Speaker / Host
Deborah Frances-White is a comedian, writer and host best known as the creator and host of The Guilty Feminist podcast which has over 100 million downloads becoming something of a cultural phenomenon. As well as being a hugely popular stand-up comedian and awards host, Deborah is a passionate keynote speaker on topics such as Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ+ issues and humanitarian issues.
About Deborah Frances-White
Described by Emma Thompson as “Essential for the planet” and “Hilarious, irreverent, eternally surprising, classy as hell, genius” by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Deborah Frances-White has toured around the world with The Guilty Feminist. This includes sell out performances at The Royal Albert Hall, The Sydney Opera House, The Wellington Arena & The London Palladium.
Deborah’s live stand-up storytelling comedy shows have been featured as specials for the BBC on Radio 4 as part of her Writers Guild Award-Winning Series DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE ROLLS THE DICE and her follow up series DEBORAH FRANCES-WHITE introduces.
Her book THE GUILTY FEMINIST is a Sunday Times Bestseller and Virago at Hachette has commissioned her new book – SIX CONVERSATIONS WE’RE SCARED TO HAVE.
Deborah’s television credits include Q.I, Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week, Would I Lie to You? and Question Time. Her op-ed pieces, columns and interviews have appeared in The Guardian, The Telegraph and The New York Times.
In demand as a keynote speaker and host, Deborah regularly delivers seminars on diversity and inclusion and hosts high-profile events such as Stylist Magazines Remarkable Women Awards and LinkedIn’s Global Conference TalentConnect. Able to speak across a broad array of topics, she also contributes regularly to panel discussions.
Passionate about humanitarian issues, Deborah’s de facto brother (and now housemate), Steve Ali, came to the UK as a Syrian refugee. Having had no home for five years, Deborah allowed Steve to stay in her spare room. The rest, as they say, is history. Additionally, Deborah also works closely with Choose Love raising funds and awareness and is an official Amnesty International UK Ambassador.
- Diversity and Inclusion
- LGBTQ+ issues
- Women’s issues
- Humanitarian issues