Kiran Gandhi, known by her stage name Madame Gandhi, is an electronic music artist and activist based in Los Angeles. Having gained recognition as the former drummer for M.I.A. and as the iconic free-bleeding runner at the 2015 London Marathon, Madame Gandhi now writes music that elevates and celebrates the female voice. Join us for a discussion on the intersection of music and feminism, taking risks and pursing your passions.
As a design program manager at Facebook, an artist, and a devout feminist, Michelle is passionate about design. In this talk, we'll learn about how she's navigated her career, the challenges she's faced in and out of work, how she's used design thinking to overcome them, and the advice she would give her 17-year-old self.
MARYAM AND NIVAAL REHMAN
These two inspiring 16-year-old twin activists are YouTube journalists, WE ambassadors and documentary creators. They started off their activism at the early age of 8 as fierce advocates of girls’ education, environmental rights, and gender equality.
Dana Fletcher is a writer and digital activist passionate about smashing the stigma on mental health discussions. Her campaign, Embrace Your Unknown, showcases the need for transparent storytelling and conscientious self-care. She will discuss the power of social media as a tool to empowering those living with mental illness.