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Saturday, February 17 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Celebrating the Heroines of Doctor Who

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At our 2017 event, we celebrated the women creators of Doctor Who, the women behind the camera whose achievements in production, directing and writing have helped shape the course of the series. This year, we’re going to focus on the women in front of the screen: the actresses over the past 50+ years who have brought to life so many important and enjoyable characters we have come to appreciate, to focus on their achievements and their work both within and outside Doctor Who and how they changed the series for the better.

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Jenny Colgan

Writer, Doctor Who

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Rachel Donner

Recurring panelist, This Week in Time Travel podcast. Contributor, Outside In Takes a Stab.
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Alyssa Franke

Blogger, Whovian Feminism
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Valerie Estelle Frankel

Author, Pop Culture Author
Valerie Estelle Frankel is the author of over 80 books on pop culture, including Harry Potter and Myth and How Game of Thrones Will End. Many of her books focus on women's roles in fiction, from her heroine's journey guides From Girl to Goddess and Buffy and the Heroine's Journey... Read More →
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Heather Berberet, Psy,D.

Psychologist, Doctor Who: On The Couch
I'm a relative late comer to Doctor Who, but am a die-hard fan. I love talking about this show from a psychological perspective and a creative one. Professionally, I help adults, couples, and adolescents heal from trauma.
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Deborah Stanish

Author/Editor/Podcaster, Verity! Podcast
DEBORAH STANISH is the co-editor of the Hugo nominated Chicks Unravel Time: Women Journey Through Every Season of Doctor Who.  Deborah is the moderator of the Hugo nominated Verity! Podcast, where six women, from around the globe, debate and discuss Doctor Who.

Saturday February 17, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm PST
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