3rd February 2023 by

Healys LLP are proud to join forces with a range of Sussex based businesses to celebrate and host Brighton’s leading International Women’s Day event, ‘Making Herstory II’.

The event initially launched in 2020 just days before the public went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. ‘Making Herstory’ saw 150 women in business come together at Brighton Palace Pier to network and celebrate in style, while promoting the importance of equality and diversity.  Highlights from the previous event, were captured by local news and TV broadcaster, Latest TV:

This year’s conference takes place on Wednesday 8 March 2023 at the Ironworks Studios in Brighton. The Ironworks is the head office of Brighton Pride and hosts a range of comedy, corporate and community events, which share a common goal of supporting inclusion and diversity in the city.

Making Herstory II consists of networking, an empowering workshop led by award winning comedians Funny Women, a panel discussion moderated and covered by local broadcaster Latest TV featuring some of Sussex’s leading business women, and a comedy hour hosted by leading comedian and TV personality, Zoe Lyons. . Zoe will be joined by comedians Bronwyn Sweeney, Elaine Fellows, and Yuriko Kotani, who will also be sharing some ‘herlarious’ content during the evening.

The topic of this year’s event is ‘Ownership of Identity’ and the powerful and diverse panel will discuss their experiences along with the importance of owning one’s identity in the workplace.

Joining this year’s panel will be:

This unique event provides a great opportunity for individuals and businesses to network in a fun and informal environment, share experiences, knowledge and leave feeling confident and empowered.

The previous event attracted a range of local female leaders and influencers from industries including law, accounting, banking, property, retail, recruitment and more.

This is a not for profit event with all proceeds going directly to Rockinghorse Children’s Charity. The funds raised will support the wellbeing and quality of life for some of the most vulnerable children and young people in Sussex.

Donna Holland, CEO at the Rockinghorse Children’s Charity said:

“We are really proud to be involved with this brilliant event marking International Women’s Day. Brighton is a city renowned for its inclusivity and diversity – a city where different identities live, work and love.  Celebrating people’s ability to bring their whole selves to work and supporting those that can’t yet, is vital to the success of our city. The event is a chance to come together, learn from each other, hear from our incredible panel guest and enjoy an evening of comedy from the fabulous, Zoe Lyons.”

For more information and to purchase your ticket to this show stopping event, please visit:


This event is in partnership with Healys LLP, Creative Pod, Warren House Accountants, Myla Health, The Ironworks Studios, Devils Dyke Distillery, Phase Photography, SBT Magazine The Agora Clinic and Latest TV.