Gender Worlds



Are you researching issues around gender or sexuality? Have you been following the #MeToo movement? Take part in a one-day event on Friday 28 June at the University of Sunderland’s Sir Tom Cowie Campus.

Morning speakers include:

  • Professor Karen Boyle (Strathclyde University) will discuss her research into the global MeToo movement
  • Katy Daley-McLean (Loughborough and England rugby) will talk about her experiences as a top-flight sportswoman.

afternoon speakers:

  • Carrie Lyell (Diva magazine) will examine the challenges and rewards of running a magazine specialising in female sexuality
  • Aderonke Apata (African Rainbow Family) will talk about her experiences of being an immigrant, and how this led to her setting up the African Rainbow Family charity.

Tickets are available for morning and/or afternoon sessions so book your place by  visiting eventbrite.

Morning agenda:

  • 10am – Registration
  • 10.15 – Welcome
  • 10.30 – Karen Boyle
  • 11.30am – break (refreshments served)
  • 11.45 – Katy Daley-McLean
  • 12.45 – close

Afternoon agenda:

  • 1.45pm – Registration
  • 2pm – Aderonke Apata
  • 3pm – break (refreshments served)
  • 3.15pm – Carrie Lyell
  • 4.15pm – close

Sir Tom Cowie Campus Riverside Restaurant located in Prospect Building, will be open for lunch on the day.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please email


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