Welcome to TEDxParramatta.
Celebrating the beauty and diversity of Parramatta and its contributions to Western Sydney.
The talks from our 2018 speakers were diverse in nature and delivery.
Prof James Arvanitakis
James is a former banker turned social justice advocate and cultural researcher. He’s been published in over 100 academic and non-academic texts and is recognised for his innovative teaching style.
Victor Anthony Lopez-Carmen
Visiting Native American Fulbright Scholar, Victor brings with him a strong commitment to sharing the experiences of First Nations youth. From placements in Jordan to speaking at United Nations he questions what it means to be a custodian of culture.
Sara is a Punchbowl born and bred poet, lawyer and co-founder of Bankstown Poetry Slam, Australia’s largest regular poetry slam in the heart of Bankstown.
Greg is an educational leader with heart; passionate about enabling students to discover their strengths and find their purpose in this changing world.
Jane Stratton is the founder and director of the Think+DO Tank Foundation. She is expert in dreaming up beautifully big ideas with communities in South Western Sydney – and bringing them into the world, together.
Like every other millennial, Queenie just wants housing to be accessible. Until then, she’s on a mission to stop young people being forced to live in nursing homes.
Susan is not your typical accountant. She uses personal development principles and coaching techniques to help people change their money story to transform and control their finances.
Jessie is a director of The GroundSwell Project, a group dedicated to creating a death literate society, where communities have the practical know-how needed to respond to dying, death and grief.
2019 Speaker Nominations
Shaping Tomorrow Together.
Do you or someone you know have an idea worth sharing? Nominate for TEDxParramatta 2019.