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Theme: The Space Between

This event occurred on
December 1, 2012
1:00pm - 6:40pm ACDT
(UTC +10.5hrs)
Adelaide, South Australia

TEDxAdelaide Team brought to you the first TEDxAdelaideWomen event hosted at UniSA's City West Campus.

Adelaide’s own TEDxAdelaideWomen aimed to highlight great achievements of women in SA. We invited a mix of men and women to encourage discussion and sharing.

Our inspiring speakers took you on a journey to the Space Between.

The program for the day:

Session One: Poverty and Plenty hosted by Pat Mitchell
The space between having a little and having a lot

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Journalist, Author
Malehlohonolo Moleko, Entrepreneur
Musimbi Kanyoro, Advocate, Scholar
Jacki Zehner, Investor, Philanthropist
Emily Peal, Microfinance Leader
Maya Azucena, Singer-Songwriter

Session Two: Yesterdays and Tomorrows hosted by Kate Pardey and Liam Darmody

The sorrows of yesterday are forgotten in the hope of a better tomorrow.

Jenni Caruso, will shed some light on the Stolen Generations
Carla Daunton, Three Minute Thesis Presentation on chronic wounds
Monika Gajic, Lawyer

Session Three: Rising hosted by Kate Pardey and Liam Darmody
Success is defined as happiness and fulfilling your potential.

Niki Vincent, CEO of the Leaders Institute SA
Vanessa Picker, Young South Australian of the Year, Entrepreneur
Cherie Hausler, Founder of Scullery Made Tea

Session Four: The Space Between hosted by Kate Pardey and Liam Darmody
Most of our lives take place in the space between.

Grace Bellavue, Adelaide Escort
Georgia Heath, will tell us Why Barbie is a Feminist?
Rosie Jones, will share her personal story of becoming a woman

During breaks we amazed and entertained our audience by magicians, market holders and let them enjoy delicious street food.

The Allan Scott Auditorium
Hawke Building, City West Campus
50 North Terrace
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
Event type:
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Organizing team


Adelaide Sa, Australia
  • Alison Kershaw
    Stage Management
  • Glen Hutson
    AV and tech
  • Jan Kershaw
    Editor and Volunteer on the day
  • Kate Hanlon
    Social Media and Volunteer on the day
  • Emma Mellett
    PR, Writing and Afterparty
  • Jamie-lee Caruso
    Project Management and Volunteer on the day
  • Kristin Alford
    Project Management and Volunteer on the day
  • Susan Rooney-Harding
    Social Media - Instagram
  • Vishal Jodhani
    Break Activites and Networking
  • John Baxter
    Volunteer in the day
  • Brodie Paparella
    PR and social media on the day
  • Noriko Wynn
    Social Media on the day
  • Grant Nowell
  • Tanya Jane Brain
  • Sebastian Petrovski
  • Pat Caruso
  • Peter Lugg
    Website development
  • Bryan Harrell
  • Kate Pardey
  • Liam Darmody