The Perfect Event Hosts for International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 2023 we’ll celebrate another International Women’s Day. If you’re keen to find the perfect event hosts for International Women’s Day at your conference or programme, we’ve selected our favourites. These speakers are all stand-out talents in their fields and bring unique perspectives to the conversation around women’s issues.

Swarzy Macaly – The former Kiss presenter, talented voice of BBC Sounds, 4Music host and founder of BLM events’ champion, Too Much Source; Swarzy was nominated on the BHM Next Gen Trailblazers list in 2020 and is the perfect host for discussions on diversity, inclusion, civil and women’s rights.

TV and Radio Presenter Swarzy Macaly



Susannah Streeter
– A bilingual broadcaster with presenting credits across BBC TV and radio plus a senior role at Hargreaves Lansdown providing analysis for both the media and investors; Susannah is making big waves in business and a visible champion for women in corporate Britain.

Maria Ramos – This popular TV presenter speaks 5 languages and hosts the flagship news programmes on TRT World, including The News Hour with Maria Ramos. Prior to this, Maria presented on CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg and more and she’s also a Moderator and Event host for blue-chip companies and public sector organisations.

In particular Maria has done a lot of work with UN Women and would be the perfect host for any global event marking International Women’s Day.

Maria Ramos, TV anchor, event moderator, keynote speaker
Maryam Moshiri presenter, event moderator, event host and MC

Maryam Moshiri – Maryam is a BBC World News and BBC News presenter who has reported from the front lines of major business events over the past two decades including the Great Recession and 9/11.

An experienced interviewer and Host, with experience of a wide range of business topics, Maryam is a compelling choice as a Moderator for International Women’s Day.



Bridgid Nzekwu
– As a former broadcast journalist and media trainer, Bridgid was the UK’s first mixed-race female newsreader and a popular choice for forward-thinking events and programmes.

Probably best known as a Channel 4 News presenter, Bridgid has first-hand experience with key women’s issues across economics and business.

Bridgid Nzekwu TV Presenter, Event Moderator, Event Host and MC
Julie MacDonald, TV presenter, keynote speaker, event moderator, event host and MC

Julie MacDonald – Scottish presenter and journalist, Julie is an experienced broadcaster with a track record covering Al Jazeera, ITV, BBC and Channel 5.

Julie brings a natural warmth and inspirational voice to any stage as she commentates on business, politics and working motherhood and is a very experienced Moderator and Event Host.

Andrea Byrne – A popular face on ITV news, Andrea presents BAFTA award-winning news programme ‘Wales at Six’ plus ‘Wales This Week’, ‘Crime Files’ and the ITV weekend news.

She’s concerned with women’s health issues and anchors a fertility podcast that shines a light on this often-ignored struggle.

Andrea Byrne TV presenter and awards host
Katie Prescott Presenter, event moderator and keynote speaker, event host and MC

Katie Prescott – Katie is an experienced BBC business presenter with a global reach on topics from retail to financial services for the ‘Today’ programme and ‘Wake Up To Money’.

She brings a strong profile within the UK business community and is an experienced interviewer and moderator for events covering Women in Business.

Want to source your ideal keynote speaker for International Women’s Day instead? We’ve made our picks of inspirational personalities on this post.

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