SpecialityFounder, Gal Dem
Founder, Gal DemLiv is the founder and CEO at gal-dem, an online magazine and media platform run by women and non-binary people of colour. Liv has spent time working within TV, most recently in commissioning in the factual department at the BBC where she developed a new strand focused on the history we aren't taught in schools. She also has experience working on a range of shows as researcher, producer and art director and in 2018 produced her first audio documentary for the Migration Museum. Liv has been voted as a Future Leader, a rising star at WOW and included in the inaugural BBCs 100 women series. Before this, she spent time working in a range of third sector organisations including Women for Refugee Women and the Simon community in Dublin. Liv is obsessed with storytelling and has written for a range of outlets including Feminists Don't Wear Pink, The Guardian, Wonderland and Elle Magazine. She has spoken to audiences of up to 10,000 people and been recognised as one of the top speakers women speakers in Britain by the Dots.