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Theme: Dream Big, Fly High

This event occurred on
November 5, 2022
1:00am - 2:00am +08
(UTC +8hrs)
Singapore, Central Singapore

TEDxNovenaWomen will focus on particular speakers who has been inspiring change and accomplishing milestones to an extent not many has achieved. These speakers dare to dream and live with passion to alleviate issues ranging from climate change to gender inequality.

Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
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Ashley Graham

American Plus-Sized Model
Ashley Graham Ervin (born October 30, 1987) is an American plus-sized model and television presenter. After a lifetime of modeling, Graham had her debut on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2016. A year later, she published her first book, A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like, which contributes to her advocacy in the body positivity and inclusion movement.

Emily Nagoski

Expert and Educator On Women's Sexual Wellbeing
Emily Nagoski is the award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller, Come As You Are: the surprising new science that will transform your sex life and The Come As You Are Workbook, and co-author, with her sister Amelia, of Burnout: the secret to unlocking the stress cycle. She studied psychology with minors in cognitive science and philosophy. She went on to earn a M.S. in Counseling and a Ph.D. in Health Behavior, both from Indiana University. Now she combines sex education and stress education to teach women to live with confidence and joy inside their bodies.

Greta Thunberg

Environmental Activist
Greta Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist who is known for challenging world leaders to take immediate action for climate change mitigation. Thunberg initially gained notice for her youth and her straightforward speaking manner. Soon, Greta and other students organized a school climate strike movement under the name Fridays for Future. After Thunberg addressed the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference, student strikes took place every week. In 2019, Thunberg attended the 2019 UN Climate Action Summit. Her speech there, in which she exclaimed "How dare you?", was widely taken up by the press. Her sudden rise to world fame made her a leader in the activist community. She received numerous awards, including an inclusion in the 2019 Forbes list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women, and nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Naomi McDougall Jones

Actress, Writer, and Producer
Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning storyteller, changemaker, and certified death doula. Naomi wrote, produced, and starred in the 2014 indie feature film, Imagine I'm Beautiful, which took home 12 awards on the film festival circuit including 4 Best Pictures. Naomi’s second feature film, Bite Me, is a subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her. Naomi's first book, The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood, debuted as the #1 New Release on Amazon in the Entertainment Industry.

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