Day 1 speakers

Speakers & panellists

Fiona Campbell
Fiona Campbell
BBC Studios – Head of Documentaries
Fiona Campbell has just been appointed Head of Documentaries for BBC Studios. She is currently responsible for the department’s strategy to engage and build relationships with the youth audience on and off BBC platforms.
Kate Grey
Kate Grey
Paralympic swimmer
Kate Grey competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. She now works as Sports Broadcaster covering Paralympic, Women and Minority sports for the BBC, she also work in school and communities as an Athlete Mentor.
Catherine Byaruhanga
Catherine Byaruhanga
BBC World Service
Catherine Byaruhanga is a BBC correspondent reporting on breaking news and investigative stories from East and Central Africa.  She also co-chairs the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU).
Photo: BBC
Blathnaid Healy
Blathnaid Healy
Director EMEA – CNN
Blathnaid Healy is based in the London bureau. She was previously UK Editor at Mashable, establishing the brand and opening its first office in London.
Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt
Foreign Correspondent – BBC
Caroline Wyatt has worked as a BBC foreign correspondent and reported in places including Kosovo, Chechnya, and the wider Middle East for over 20 years. She became the BBC’s Defence Correspondent in 2007, moving to Religious Affairs in 2014.
Maxine Mawhinney
Maxine Mawhinney
Award winning journalist
From Belfast in Northern Ireland, Maxine has been a journalist for 40 years, 20 as a senior BBC News anchor, working across the globe covering some of the major news events of the time including the assassination of Rajiv Ghandi, the Clinton Presidency, the Oklahoma bomb, the OJ Simpson trial.
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins is the creator and presenter of Outside Source and he’s also the creator and director of the 50:50 Project which aims to increase women’s representation in the media.
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Publisher – Dialogue Books
Sharmaine Lovegrove is the Publisher of Dialogue Books, the UK’s first inclusive imprint, part of Little, Brown Book Club and Hachette UK. In 2008, Sharmaine set up her own bookshop as well as a creative agency in Berlin.
Anabel Hernández
Anabel Hernández
Mexican investigative journalist
Anabel Hernandez is a leading Mexican investigative journalist who has spent the last 15 years investigating drug trafficking cartels in Mexico and the corruption and abuses of the Mexican government.
Inga Beale
Inga Beale
British business leader
Dame Inga Beale is a British business leader with over three decades of experience in global financial services. Most recently Inga led Lloyd’s of London, the first female Chief Executive in the organisation’s 330-year history.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Deputy Editor – gal-dem Magazine
Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff is deputy editor at gal-dem, an online magazine written by women of colour. She’s a writer of news and features, editor and creative with focuses on race, feminism, media, youth culture and social politics.
Hannah Ray
Hannah Ray
Social Strategy & Storytelling – Condé Nast
Hannah Ray is a journalist by trade. She worked for Guardian as the newsroom’s community coordinator, and later joined Instagram’s flagship editorial team as the company’s first international hire, launching six international Instagram accounts and Instagram Stories.
Megha Mohan
Megha Mohan
@meghamohan – BBC
Megha Mohan was recently appointed the BBC’s first Gender and Identity reporter. Her work focuses on digital subcultures and global issues with a focus on minority women and LGBT+ communities.
Neil Greenberg
Neil Greenberg
Consultant academic psychiatrist – King’s College London
Professor Neil Greenberg has published more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters many of which are on occupational and traumatic stress management.
Rachael Krishna
Rachael Krishna
Reporter – BuzzFeed News
Rachael Krishna is a Reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in London. She has reported extensively on Gen Z, internet culture and how these come together in communities around the world.

