Tickets £18 including a glass of wine - CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS (All online purchases will be redirected to the V&A website. Please note all talks are listed under the title of the series Always Print the Myth but not the name of each individual talk. This means that once you enter the ticketing site you will need to look for the talk you'd like to attend according to its date (ie - Lynne Franks is the 6th May)).
Join Alan Edwards at the V&A for an after hours, off the record talk with the woman who founded one of the UK’s best-known public relations consultancies.
Lynne Franks, recognised as the UK’s leading Women’s Empowerment Guru, is a successful business women, author, broadcaster and speaker. An acclaimed international spokesperson and advisor on the changes in today’s and tomorrow’s world, Lynne has throughout her career created and promoted many new initiatives that have led the way in societal shifts.
She is the founder of SEED – Sustainable Enterprise and Empowerment Dynamics – a provider and community for women’s learning and coaching programmes on economic empowerment, sustainable business practices and creative leadership. SEED programmes have been taught across society, from women’s prisons to the corporate world and have changed women’s lives in many countries.
Other highlights of her career include initiating London Fashion Week; creating the British Fashion Awards; co-creating the world’s biggest HIV/Aids fundraiser, Fashion Cares; Chairing Viva, the UK’s first women’s radio station; promoting Green Consumer Week; co-creating Fashion Aid; putting on What Women Want, the UK’s first major women’s festival at the South Bank in ‘95 and founding Globalfusion, a California-based alternative marketing agency, in 1997, where she lives for five years.
As CEO of The Outside Organisation, Alan Edwards has represented all time great entertainment legends like David Bowie, Amy Winehouse, Prince, The Who, Barbra Streisand, Spandau Ballet, P Diddy and Sir Paul McCartney. He handled the PR coverage for both Michael Jackson’s “This is It” launch and his subsequent untimely death.