences, and their heartfelt advice - is a truly uplifting space to be. As part of the first ever Leeds International Festival, with themes of … Continue reading “We are the mothers of this industry” – Empowering Women With Technology

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): how to loosen its grip – Tara Rawson

When I was a little girl, winter was my favourite time of year. Sure, summer was great for water fights and bike rides but as far as I was concerned, winter had it all: Christmas, Halloween, Bonfire Night…. all of the sparkly, quirky, over the top fun! But after my grandparents died and my parents … Continue reading Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): how to loosen its grip – Tara Rawson