Fiona Campbell
Fiona Campbell
BBC Studios – Head of Documentaries
Fiona Campbell has just been appointed Head of Documentaries for BBC Studios. She is currently responsible for the department’s strategy to engage and build relationships with the youth audience on and off BBC platforms.
Kate Grey
Kate Grey
Paralympic swimmer
Kate Grey competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. She now works as Sports Broadcaster covering Paralympic, Women and Minority sports for the BBC, she also work in school and communities as an Athlete Mentor.
Catherine Byaruhanga
Catherine Byaruhanga
BBC World Service
Catherine Byaruhanga is a BBC correspondent reporting on breaking news and investigative stories from East and Central Africa.  She also co-chairs the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU).
Photo: BBC
Blathnaid Healy
Blathnaid Healy
Director EMEA – CNN
Blathnaid Healy is based in the London bureau. She was previously UK Editor at Mashable, establishing the brand and opening its first office in London.
Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt
Foreign Correspondent – BBC
Caroline Wyatt has worked as a BBC foreign correspondent and reported in places including Kosovo, Chechnya, and the wider Middle East for over 20 years. She became the BBC’s Defence Correspondent in 2007, moving to Religious Affairs in 2014.
Maxine Mawhinney
Maxine Mawhinney
Award winning journalist
From Belfast in Northern Ireland, Maxine has been a journalist for 40 years, 20 as a senior BBC News anchor, working across the globe covering some of the major news events of the time including the assassination of Rajiv Ghandi, the Clinton Presidency, the Oklahoma bomb, the OJ Simpson trial.
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins is the creator and presenter of Outside Source and he’s also the creator and director of the 50:50 Project which aims to increase women’s representation in the media.
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Publisher – Dialogue Books
Sharmaine Lovegrove is the Publisher of Dialogue Books, the UK’s first inclusive imprint, part of Little, Brown Book Club and Hachette UK. In 2008, Sharmaine set up her own bookshop as well as a creative agency in Berlin.
Anabel Hernández
Anabel Hernández
Mexican investigative journalist
Anabel Hernandez is a leading Mexican investigative journalist who has spent the last 15 years investigating drug trafficking cartels in Mexico and the corruption and abuses of the Mexican government.
Inga Beale
Inga Beale
British business leader
Dame Inga Beale is a British business leader with over three decades of experience in global financial services. Most recently Inga led Lloyd’s of London, the first female Chief Executive in the organisation’s 330-year history.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Deputy Editor – gal-dem Magazine
Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff is deputy editor at gal-dem, an online magazine written by women of colour. She’s a writer of news and features, editor and creative with focuses on race, feminism, media, youth culture and social politics.
Hannah Ray
Hannah Ray
Social Strategy & Storytelling – Condé Nast
Hannah Ray is a journalist by trade. She worked for Guardian as the newsroom’s community coordinator, and later joined Instagram’s flagship editorial team as the company’s first international hire, launching six international Instagram accounts and Instagram Stories.
Megha Mohan
Megha Mohan
@meghamohan – BBC
Megha Mohan was recently appointed the BBC’s first Gender and Identity reporter. Her work focuses on digital subcultures and global issues with a focus on minority women and LGBT+ communities.
Neil Greenberg
Neil Greenberg
Consultant academic psychiatrist – King’s College London
Professor Neil Greenberg has published more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters many of which are on occupational and traumatic stress management.
Rachael Krishna
Rachael Krishna
Reporter – BuzzFeed News
Rachael Krishna is a Reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in London. She has reported extensively on Gen Z, internet culture and how these come together in communities around the world.

Fiona Campbell
Fiona Campbell
BBC Studios – Head of Documentaries
Fiona Campbell has just been appointed Head of Documentaries for BBC Studios. She is currently responsible for the department’s strategy to engage and build relationships with the youth audience on and off BBC platforms.
Kate Grey
Kate Grey
Paralympic swimmer
Kate Grey competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. She now works as Sports Broadcaster covering Paralympic, Women and Minority sports for the BBC, she also work in school and communities as an Athlete Mentor.
Catherine Byaruhanga
Catherine Byaruhanga
BBC World Service
Catherine Byaruhanga is a BBC correspondent reporting on breaking news and investigative stories from East and Central Africa.  She also co-chairs the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU).
Photo: BBC
Blathnaid Healy
Blathnaid Healy
Director EMEA – CNN
Blathnaid Healy is based in the London bureau. She was previously UK Editor at Mashable, establishing the brand and opening its first office in London.
Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt
Foreign Correspondent – BBC
Caroline Wyatt has worked as a BBC foreign correspondent and reported in places including Kosovo, Chechnya, and the wider Middle East for over 20 years. She became the BBC’s Defence Correspondent in 2007, moving to Religious Affairs in 2014.
Maxine Mawhinney
Maxine Mawhinney
Award winning journalist
From Belfast in Northern Ireland, Maxine has been a journalist for 40 years, 20 as a senior BBC News anchor, working across the globe covering some of the major news events of the time including the assassination of Rajiv Ghandi, the Clinton Presidency, the Oklahoma bomb, the OJ Simpson trial.
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins is the creator and presenter of Outside Source and he’s also the creator and director of the 50:50 Project which aims to increase women’s representation in the media.
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Publisher – Dialogue Books
Sharmaine Lovegrove is the Publisher of Dialogue Books, the UK’s first inclusive imprint, part of Little, Brown Book Club and Hachette UK. In 2008, Sharmaine set up her own bookshop as well as a creative agency in Berlin.
Anabel Hernández
Anabel Hernández
Mexican investigative journalist
Anabel Hernandez is a leading Mexican investigative journalist who has spent the last 15 years investigating drug trafficking cartels in Mexico and the corruption and abuses of the Mexican government.
Inga Beale
Inga Beale
British business leader
Dame Inga Beale is a British business leader with over three decades of experience in global financial services. Most recently Inga led Lloyd’s of London, the first female Chief Executive in the organisation’s 330-year history.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Deputy Editor – gal-dem Magazine
Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff is deputy editor at gal-dem, an online magazine written by women of colour. She’s a writer of news and features, editor and creative with focuses on race, feminism, media, youth culture and social politics.
Hannah Ray
Hannah Ray
Social Strategy & Storytelling – Condé Nast
Hannah Ray is a journalist by trade. She worked for Guardian as the newsroom’s community coordinator, and later joined Instagram’s flagship editorial team as the company’s first international hire, launching six international Instagram accounts and Instagram Stories.
Megha Mohan
Megha Mohan
@meghamohan – BBC
Megha Mohan was recently appointed the BBC’s first Gender and Identity reporter. Her work focuses on digital subcultures and global issues with a focus on minority women and LGBT+ communities.
Neil Greenberg
Neil Greenberg
Consultant academic psychiatrist – King’s College London
Professor Neil Greenberg has published more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters many of which are on occupational and traumatic stress management.
Rachael Krishna
Rachael Krishna
Reporter – BuzzFeed News
Rachael Krishna is a Reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in London. She has reported extensively on Gen Z, internet culture and how these come together in communities around the world.

