AGORA young feminist summer school

  • Compassion, Solidarity and having an inclusive safe space- AGORA 2018

    Compassion, Solidarity and having an inclusive safe space- AGORA 2018

    Shucheesmita Simonti participated in our #AGORA2018 young feminist summer camp. She is currently based in The Hague, Netherlands, remotely working as policy director of SAFIGI Outreach Foundation Ltd. and Editor of Women Chapter English. She is part of Women Deliver Young Leader 2018 Program.
    I grew up in Bangladesh and later moved to India for pursuing higher studies. In both the countries, I met countless women who have stories that break one’s heart- stories of oppression, violence and (...) Read more

  • #AGORA2018 – A Gathering of open Hearts and open Minds

    #AGORA2018 – A Gathering of open Hearts and open Minds

    Emma Rainey attended the fourth edition of the AGORA 2018 Young Feminist Summer Camp after being selected from amongst 250+ applications. Organised by the European Women’s Lobby (EWL), 40 young feminists from across Europe gathered for five days in Brussels (29 Aug – 2 Sept.) for participant-led activities that aimed to reconnect and reinforce young feminist activism. Emma also tweeted during the event using #AGORA2018 and you can follow her on Twitter at @afootin2places.
    Growing up in (...) Read more

  • 4th edition of AGORA

    4th edition of AGORA

    [Brussels 13 September 2018] On the occasion of the 4th edition of our AGORA – Young Feminist Summer Camp (29 August to 2 September), we gathered a group of 40 brilliant and inspiring young feminists to work across borders and to amplify the feminist network in Europe!
    This 5-day participatory summer camp aimed at empowering young women to be activist leaders in a changing world by giving them a space to share experience, knowledge and ideas whilst answering to the question: ‘How can we (...) Read more

  • AGORA 2018 coming up!

    AGORA 2018 coming up!

    [Brussels, 16 August 2018] In less than two weeks we are welcoming 40 young feminists to the 4th edition of AGORA, our yearly young feminist summer camp!
    The participants, aged 19 to 30, all live in Europe and are a mix of over 30 nationalities from all over the world. This diverse group of feminists with many different backgrounds and experiences (as activists, students, campaigners, youth workers, NGOs workers, academics, artists, lawyers, urbanists, bloggers, ...) will come together in (...) Read more

  • About AGORA 2017

    About AGORA 2017

    [Brussels, 29 September 2017] In the beginning of September we organised our annual Feminist Summer School, AGORA 2017. Read about one of the participants Alazne Irigoien’s experience in this blogpost.
    What I have experienced during the AGORA organized by the European Women’s Lobby is not easy to describe. When 50 diverse feminist activists coming from all Europe gather together, magic happens. During these days, we’ve shared our experiences, our activist actions and our knowledge through the (...) Read more

  • About AGORA 2017

    About AGORA 2017

    [Brussels, 29 September 2017] From the 7th to the 11th of September Rachael Stockdale kicked off her internship at the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) by attending our annual Feminist Summer School, AGORA 2017. Read about her experience in the blogpost.
    AGORA is a unique opportunity to engage with a range of young feminists from across Europe spending time reflecting, exchanging ideas and supporting each other to become confident feminist leaders and activists. I found that not only did this (...) Read more

  • #AGORA16: After Young Feminist Summer School

    #AGORA16: After Young Feminist Summer School

    Claire attended this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. Her place has been kindly sponsored by our Scottish members from Engender who offered funding for a young BME feminist from Scotland to attend. Together with them we hosted a series of blogs by Claire blogging live from the AGORA. This is her last blog on the #AGORA16. You can follow Claire on Twitter as @ClaireShrugged.
    My intention for Young Feminist Summer School had three parts: 1) Learn about effectively bridging the gap (...) Read more

  • #AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 3

    #AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 3

    Claire attended this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. Her place has been kindly sponsored by our Scottish members from Engender who offered funding for a young BME feminist from Scotland to attend. Together with them we host a series of blogs by Claire blogging live from the AGORA. Here can you read all about last weekend. You can follow Claire on Twitter as @ClaireShrugged.
    Visiting the European Parliament is one of the highlights of Young Feminist Summer School. Despite having (...) Read more

  • #AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 2

     #AGORA16: During Feminist Summer School, Part 2

    Claire attended this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. Her place has been kindly sponsored by our Scottish members from Engender who offered funding for a young BME feminist from Scotland to attend. Together with them we host a series of blogs by Claire blogging live from the AGORA. Here can you read all about last Thursday. You can follow Claire on Twitter as @ClaireShrugged.
    Feminist Summer School exceeds my every expectation. Our first session sets the tone for everything that (...) Read more

  • AGORA16 - During Feminist Summer School, Part 1

    AGORA16 - During Feminist Summer School, Part 1

    Claire is attending this year’s AGORA young feminist summer school. Her place has been kindly sponsored by our Scottish members from Engender who offered funding for a young BME feminist from Scotland to attend. Together with them we’ll be hosting a series of blogs by Claire blogging live from the AGORA. Today she talks about arriving in Brussels. You can follow Claire on Twitter as @ClaireShrugged.
    I am not anxious about Young Feminist Summer School. Throughout the journey from my quiet (...) Read more

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