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Farrah Storr

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business

Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan

Farrah Storr is a keynote and inspirational speaker on leadership, motivation, diversity, media, press relation and women as leaders and is the award-winning editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan.

Since taking over the brand in 2015, she has led the magazine through a dramatic new look leading to the magazine becoming the best-selling young women’s title in the UK and increasing circulation by an unprecedented 59%.

Before this Farrah launched Women’s Health in the UK, where under her leadership it became the most successful women’s magazine launch of the decade, Farrah has held high profile positions at many of the UK’s and Australia’s glossy women’s magazines including features director at Marie Claire in Sydney and Glamour UK.

Farrah is one of the leading voices for millennial women overseeing the Cosmopolitan brand which reaches 10 million women across digital, social and print every month. In April 2018 she delivered a TEDx talk entitled The Discomfort Zone, a title shared with her first non-fiction book on fearlessness (The Discomfort Zone: How To Get What You Want by Living Fearlessly).

She is regularly featured as a commentator on TV, has been a mentor on Britain’s Next Top Model for the last three years and is on the media advisory board for All Bright, the female business network that provided funding for female founders in the UK. Farrah is also a judge for the prestigious George Orwell Foundation’s Orwell Prize for investigative journalism.

In 2017 Farrah was named as one of only 36 BAME leaders in the UK. Of the 1,049 most influential people in Britain, just 36 are from ethnic minorities – and Farrah is one of only seven women. In 2018, Farrah was named ‘Editor of the Year’ at the PPA Awards and The Magazine Editor’s Awards. She is included on The Drums Best 50 Female Speakers in the UK list.

SPEAKING TOPICS

Farrah Storr is recognised as a leading authority on print and digital publishing, fashion, branding, international and current affairs and lifestyle as an author and journalist. She is an excellent moderator, host, and presenter and speaks on leadership, motivation, diversity, media, press relations, Asia relations, woman’s rights, health, and travel.

Her speaking topics include –

• The Discomfort Zone,
• Why Men should be Included in the Gender Equality Debate
• Getting Cosmopolitan back to Number 1.
• Women’s Rights

Topics

Branding
Innovation
Leadership
Technology/Digital/Al
Wellbeing
Winning Mindset/performance
Women in Business

Testimonials

We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.