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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

Mind - Extroversion (E) or Introversion (I)

Would you prefer spending your weekend catching up on TV shows (I) or seeing some friends (E)?

Energy - Sensing (S) or Intuition (N)

When watching a movie, do you focus on the film (S) or come up with your own theories (N)?

Nature - Thinking (T) or Feeling (F)

When making a decision, do you take it at face value (T) or go with your gut feeling (F)?

Tactics - Judging (J) or Perceiving (P)

During a night out, do you have a concrete plan (J) or improvise as you go (P)?


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


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


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.


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)


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)


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)


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


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


You tend to be reserved, orderly, and practical, preferring to be alone or in small groups of close friends. Bunker up and treat your hard-working self to two brilliant films in a day at All About Women in Film.

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.


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


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


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

Gwyneth Paltrow seated

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


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


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)


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)


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

Gwyneth Paltrow seated

"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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