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TEDxBradford 2012: The Space Between

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The Space Between

TEDxBradfordWomen: The Space Between coincides with TEDxWomen 2012, turning the spotlight on women like Cortney Fletcher who challenge and redefine the traditional rules and roles ascribed to women and men, girls and boys.

Just occasionally there is a seismic shift in the way women are perceived and represented in the world. This year we experienced Julia Gillard standing up for women in Australian politics and as a result Macquarie Dictionary redefined what it is to be a misogynist! But most of the time it is small everyday happenings that shift perceptions and redefine roles in all our lives.

To celebrate those working to challenge our ideas and rebuff the stereotypes we have brought together a group of engaging, fun and inspiring speakers to talk about issues ranging from mental health and gaming, to publishing and to feminism in the Middle East. Speakers

  • Kaye EllingNo Girls Allowed: Censorship & Bullying in Games
  • Emma Bearman, Playfulness & Subversion for Serious Change
  • Debs Gatenby, Hi Anxiety: Me My Mum Our Mental Health
  • Mary ClearWise Women Working for a Kinder World
  • Khadija Ibrahim, Leeds Young Authors

Our programme be followed by a live simulcast of TEDxWomen, directly from the Paley Centre in Washington DC which has previously included talks from Hillary Clinton and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg.


  • 9:30 am – Registration & Coffee
  • 10:00 am – Session 1 (Kaye Elling, Emma Bearman)
  • 11:00 am – Session 2 (Debs Gatenby, Mary Clear, Khadija Ibrahim)
  • 12:15 pm – Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – Simulcast 1: Fact & Faith  (9 speakers)
  • 3:45 pm – Simulcast 2: IQ & EQ (8 speakers)
  • 5:15 pm – Close

TEDxBradfordWomen is hosted by Impressions Gallery, Photography that gets people looking, thinking and talking.

Speakers of TEDxBradford 2012: The Space Between