Tarana Burke

  • Event Start: 17th February 2020, 8:00pm
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Founder of the MeToo Movement


A prominent civil rights activist and feminist, Burke is best known as the founder of MeToo;  the global grassroots movement that has given voice to millions of women's experiences of sexual abuse and misconduct.  Founded in 2006, the movement went viral in 2017, and that year Burke was recognised by TIME Magazine as one of 'The Silence  Breakers' responsible for shifting the conversation on sexual abuse issues in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal