Category: ALUMNI

Alumni Stories

TAMARA ARMSTRONG: Aspiring Archibald Prize Finalist

On our ‘Before I die…’ wall last year, Tamara Armstrong wrote simply, ‘Be an Archibald Prize finalist.
Members of the TEDxSouthBank community will know Tamara as a passionate TEDx advocate, a former set designer, a high school art teacher, and the subject of our 2013 Positive Disruption short film.

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LIBBY SCHURING: Becoming A Mentor for Women

“We’ve all had times when we’ve felt stuck in the status quo of life – career, relationships, parenthood,” says Libby Schuring.
After 14 years of teaching, she knew she wanted something new, a way to give back to young women. But she just wasn’t sure what that something might look like.

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JOSHUA KNIGHT: Inspiring a Love of Learning

Those who attended TEDxSouthBank 2016 might remember Joshua. He won the one-minute talk that year – a competition to pitch your idea worth spreading in 60 seconds or less.
“But even with more than 20 years experience as a professional speaker and facilitator, I knew I had a lot of preparation to do to pitch my idea in one minute that day!”

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