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Katie Brown: Elegant Social Design

This year, TEDWomen has been guest curated and co-produced with Katie Brown.

Katie is active in social change in mental health, the arts and digital technology.  Katie is passionate about creativity and its place in organisational development. She works extensively with communities to implement the changes they most want to see.

Katie Brown

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Dr. Jayne Rodgers: Digital Activism – Dial Up, Armchairs and Apps

It’s hard to remember it now but once upon a time there was no such thing as the Internet. In 1995 Jayne Rodgers decided to research this thing that barely existed, hypothesizing that it had the potential to change the world – or at least political activism – for the better. This presentation takes a journey through time, from the dark days of dial up through armchair activism to the Prime Minister on Twitter world we now inhabit. Was she right? Did the Internet change the world for the better? Sit back and enjoy the presentation then let’s have a heated debate…

Jayne Rodgers

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Rose George: Let’s Talk Crap

Rose will talk about the unspeakability of sanitation, toilets and shit, and how the social prudishness around our most inescapable bodily function causes huge damage to the economy, development and particularly the prospects of women. She’ll look at sanitation issues in the developing world but also here, where 50% of public toilets been closed down, leaving many elderly trapped at home for fear of not finding a safe clean toilet.

After all, everybody poops.

Rose George

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Servane Mouazan: About Love & Tantrum Physics

Love & Tantrum Physics

Servane Mouazan will uncover the truth behind the women-led social entrepreneurship revolution. Through a high octane interactive group session, you’ll work out why you, yes YOU, are already perfect to start your own punk social revolution. And why you don’t need to change the whole world to qualify…

Servane Mouazan

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Bursaries for TEDxLeedsWomen 2013

We’re offering paid travel, free ticket entry (worth £15) and access to women who have successfully carved their own paths in social change, making a difference, their own community, over-coming obstacles, entrepreneurialism and leadership.

As part of the event you will receive a group coaching session on boosting your belief in your own abilities and what you need to know to get the resources to ‘make things happen.’ Continue reading »

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