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All About Women talks for each Myers-Briggs personality type

Can't decide between AAW talks? We have a tried and tested solution

Christie Yip

Navigating festival line-ups can be overwhelming, especially when you have to pick between so many killer talks asking questions about gender, justice and equality.  

We have a method to matchmake you with your ideal talk. A favourite of offices, universities, and government agencies everywhere: the Myers-Briggs personality test.

Some swear by it, while others question the entire gamut of personality tests. But, more importantly – do you see yourself as more of a Whitney, or do you identify as a Madonna?

The types

INTJ

As a curious and imaginative person The Forgotten Women of Astronomy will exercise your need to find hidden meanings and future possibilities. Grab a telescope and get ready to unearth some female astronomers that history has omitted.

Well known INTJs: Jane Austen, Midori Ito, Jodie Foster

INTP

Fuel your logical mind and knowledge-seeking nature with Is Tech Gendered. Ask the hard question of why technology and sexism seem to go hand in hand.

Well known INTPs: Meryl Streep, Diane Nguyen (Bojack Horseman), Tina Fey
 

ENTJ

Known as the leader type why not take a walk down history and learn about Blak Matriarchies. These mothers, grandmothers and aunties have been the pillars of the community for centuries.

Well known ENTJs: Whoopi Goldberg, Cersei Lannister (Game of Thrones), Molly Weasley (Harry Potter)


She's beauty, she's grace, she's quick to see inefficiency and conceptualize new solutions. Molly Weasley - ENTJ.

ENTP

A free-spirited thinker that loves a challenge? Find out how these women escaped the patriarchy by building a feminist utopia at No Men, No Meat, No Machines.

Well known ENTPs: Celine Dion, Salma Hayek, R2-D2 (Star War)

INFJ

A rare gem, making up only two percent of the population, INFJs are typically seen as logical and quiet. Embrace your rarity and mystical spirit with Lindy West at The Witches are Coming.

Well known INFJs: Taylor Swift, Nicole Kidman, Pocahontas (Pocahontas)

INFP

On your voyage to seek your most authentic self why not reminisce about the past at the free digital event My Mother’s Kitchen. Listen to these hauntingly beautiful stories.

Well know INFPs: Princess Diana, Amy Tan, Daria (Daria)

ENFJ

One of the rarest personality types and often described as born leaders. Learn how to lead through textiles with The Thread of War.   

Well known ENFJs: Jennifer Lawrence, Oprah Winfrey, Lizzo

ENFP

As an enthusiastic and spontaneous individual, why not explore the ever-complicated topic of our relationship with alcohol at Sober Curious.

Well known ENFPs: Sailor Moon (Sailor Moon), Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston

ISTJ

Known to be logical and reliable, ISTJ make up over 12% of the population. Experience the brilliance of Jung Chang’s Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister.

Well known ISTJs: Queen Elizabeth II, Natalie Portman, Cho Chang (Harry Potter)


"I just took a DNA test, turns out I'm 100% that benevolent pedagogue of humanity."  Lizzo - ENFJ.

ISFJ

A personality type that respects tradition and the power of observation. Challenge the modern ideals of beauty with Rethinking Beauty.


Well known ISFJs: Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow, Mother Teresa

ESTJ

Factual and grounded in reality, listen to these words of wisdom from women spanning many generations at Generation Women.

Well known ESTJs: Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Emma Watson

ESFJ

Caring and always eager to help, take a moment to listen to an incredible story of strength and resilience at Know My Name.

Well known ESFJs: Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston


Pictured: an industrious, compassionate caretaker (whose idea of wellness is vaginal steaming). Gwyneth Paltrow - ISFJ.

ISTP

Follow your unique ability to make use of your environment by sitting down to appreciate the beauty in everyday objects at Looking Glass.

Well known ISTPs: Avril Lavigne, Buttercup (Powerpuff Girls), Chou Tzuyu

ISFP

Pursue your urges to learn and explore in a different way. African Head Wrapping welcomes boldness and colour. 

Well known ISFPs: Marilyn Monroe, Jessica Alba, Eliza Schuyler (Hamilton)

ESTP

As a confident, perceptive and energetic free spirit you'll gladly take the stage at Conversations with Feminists.

Well known ESTPs: Madonna, Angelina Jolie, Okoye (Black Panther)

ESFP

Activate your energetic and thrill-seeking senses with the newest piece by The Working Bitches, all while exploring the world of intersectional feminism.

Well known ESFPs: P!nk, Korra (Avatar: Legend of Korra), Nicki Minaj


"He was a boy.
She was a logical introvert with an understanding of mechanics and an interest in troubleshooting.
Could it be anymore obvious?"
Avril Lavigne - ISTP


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