Wonderful Women Wednesday
Taking a mid-week moment to celebrate and thank those standing up and kicking ass
This week is ⚡️EMILY EAVIS ⚡️ co-organiser of the annual Glastonbury Festival.
Emily is the youngest daughter of the festival founder Michael Eavis and grew up on Worthy Farm, Somerset, the site of Glastonbury Festival.
She spoke recently on Desert Island Discs (my absolute fave!!!) about some men in the music industry still refusing to deal with her. Booking acts for over half her life for the festival some male execs still insist on speaking to her father. She remains determined to promote female artists, book female headliners and introduce more women into the team.
‘I know they are labelling me as a real hassle, and it’s such a hassle. ‘Will you just shut up’ and ‘It wasn’t like this when your dad was in charge….It’s so annoying. But if you want to make progress you just have to do it, and you have to be up for being a bit of an annoyance.’Read More