”Empowerment comes from within. You empower you” Jo Jo O’Donoghue

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”Be the woman who fixes another woman’s crown without telling the World it was crooked”. When I spotted this quote for the first time, I thought about Jo Jo, the leading singer from Jo Jo and the Teeth, because she honestly believes in empowering other women and has the greatest inspiration, her mum, to show her how to be tough and fight for her own space on this planet. There won’t be wishing others bad, no backstabbing. She supports other female artists in the music business and knows how ”doing things together to benefit all” rule works. It all sounds very cheesy, but it’s the honest true.  (more…)

Thank you for your support in 2019!

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In 2019 I met, supported, photographed and connected with many local women and I believe it’s just the beginning. 2020 will be busier and there will be few changes coming. Women of Newport started as an exhibition, but it is something more now. If not your support, I would never get so far, thank you very much for that! (more…)

Newport Rising Festival – small town, big legacy

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The 2nd of November was a special day in Newport – the main event of the Newport Rising Festival happened, which was the march with torches from the Belle Vue Park to the Westgate Hotel, and the celebrations after with amazing local music bands. Newport Rising team nailed it like last year and honestly can’t wait for the next year. (more…)

A night with Help the Homeless Newport and Cardiff

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At Saturday the 12th of October I joined local volunteers helping homeless and vulnerable in our community –  Help the Homeless group lead by already well known in Newport Tariq Khan (local hero and spine of the community, like many say) and Debbie Witts, leader of Cardiff group (Help the Homeless Cardiff). These two groups decided to collaborate and support each other, because together we can do more, right? (more…)

Lily Rose Bolwell – woman to inspire

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This year is extremely important for me as a creator of Women of Newport. Few months past since the exhibition day at the Escape Rooms and I still meet new women and make new connections. There is this special young woman I would like to introduce to You. She is 19 years old, with big baggage of experience and (more…)