Fiona Campbell
Fiona Campbell
BBC Studios – Head of Documentaries
Fiona Campbell has just been appointed Head of Documentaries for BBC Studios. She is currently responsible for the department’s strategy to engage and build relationships with the youth audience on and off BBC platforms.
Kate Grey
Kate Grey
Paralympic swimmer
Kate Grey competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games. She now works as Sports Broadcaster covering Paralympic, Women and Minority sports for the BBC, she also work in school and communities as an Athlete Mentor.
Catherine Byaruhanga
Catherine Byaruhanga
BBC World Service
Catherine Byaruhanga is a BBC correspondent reporting on breaking news and investigative stories from East and Central Africa.  She also co-chairs the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda (FCAU).
Photo: BBC
Blathnaid Healy
Blathnaid Healy
Director EMEA – CNN
Blathnaid Healy is based in the London bureau. She was previously UK Editor at Mashable, establishing the brand and opening its first office in London.
Caroline Wyatt
Caroline Wyatt
Foreign Correspondent – BBC
Caroline Wyatt has worked as a BBC foreign correspondent and reported in places including Kosovo, Chechnya, and the wider Middle East for over 20 years. She became the BBC’s Defence Correspondent in 2007, moving to Religious Affairs in 2014.
Maxine Mawhinney
Maxine Mawhinney
Award winning journalist
From Belfast in Northern Ireland, Maxine has been a journalist for 40 years, 20 as a senior BBC News anchor, working across the globe covering some of the major news events of the time including the assassination of Rajiv Ghandi, the Clinton Presidency, the Oklahoma bomb, the OJ Simpson trial.
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins
Ros Atkins is the creator and presenter of Outside Source and he’s also the creator and director of the 50:50 Project which aims to increase women’s representation in the media.
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Sharmaine Lovegrove
Publisher – Dialogue Books
Sharmaine Lovegrove is the Publisher of Dialogue Books, the UK’s first inclusive imprint, part of Little, Brown Book Club and Hachette UK. In 2008, Sharmaine set up her own bookshop as well as a creative agency in Berlin.
Anabel Hernández
Anabel Hernández
Mexican investigative journalist
Anabel Hernandez is a leading Mexican investigative journalist who has spent the last 15 years investigating drug trafficking cartels in Mexico and the corruption and abuses of the Mexican government.
Inga Beale
Inga Beale
British business leader
Dame Inga Beale is a British business leader with over three decades of experience in global financial services. Most recently Inga led Lloyd’s of London, the first female Chief Executive in the organisation’s 330-year history.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff
Deputy Editor – gal-dem Magazine
Charlie Brinkhurst Cuff is deputy editor at gal-dem, an online magazine written by women of colour. She’s a writer of news and features, editor and creative with focuses on race, feminism, media, youth culture and social politics.
Hannah Ray
Hannah Ray
Social Strategy & Storytelling – Condé Nast
Hannah Ray is a journalist by trade. She worked for Guardian as the newsroom’s community coordinator, and later joined Instagram’s flagship editorial team as the company’s first international hire, launching six international Instagram accounts and Instagram Stories.
Megha Mohan
Megha Mohan
@meghamohan – BBC
Megha Mohan was recently appointed the BBC’s first Gender and Identity reporter. Her work focuses on digital subcultures and global issues with a focus on minority women and LGBT+ communities.
Neil Greenberg
Neil Greenberg
Consultant academic psychiatrist – King’s College London
Professor Neil Greenberg has published more than 200 scientific papers and book chapters many of which are on occupational and traumatic stress management.
Rachael Krishna
Rachael Krishna
Reporter – BuzzFeed News
Rachael Krishna is a Reporter for BuzzFeed News, based in London. She has reported extensively on Gen Z, internet culture and how these come together in communities around the world.

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