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Power, Purpose and Progress

Part of WOW – Women of the World

Jude Kelly, Artistic Director of Southbank Centre and festival founder, opens WOW Friday with keynotes from women changing the system.

Keynote speakers include:

- Helena Morrissey, on why there's no point 'leaning in' when the patriarchal system is no longer fit for purpose.
- Mariéme Jamme, on the Global Goals – what they are, why they matter so much for gender.
- Vivian Hunt, Managing Partner for McKinsey & Company, who speaks on a new report Delivering through diversity.
- Sughra Ahmed, Associate Dean at the Office for Religious Life at Stanford University, on developing a broader understanding of the Islamic faith on campus.

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Royal Festival Hall
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall


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This event is included in the Friday WOW Pass and the WOW Three Day Pass.