What does it mean to be a Black British Girl in twenty first century Britain?
Join Youth Practitioner and founder of Milk Honey BeesEbinehita Iyere and four young women from Milk Honey Bees as they discuss their experiences, dreams and hopes for the future - and what being a Black girl means to them.
Everyone welcome - you need to hear this!
This event will take place on Zoom and is open to everyone - the first part will be an In Conversation Zoom webinar, with the chance to get involved and ask questions using Zoom’s chat function. You will be sent joining details before the event.
The deadline for booking BSL interpreting and/or captioning has now passed, however we want the festival to be accessible to as many people as possible. Therefore if you would like to request either, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to book this for you, subject to our access provider's availability.
Milk Honey Bees is a creative and expressive safe space for Black Girls to flourish and put H.E.R (Healing,Empowerment and Resilience) first.
Ebinehita Iyere is founder of Milk Honey Bees and a Therapeutic Youth Practitioner who supports the emotional needs of young people in the community, especially those affected by the education and youth justice system. Ebinehita also works with professionals and decision makers to ensure the voices of young people are reflected across policies that affect them.
Understanding Black British Girlhood with Milk Honey Bees is supported by Barbie. Barbie are partnering with Milk Honey Bees and Broadcaster Clara Amfo this International Women’s Day, unveiling Clara Amfo as their latest UK Barbie Role Model doll to encourage girls to ‘raise your voice.’ Clara and Barbie are working to close the Dream Gap in partnership with grassroots London project Milk Honey Bees to make a difference to girls through a powerful social film, and a creative writing project.
This event is part of WOW UK Festival 2021, our three week digital programme of groundbreaking In Conversations and interactive workshops. For this year’s festival, we are offering audiences the chance to pay what they can for tickets from £1 upwards. If you’re able to pay a higher ticket price, your contribution will include a donation to help WOW continue its work fighting for gender equality all year-round.