Special Event: Jennifer Nadel - A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

WI Member: From £42.00

Non Member: From £47.00


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Denman is proud to welcome Jennifer Nadel, an award-winning journalist, who in 2016 alongside award-winning actress Gillian Anderson, released the book "WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere". 

Gillian and Jennifer, friends for more than a decade, created an intensely practical guide for individual healing and change. It's the road map for life they wish they'd had and a rallying cry for women to try a different way of living. Most of us know that the way we are living at the moment - our 'me'-based culture -  isn't working. Rates of depression and self-harm are soaring and so are the levels of inequality. It is time to find a different, fairer and more compassionate way of living. To take the journey from "me" to "we". Combining tools which are practical, psychological and spiritual, We provides a path for dealing with the fallout from life’s inevitable emotional, physical, and spiritual challenges, and asks that women come together to create a fairer world. We's Manifesto is a call to a way of living that puts compassion at its heart. A declaration of intent to live differently -- to heal ourselves so that we can create lasting change in our own lives, in our communities and on a global level.

Jennifer will be joining us at Denman for an insightful talk, Q&A and book signing. This is an opportunity to find out more about how you can redefine success. 

Read an extract of the book here: https://www.wewomeneverywhere.org/extract 

 

Outline of the Event:

2.00pm - Arrival

2.30 - 3.45pm - Talk, Q&A and book signing

3.45pm - Denman premium afternoon tea

 

About Jennifer Nadel:

Jennifer Nadel is a qualified barrister, author, speaker and an award-winning journalist. She’s reported for the BBC, Channel 4 and ITN from around the world. As ITV’s Home Affairs Editor, she was one of the UK’s most senior female television correspondents and set up and led a bureau of reporters, producers and crew. Her book on the Sarah Thornton case highlighted the way the law discriminates against women who’ve experienced domestic violence and was made into a BBC Film and Channel 4 documentary. Her investigative report from Bosnia for ITV showed that rape was being used as a weapon of war by the Serbs. It was later used by UN War Crimes investigators. Her most recent book, co-authored with Gillian Anderson, explores women's rights. Her most recent film told the story of Grenfell survivors still living in hotels. She is the co-founder of Compassion in Politics and speaks on a range of issues on both sides of the Atlantic.

About Gillian Anderson:

Gillian Anderson gained worldwide recognition in The X‑Files, garnering awards and critical acclaim for her role as FBI Special Agent Dana Scully over the show’s nine-year run. Some of her many screen credits include The House of Mirth, The Last King of Scotland, and the acclaimed BBC miniseries Bleak House and Great Expectations. She was nominated for an Olivier Award for her stage performance as Nora in A Doll’s House and won the Evening StandardTheatre Award for her portrayal of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire. Gillian is on the BBC and Netflix’s The Fall as DSI Stella Gibson, on NBC’s Hannibal as Dr. Bedelia Du Maurier, and Starz’s American Gods as Media. She is an activist, speaking out regularly on issues ranging from feminism to climate change and human trafficking. Born in Chicago, she lives in London with her three children.

 

Did you know that you can extend your visit to Denman? Have a buffet breakfast, lunch, dinner or even stay the night with us! The cost for breakfast is £12, lunch is £13.50 and dinner is £24 including multiple courses. We offer a B&B rate at £75 for a single room and £100 for a shared double. Bookings can be made through our guest services team* - please telephone 01865 391991 or email info@denman.org.uk. 

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