Joan Murphy and Pip Black, co-founders of Frame
This best-friend duo have started a gym revolution, focusing on diversity in people and authenticity. Frame offers a fresh perspective on what people – particularly women and mothers – want from their work out.
Categories: health, fitness, entrepreneurship
Previous speaking gigs: Glamour Beauty Festival, Today Studios, Female Founders
Pernille Raven, head of content at Mad Cow Films
In 2017, Raven was announced as one of Denmark’s Top 100 Business Talents by Berlingske Business – it’s no surprise with her huge talent in content and knowledge of contemporary culture.
Categories: advertising, branded content, marketing
Previous speaking gigs: Internet Media Age, Cannes Lions, #IAmTalks
Cindy Gallop, advertising icon and founder of If We Ran The World and Make Love Not Porn
With a love for ‘blowing shit up’, Gallop is a daring ad boss-turned-world changer, legendary speaker, former chair of BBH and founder of If We Ran The World and Make Love Not Porn.
Categories: advertising, marketing, diversity, activism
Previous speaking gigs: Cannes Lions, TED, 3% Conference
Mina Markham, developer and designer
A teacher, coder and front-end designer, Markham shares her magic knowledge of technology in order to engage a new generation, particularly with her initiatives Black Girls Code and Girl Develop It.
Categories: tech, coding, design
Previous Speaking Gigs: Beyond Tellerrand, Front-End Design Conference, Distill
Karen Boswell, interactive lead at Adam & Eve/DDB
Having led world-class brands to evolve their marketing, Boswell’s insights are second to none. She has 15 years’ experience covering the digital spectrum and an abundance of fresh ideas for the future.
Categories: innovation, tech, design, advertising
Previous speaking gigs: Cannes Lions, Brand Social
Danielle Pender, editor of Riposte Magazine and curator at KK Outlet
Pender influences for the better, pushing feminism, gender equality and alternative narratives into the media sphere with her smart magazine Riposte. She positions herself at the core of London’s creative scene.
Categories: publishing, activism, entrepreneurship
Previous speaking gigs: Riposte Presents, D&AD, Nicer Tuesdays
Nene Parsotam, art director, visual designer and co-founder of Stripes
Parsotam has 12 years’ experience meandering into fields of advertising, visual, interface UI and UX design seamlessly. As a major advocate of diversity, she co-founded Stripes, tackling the creative industry’s lack of it, as well as Vine, which helps businesses in the African diaspora.
Categories: design, advertising, activism
Previous speaking gigs: Girls Talk, Creative Mentor Network, Social Fixt/Google
Alex Goat, chief executive of Livity and co-founder of the Great British Diversity Experiment
Livity is a creative agency, publisher, media agency and innovation incubator, working with brands to inaugurate positivity for young people. This IPA Woman of Tomorrow practices the diversity she preaches, hiring 65% women with 67% in senior roles.
Categories: advertising, marketing, social impact, activism
Previous speaking gigs: Eurobest, SXSW, Innovation Social, Ad:tech
Farrah Storr, editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan
After revamping Cosmo in 2015, Farrah has set her sights on authorship, with her book On the Power of Discomfort due to be published this year.
Categories: publishing, social impact, culture
Previous speaking gigs: Writing for Women, TED, Advertising Week
Helen Job, co-founder at The Akin
Job is a trend forecaster, brand strategist and youth culture expert. She’s a dab hand at producing a down to earth creative approach – as evidenced in The Akin, where humanity lies at the agency’s core.
Categories: Future, Advertising, Content
Previous Speaking Gigs: Brand Social
Tea Uglow, creative director of Google's Creative Lab
Uglow is Google Creative Lab’s creative director in Sydney. She prefers her less formal title: 實驗負責人 'experimental person in charge'. The Lab is a combination of culture, tech and digital design. Tea directs at Google on ‘atypical creative projects’ confronting issues such as ‘doubt, reality, diversity (and biscuits)’.
Categories: design, advertising, marketing, diversity
Previous speaking gigs: Semi Permanent, TED, MuseumNext
Image: Tea Uglow (right) at Cannes Lions