Persepolis Pole Project

Last week, on International Women’s Day, I went to an unusual panel where pole dancers and researchers talked about being a woman in Islington. The panel launched the Persepolis Pole Project, a female-led arts and cultural pole dance project fusing modern pole dance artistry into traditional theatrical entertainment. I spoke to its founder, Ayana Setareh, to … More Persepolis Pole Project

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TEDxBrixton: the most inspiring day of the year

How inspired can you feel in just one day? As part of my work for Manifest London, today (or shall I say yesterday?) I was able to attend the sold-out TEDxBrixton 2015. Here’s why it has been one of the best days of my life. On October 10th, pioneers across science, technology, medicine, sports, mental health … More TEDxBrixton: the most inspiring day of the year