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Girls can change the world! Vote Áine Tyrell for Falls

Falls Foster A Band

With just a few weeks to vote in the Falls Foster A Band, if you haven’t done already you still have time to vote for the artist The Echo has selected to champion: Áine Tyrell. We’ve covered what an awesome musician she is, and how she came to Mullum; this week we check in on her feminist politics and her mission to be one of the Girls who Change the World…

When the matriarchy begins everyone will…

It has already begun. According to my beautiful friend Uncle Magpie, we are in a time of change from Grandfather to Grandmother time. A gentle handover, and evidence is already around that the time to feel women’s wisdom has arrived.

Men have tried to control women because…

There is nothing more powerful than a mob of women full of integrity and passionately united.

What women underestimate about themselves is…

That we are enough. That we are leaders. We always have been. Our wisdom and ways are not the ways of men who lead out front charging on. Women lead from within and we have what it takes to heal our world and look to all our futures.

My dream is that one day young girls will…

See themselves represented in every role, on every stage, on every screen, and in every seat.

When I was a little girl I thought…

I could be the change I want to see in this world. I am still trying.

My Mama told me…

‘but still like dust, I’ll rise’. Maya Angelou may have told her, but my mother passed those strong words on to me and I will pass it onto my daughters.

For me being part of the sisterhood…

is women raising women up. Empowering, supporting, and cheering each other on. When we support one woman to shine bright we all shine brighter.

Voting is still open at https://fallsfestival.com/byron-bay/goings-on/foster-a-band/ and will close on Friday 23 November. Vote now! If you have already, get your friends to vote!

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