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18th March 2019 Jemma Green

Amelia Fairney
Penguin Random House UK and Penguin General

Amelia Fairney has worked in publishing and bookselling for twenty-five years including stints at Waterstones, WH Smiths, The Women’s Press and Little Brown.

She has been Penguin General’s Communications Director since 2011 and has worked on award-winning campaigns for Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin and Becoming by Michelle Obama amongst many others. She has long championed brand and organisational partnerships at Penguin Random House, and aims to put social purpose at the heart of her campaigns.

Amelia and Mariel Richards from gal-dem will be talking about their organisation’s partnership, that launched Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming at AMA conference 2019 — Rewire: Culture, Audiences and You during their session Becoming — a book launch, a pop-up shop and a new partnership.