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Sat 2 March 2024 • 3pm

TALK: An Expert Explains

The Gender Pay Gap, Body Fat, Imposter Syndrome, ADHD in Females

Event details

This event is part of Storyhouse Women Weekend

Join us for an enlightening session featuring experts in their respective fields, each allocated 10 minutes to delve into topics specially requested by Storyhouse Women. Dr. Dawn Llewellyn, Associate Professor in Religion and Gender, will welcome both you and the panelists. 

The Gender Pay GapDave Perfect (Equal Opportunities Commission (1988-2007) and the Equality and Human Rights Commission (2007-2020)). Gain insights into the intricacies of the gender pay gap and explore its implications with Dave Perfect. 

Why Are We So Afraid of (Body) Fat?The University of Chester’s Hannah Bacon: Delve into the societal perceptions and fears surrounding body fat as Hannah Bacon sheds light on this urgent topic. 

What is Imposter Syndrome?Nicola Lasikiewicz (Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Chester). Unpack the complexities of imposter syndrome as Nicola provides valuable perspectives on understanding and overcoming this phenomenon.

ADHD in FemalesShruti Garg (Clinical senior lecturer in Translational Child Psychiatry at the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital) will talk about how symptoms of ADHD present and why they are underrecognized in females.


This event promises a succinct and informative exploration of these relevant subjects. Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and engage with experts who are passionate about sharing insights that matter to the Storyhouse Women community. 

Main Theatre, Storyhouse Theatre
3pm - 4pm

Members: £4.50

Non-members: £5

Included in Saturday Day Pass (£10)
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