Diversity of ideas is more important now than ever. Session 2 of TEDWomen 2020 — hosted by poet Aja Monet, who gave a dazzling talk at TEDWomen 2018 — featured a dynamic range of talks and performances from some of the world’s most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators. Music: From the stoop of her brownstone, singer-songwriter Madison […]Continue reading
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Discovering a love of heights at an early age, Adie Delaney immersed herself in the circus arts. She directs a community circus program, teaches consent with a sexual harm prevention perspective and is a multidisciplinary artist. She's traveled the world as a circus artist since 2006 and has been based in Tasmania since 2015. There she founded the Circus Studio as a platform to engage and empower young people to initiate long-term, dramatic cultural changes and help others tap into their potential to achieve the seemingly impossible.
Delaney is a primary prevention educator at the Sexual Assault Support Service where she applies her creative process to the intersection of sociocultural issues. With this work, she inspires young people in schools and circus classes to reshape their understanding of consent and positive intimacy. She identifies as a "multipotentialite" and has not ruled out any possibilities of what she might do when she grows up.
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TEDWomen 2020 is nearly here! The day-long conference will take place on November 12 via TED’s new virtual conference platform. TEDWomen attendees will experience TED’s signature talks as well as an array of live, interactive sessions, community “idea dates,” small-group speaker Q&As and more. The talks featured in the program have been developed in collaboration […]Continue reading