WOW Bites
Sunday 03 December 2017
12:00 to 13:00
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


Image of Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala

Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala


On 21 May 2016, Jayanthi Kuru-Utumpala became the first Sri Lankan (male or female) to reach the summit of Mount Everest. In recognition of this accomplishment, and her professional career as a feminist and women’s rights activist over the past 14 years, Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Women’s Affairs appointed her their first-ever Goodwill Ambassador for Women’s Rights. 

Batticaloa Samadhi Drummers


A collective of boss women from Batti who travel, drumming stories of women, life, and the challenges they face.

Nidhi Goyal

Nidhi Goyal


India’s first visually impaired stand-up comedienne who discusses disability, sexuality, and feminism with raw (hilarious) honesty.

Niluka Gunawardena

Disability Rights Activist | Author

A disability rights activist and hilarious author, Niluka discusses what it’s like growing up differently-abled in a country that doesn’t quite get it.

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Bites, Sunday, English, Sinhala, Tamil, All ages
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