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LAUREN SHARKEY

Agent:  Hattie Grunewald

Biography: Lauren Sharkey, is a journalist specialising in cultural issues and women's rights. She began her career in the fashion industry before moving to work at Yahoo where she covered a wide range of lifestyle topics with the aim of inspiring the next generation. Her journalistic work has recently been published by the likes of The Daily Beast, The Cut, Refinery29 and Bustle. 

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RESISTERS  YA Non-Fiction, 256 pages Wren and Rook, Feb 2019   'We're not the future. We're doing it right now.'   Young girls and women are  uniting across the world  to  create change,  have their  voices heard  and  stand up for what they believe in .  In this bold and brilliantly inspiring book, Lauren Sharkey profiles the powerful stories and achievements of  52 young campaigners , who are working to  improve the lives of people across the globe.  Some are active in feminist issues like period poverty or political problems such as police brutality and LGBT+ rights; while others are working in science, conservation and diversity. Yet whether it be Twitter campaigns or life-saving apps, their great ideas are all  changing the world as we know it.   Illustrated by  Manjit Thapp , this is a  must-have  for young women who would like to  dare to make a difference  and become  empowered to be the change .

RESISTERS

YA Non-Fiction, 256 pages
Wren and Rook, Feb 2019

'We're not the future. We're doing it right now.'

Young girls and women are uniting across the world to create change, have their voices heard and stand up for what they believe in.

In this bold and brilliantly inspiring book, Lauren Sharkey profiles the powerful stories and achievements of 52 young campaigners, who are working to improve the lives of people across the globe. Some are active in feminist issues like period poverty or political problems such as police brutality and LGBT+ rights; while others are working in science, conservation and diversity. Yet whether it be Twitter campaigns or life-saving apps, their great ideas are all changing the world as we know it.

Illustrated by Manjit Thapp, this is a must-have for young women who would like to dare to make a difference and become empowered to be the change.