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Theme: Becoming You

This event occurred on
November 29, 2016
1:30pm - 5:00pm GMT
(UTC +0hrs)
Cork, Cork

Becoming You by TEDxCorkSalon is a place for young women to have a conversation to explore the path of becoming themselves focusing on authentic self and body image.

We will have live speakers, a short Q&A session with the speakers led by young women and interactive workshops relevant to the theme.1:30pm @ Sample-Studios

The salon will begin with a comforting mindfulness meditation by Aedamur Kelly.
Live Talk by Genevieve Watters titled 'Reflections of Ourselves'
Live Talk by Cork City Firebirds titled 'Rolling into Body Positivity'
Q&A session will be facilitated by Kelly Doherty !
You can choose to attend one of the following workshops :
1.Body Image Workshop titled 'Wear it' Well by Nora Furlong
2. Vision Board Workshop titled 'Imagine This' by Mac Woolley

Sample Studios
11 - 19 Sullivan's Quay
Cork, Cork, 123
Event type:
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Cork City Firebirds

Cork City Firebirds, a roller derby league based in Cork in Ireland. They were founded in 2011. Members of the team will speak about their experiences of dealing with body image issues. The talk is titled 'Rolling into Body Positivity'.

Genevieve Watters

Genevieve Watters is a practicing psychoanalyst and Director of The Lighthouse Therapy Centre on South Mall. Prior to studying psychoanalysis, Genevieve studied sociology, philosophy and gender studies.

Organizing team


Cork, Ireland