Founder & Chief Executive,
Award winning producer and entrepreneur Lynne Parker created Funny Women in 2002, and her company is now recognised as the leading experts in female comedy helping women to perform, write and do business with humour. With the celebrated Funny Women Awards at the core of her business, Lynne runs events in London, Brighton, Manchester, Dublin and at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe. Alongside their comedy credentials, Funny Women runs bespoke corporate events and provides workplace training for some of the world’s leading companies and organisations including JLL, PwC, MasterCard, Investec, Lloyds of London, Aon, Virgin, Women in Rail, Dun & Bradstreet and Accenture. Lynne is a respected writer and facilitator and runs workshops about using humour in the workplace for boosting confidence and self-esteem, building teams and improving diversity. She regularly contributes to business and consumer publications including the Independent, Guardian and Huffington Post.