THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | VOW
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN founded by Maureen A. Bryan was established in 2010 with its first festival in 2011. For 12 years THE VOICE OF A WOMAN has been amplifying the works of women in film and fine art from around the world, exhibiting works to public and industry audiences, along with talks exploring craft and process, training and mentoring programs for young women and 8 years of presenting THE VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARDS.
Each year THE VOICE OF A WOMAN (VOW) celebrates creativity with a bold and innovative program featuring the works of creative women globally.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | VOW | AWARDS
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARDS were first presented in 2012 in London at the National Portrait Gallery and presented each year since at such venues as The Paley Center for Media, Spring Studios and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
The VOW Awards have been received by such artists as: Shirin Neshat, Grace Jones, Chloe Sevigny, Ming Smith, Kim Longinotto, Deeyah Khan, Thandie Newton OBE, Sarah Gavron, So Yong Kim and others.
VOW | MADE BY HER SHOWCASE & AWARDS
Since 2017 the VOW SHOWCASE, featuring the works of women in advertising and communications globally, has been presented at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. In 2019 40 works by women directors internationally were shortlisted for THE VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARDS category MADE BY HER. VOW Award recipients over the years have been: Colleen DeCourcy - Weiden + Kennedy, Madonna Badger - Badger + Winters, Susan Hoffman Weiden + Kennedy, Vicky Maguire - Havas, Alice Tonge - C4 Creative and others.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | VOW | TALKS SERIES & MASTERCLASSES
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN TALKS | VOW TALKS & MASTERCLASSES are delivered throughout the year featuring filmmakers, writers, artists, creatives and thought-leaders sharing their works and perspectives. We present THE VOICE OF A WOMAN TALKS & MASTERCLASSES internationally, to date in New York, London and Cannes.
Some of the artists featured for our Talks and Masterclasses have been:
Thandie Newton, Chloe Sevigny, Naomie Harris OBE, Grace Jones, Nina Menkes, Germaine Greer, Shirin Neshat, So Yong Kim, Adepero Oduye, and others.
THE VOICE OF A WOMAN | YOUTH PROJECTS
We also use the power of the arts in our work with young people. VOW's Youth Leadership & Social Responsibility Projects (YLSR Projects) have delivered talks, mentoring and training in to schools and universities in communities internationally. Over the years VOW has partnered with UNICEF, UN WOMEN, Amnesty International and other NGO's using the power of film and the arts to educate, question, explore, empower and inspire.
VOW has delivered programs internationally in: Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States.
Founder & CEO: Maureen A. Bryan