I'm passionate about living sustainably, social entrepreneurs, art/design/music, travel, learning and the sharing of knowledge.
Trevor Almeida is a Digital Producer at Geonewmedia who aims is to bring EXPERTS to AUDIENCES through online video.
With a background in law, theatre and film production, Soolin brings energy and passion to her role - combined with a love of learning and new ideas.
I am a Melbourne Uni graduate with a keen interest in communications, writing and marketing. I'm very excited to be a part of TEDxStKilda. A long-time fan of TED talks, my favourites tend to focus on technological innovation and social change.
A professional lighting technician with a passion for activism and the community. Managing the social media for TEDxStKilda, his role includes posting videos, tweeting, and sitting around on Facebook waiting for that next ‘like’…
John is a freelance photographer, a spoken word poet and Melbourne's current 2015 Poetry Slam Champion. He has mentored and run workshops for creative people in the fields of live performance and the visual arts; and is currently writing his first book.
I work with Landscape and Permaculture Design, Eco-Art Therapy and Applied Eco-psychology to create a sustainable future through healing, education, art and natural designs.
I am a freelance screenwriter and filmmaker with an extensive background in law, policy and communications. I am a strong, dedicated and authentic creative thinker.
Kate Follington was a story producer for ABC radio and CBC radio for eight years. During that time she worked with hundreds of guests and presenters to craft powerful storytelling. More recently she has worked with cultural institutions in Canada and Australia. She is currently managing the communications and online engagement team at Public Record Office Victoria.
Kristin is an insatiably curious User Experience (UX) Designer from NYC, who loves listening to stories and eating copious amounts of sushi.
Stefan is passionate about learning. As a Learning and Development specialist he shapes and designs learning experiences in corporate environments. He makes specialist expertise accessible to others.
Stefan holds a PhD in Business Education and is proud to be a St Kilda local.
Both personally and professionally I have a passion for people; I love hearing their stories and travelling to learn more about different cultures. In my professional life I am fortunate enough to work across Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Brazil providing support in organisational design, talent management and leadership coaching.
Soumya is passionate about people and community. Most of her days are spent creating digital strategies for businesses as the Founder of Connect Labs - an inbound marketing agency based in St Kilda.
An innovator possessing strong experiences in commercial, finance, project management and energy infrastructure. Also has MBA and CA qualifications.
This role has enabled me to bring to the table my passion for performing arts, experience as an educator and study of arts management. I enjoy being a part of projects that facilitate rich, meaningful and accessible arts experiences for communities.
Brad Every is the director of Audio Chemistry based in St Kilda. He has worked on many films that have been shown at Melbourne Underground Film Festival, Philip K. Dick Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival. Brad rejoins us this year at TEDxStKilda 2016.