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Insuring Women's Futures



On Tuesday November 19 2019  the CII are delighted to announce that award-winning broadcaster and journalist Mariella Frostup will be hosting the launch of the Insuring Women’s Futures public manifesto.  

Mariella Frostrup is a writer, broadcaster and campaigner. She is currently best known as the presenter of Radio 4’s long- running weekly programme Open Book and as host of BBC1's The Big Painting Challenge. 

Other broadcasting projects include Bringing Up Britain, the Radio 4 series which looks at the challenges of modern parenting and the Podcast Books To Live By where Mariella interviews personalities about those books which have shaped their lives. She has had her own weekly dilemma column, Dear Mariella, for the Observer newspaper for the last 10 years, and writes regularly for other newspapers and magazines.  

Mariella has been on the judging panels of various awards including The Booker Prize, the Evening Standard Film Awards, the Turner Prize, the Amnesty International Media Awards, the London Film Festival and the RIBA Stirling Prize Awards

Mariella is a Trustee of The Great Initiative; a charity which promotes gender equality. She lives in Somerset with her husband and two children.

For further information on the event please follow the link here.

Please see below a reminder of the event details:


Date & timings

Tuesday 19 November


09:00 - 09:30 Registration & refreshments

09:30 - 10:30 Official launch - Insuring Women's Futures Manifesto Proposals 

10:30 - 11:00 Networking



Odeon BFI IMAX, 1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, London, SE1 8XR


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