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Theme: Empowerment

This event occurred on
December 1, 2012
9:15am - 8:30pm AEST
(UTC +10hrs)
South Brisbane, Queensland

TEDxWomen is a TEDx event organized by the Paley Center that focuses on women, and women's issues. (Visit TEDxWomen type events are TEDx events hosted around the live webcast of TEDxWomen, and also feature local speakers. Our event is called TEDxSouthBankWomen, and is one of the many TEDx events happening around the globe on December 1 that will expand on the ideas brought up at TEDWomen. Learn more about TEDxWomen here -

TEDxSouthBankWomen will welcome women (and a few men) speakers to the State Library of Queensland on December 1st who are striving to tackle humanity’s toughest questions with innovative enterprise and enduring optimism. TEDxSouthBankWomen seeks to inspire people to empower their lives, their futures and ultimately their world. The event will delve into the theme of Empowerment, featuring inspiring talks from some of Australia’s best-established and emerging thinkers. (Full speakers details The event is free but you must register and be selected to attend through the website.

The impressive speaker line-up includes a diverse range of company founders, corporate directors, activists, writers, artists and thinkers from the Brisbane community and beyond. Each session will push delegates to be moved, challenged and called to action to personally reflect on their own journeys and future. Respected writer, journalist and author, Anne Summers will challenge delegates to think deeply about the topical issue of misogyny in Australia and invite delegates to engage with passion their language and choices as women of the 21 Century.

State Library of Queensland - Auditorium 1
Stanley Place
South Brisbane, Queensland, 4101
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Organizing team


Brisbane, Australia


  • Kobie Olsen
    Support Lead
  • James Gill
    Websites & Systems Producer
  • Tahnee Lambrechtsen
    Creative Technologist
  • Shayne Herriott
    Engagement Director
  • Amber Wild
    Interior Designer
  • Emma Gibbs
    Social Media Coordinator