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The X conference for creative womxn on 13 August 2016

We can’t wait to host our second annual X conference for creative womxn. The one-day event is happening in Jo’burg on Saturday, 13 August 2016 at Laerskool Jan Celliers. Doors open at 8:30am and talks will begin at 9am. Read on for everything else you need to know.


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This year we’ve got an amazing lineup of speakers including renowned artist Zanele Muholi, writer and strategist Dinika Govender, comedy collective Thenx Ladies, performance artist Anthea Moys, Prufrock editor Helen Sullivan, writer and performer Koleka Putuma, author Mohale Moshigo, jewellery maker and entrepreneur Katherine-Mary Pichulik, trends analyst Nicola Cooper, choreographer Nelisiwe Xaba, gender and trans rights activist Lesiba Mothibe, and M&G arts editor Milisuthando Bongela.

Learn more about each of the speakers here.

Creative Womxn 2016 - Meet the speakers


8:30 – 9:00 | Guests arrive, receive goodie bags (!) and are welcomed with a light breakfast

9:00 | Laura Windvogel (MC) opens the conference

9:15 | Milisuthando Bongela

9:45 | Dinika Govender

10:15 | Zanele Muholi

10:45 | Nelisiwe Xaba

11:15 | Helen Sullivan

11:45 | Anthea Moys

12:15 – 13:00pm | Break with lunch catered by The Bowery 

13:00 | Kat Pichulik

13:30 | Koleka Putuma

14:00 | Lesiba Mothibe

14:30 | Nicola Cooper

15:00 | Mohale Mashigo

15:30 | Thenx Ladies

16:00 – 18:00 | Drinks and networking


Date: Saturday, 13 August 2016

Time: 8:30am – 6pm

Venue: Laerskool Jan Celliers (Lower Park Drive, Greenside East)

The event is fully catered and each guest will receive a special goodie bag upon arrival (the contents of which we’ll reveal soon – hang tight).

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