In October I was invited to take part in the BBC's 100 Women Challenge. As part of the BBC's 100 women series five experts from different fields came together to tackle the issue of harassment on public transport.
For one week the teams designed and tested ideas to find solutions, which we then showcased in Covent Garden on a London bus.
Working alongside the team of experts: Hanne Bingle MBE, Ellie Cosgrave, Laura Jordon Bambach, Liz Kelly and Anne-Marie Imafidon, along with a myriad of other amazing women and organisations including HollaBack and Machine Rooms and of course the BBC Productions team, we came up with an advertising campaign, a feasible and working badge alert system for those feeling that they need support from other public transport users when being harassed, a performance and an art installation.
I was given the opportunity to create an art installation on the bus, as a response to the discussions and things that had arisen with the difficult topic in hand. Having 2 days to complete this was a difficult task, but one that nevertheless I am proud of. The BBC, in response to the hard work I had committed to this project officially named me one of their 100 Women of 2017.
The bus was showcased in Covent Garden, live on BBC Breakfast TV and as part of a feature length documentary which aired on BBC NEWS and BBC WORLD on the 1st December 2017.
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