Jude discusses overcoming obstacles, leadership in the arts, cultural activism and building a global movement towards a gender equal world.
Jude Kelly is an award winning theatre and opera director and has led organisations such as Battersea Arts Centre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Metal Culture and Southbank Centre. She founded the WOW - Women of the World festival in 2010, which has staged over 65 festivals across six continents reaching more than two million people. Her 2016 Ted Talk ‘Why women should tell the stories of humanity’ has been viewed more than 1.2 million times. She founded The WOW Foundation in 2018 to focus solely on the development of WOW as an independent charity.