Spend a day enjoying talks, debates and workshops and getting practical tips. Topics cover everything from jobs, leadership, confidence, childcare and the benefit system, as well as sex, fashion and race. We also consider what globalisation, Trump and Brexit mean for women and girls.
Throughout the day, hear from leading thinkers and world-class speakers alongside new voices of women and girls who are changing the world. This is a time when female voices have become immensely powerful across the globe as a force for positive change.
Come and have your say at WOW ; debate the questions and discuss possible solutions.
In 2017, Southbank Centre celebrates the Nordic nations, and at WOW we explore what we can learn from these countries that consistently top the gender equality indexes. Expect to learn more about how the Nordics have prioritised gender equality and the impact this has had, and consider what other countries are missing out on.
WOW Friday also includes free events such as our popular WOW speed mentoring and the WOW Market with ideas and products to fill your mind and shopping basket. There is also music, performance and networking opportunities.
Whatever your gender or employment status, you're welcome at WOW Friday.
A number of events are British Sign Language-interpreted and Speech-To-Text transcribed.
WOW – Women of the World is Southbank Centre's festival celebrating women and girls, and looking at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential. It was founded by Jude Kelly at Southbank Centre in London and takes place all over the world from Pakistan to Finland, Katherine in the Australian outback to New York City. This is the seventh WOW festival in London.
Day Pass £22
Some talks include sensitive content.
Timings and venues are subject to change.
Access tickets for people requiring British Sign Language Interpretation and Stage to Text Interpretation are available here.