Heroine City is bringing heritage to life! Creating public history in a digital world, building a community, podcast and ‘choose-you-own-narrative’ documentary-game to champion women in history. Scholarly research underpins the narratives we highlight, using modern mediums to tell inclusive stories that demand to be told, and putting women back into the history books in the most exciting way!

And we need YOU to help create those bricks, shape the world we see and build Heroine City around us.

Are you a heritage site or organisation that would like to create an episode of Heroine City with us? Please, get in touch.

Are you an historian with an exciting project that you would like to tell the world about? Please, drop us a line.

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Heroine City is bringing heritage to life! Creating public history in a digital world, building a community, podcast and ‘choose-you-own-narrative’ documentary-game to champion women in history. Scholarly research underpins the narratives we highlight, using modern mediums to tell inclusive stories that demand to be told, and putting women back into the history books in the most exciting way!

Are you a heritage site or organisation that would like to create an episode of Heroine City with us? Please, get in touch.

Are you an historian with an exciting project that you would like to tell the world about? Please, drop us a line.

Are you a history fan or someone who wants to learn about fascinating women in history? Sign up for our newsletter below and follow us here.

Meet the team

Lynsey Shaw CEO / Founder

From chart-topping bands to UK Arenas, Radio One Roadshows, TV shows and Hyde Park. Lynsey Shaw has performed in many guises. Moving to Los Angeles in 2010 her first US gig was singing the British National Anthem at the Honda Stadium to a 17,000-person crowd and millions on HBO. While in LA, Lynsey produced UK docu-reality show, Nadia Goes to Hollywood (TV3, 2014), and The Courier (2014), a short written and directed by J. Mackye Gruber (The Butterfly Effect).

Now back in the UK, Lynsey completed a stint at RADA, established Impossible Things Entertainment and gained an honours film degree. In 2020, her micro-short, Charlie’s 2020 Vision won ‘Best Student Short’ at the Berlin Short Film Festival, and she became a semi-finalist in the London Mayor’s Entrepreneurial Scheme. During the pandemic she created Once Upon a Crime, an immersive, digital whodunnit that featured in the 2021 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Lynsey was a semi-finalist pitching Heroine City at Wembley for the 2021 Santander Entrepreneur Awards and recently won the AccelerateHER 2022 Barclays Eagle Labs Award for Disruptive Innovation.

laura sterian – Business Development

Laura is currently studying Psychology and Cognitive Science. Originally from Bucharest, Romania, she has worked for over sixteen years in the performing arts and film industry before moving to London. Her educational background is in arts management and cultural policy. Her portfolio extends from drama theatre, to opera, ballet and musical theatre productions, festivals and theatre training. She has been involved in tens of productions and events, of various scales and she is passionate about audience research, developing creative and immersive content and storytelling.

Laura loves the stage, film-making, dancing and exploring every inch of London. At Heroine City she looks out for business development opportunities and audience outreach. She strongly believes in Heroine City’s mission to bring extraordinary women to the forefront of culture and history. For Laura, being part of Heroine City is eye-opening, inspiring and empowering.