News Events Fawcett Members: Find Your Voice Find Your Voice with Funny Women We are bringing our members an exclusive online event to help you campaign and make your voice heard. As with comedy, the currency of today’s public life is to ‘be yourself’ so Funny Women has curated this event for Fawcett featuring performers and creators to help you leverage your knowledge and skills. Whatever your ambitions, a different perspective and having the confidence to use your inherent female humour will help you find your voice. Lynne Parker, the founder of Funny Women, will be in discussion with our expert panel, comedian Shazia Mirza and 'comedimum' Sophie McCartney, and you will also be treated to brand new comedy performances fresh from the recent Funny Women Comedy Crash Course. Please contact [email protected] with any queries. Speakers: Lynne Parker Lynne is an award-winning producer who created Funny Women In 2002, now a leading community for female comedy empowering women to perform, write and do business with humour. The Funny Women Awards have changed the face of comedy and are now in their 17th year. The 2020 Funny Women Awards have gone ahead despite COVID restrictions and the cancellation of all live events. In addition to producing comedy shows, Lynne is a renowned performance coach encouraging people in business and public life to 'stand up to stand out'. Using techniques based on stand-up Lynne and her team of experts have developed a range of workshops and events to improve self-confidence, develop presentation skills and build teams. Sophie McCartney Scarily on point, constantly on Zoom benders, and dangerously on…TikTok - Sophie McCartney, aka Tired ’N Tested, is a 30-something parenting vlogger turned viral ‘comedimum’. In just a few years her riotous representation of modern day ‘mumming’ has resulted in over a million, loyal, social media followers. Sophie is also the winner of the 2020 Funny Women Awards - Best Web Series. Photo Credit: Amelia Troubridge Shazia Mirza Shazia is an award winning British stand up comedian and writer who works internationally. She has performed stand-up shows across the world in Europe, US, Asia and the Far East. Listed by The Observer as one of the 50 funniest acts in British comedy. Booking for this event has now closed.