WOW Bites
Saturday 02 December 2017
13:30 to 14:30
The Grass

What is a WOW Bite?

WOW Bites are short talks and stories, and sometimes performances, readings, and soapbox moments, on a very wide range of subjects from the serious to the very frivolous. They are delivered by all sorts of women, some very famous and some you’ll have never heard of, but all have amazing stories.

With Compere/MC Vraie Cally

Language: English, Sinhala & Tamil

Age suitability: All ages

About the speakers

Isuri Dayaratne

Isuri Dayaratne

Illustrator | Artist

A talented illustrator and artist who creates pieces that question the traditional depictions of women, Isuri takes us through an illustrated (and personal) journey of women’s reproductive health.

Hasanah Cegu Isadeen

Hasanah Cegu Isadeen

Lawyer | MMDA Activist

A lawyer and MMDA activist, creating studies on the legal and societal problems of women under the MMDA in Sri Lanka.

R Fathima

R. Fathima

Intrepid Fisherwoman

An intrepid fisherwoman – a rare sight in Puttalam. She has provided for her entire family by going out to sea every morning, and has even gone into labour while out fishing.

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Bites, Saturday, English, Tamil, Sinhala, All ages
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