The PONToon Virtual Symposium: Digital Innovation and Female Empowerment took place in December 2020. It featured talks and practical workshops led by industry experts, entrepreneurs and academics.
is a political activist and Portsmouth City Councillor.
She discussed how the forms of technology PONToon has pioneered can aid female empowerment and activism.
Women have been training themselves into a digital future just by using their phones.
is an illustrator, animator and educator, currently a senior lecturer in Illustration at the University of
Portsmouth. In this workshop he spoke about art and creativity during lockdown. Louis discussed reportage drawing as a means of telling important stories.
A question to ask yourself when portraying other people’s lives and stories: If this was your story, would you want it to be depicted that way?
examines writing, creativity and performance in virtual and real spaces. She draws on her own extensive life experience and professional achievements as a writer and educator.
I encourage you to reinvent yourself... To not be focused on one goal, but to be open to the potential of many, and to shift focus when things become stale, or doors do not open.
Sylvia Denhamexplores various tools and techniques that can be
used to set up and run an online business.