A Conversation on Breaking Barriers with TEDxTownsville

A Conversation on Breaking Barriers with TEDxTownsville

Our theme this year is Breaking Barrierswith TEDxTownsville 2016 being about overcoming obstacles and shining a light on what is holding our community back. To explore further, we spoke with Kylie Bartlett, Founder, Women of Achievement, Maddy Voinea, TV Producer, and Renee Turner, Co-curator, TEDxTownsville about what they think are the barriers facing Townsville, and how we can break them down.

Three things I learned from giving a talk at TEDxTownsville

Three things I learned from giving a talk at TEDxTownsville

Last year, I was selected to give a presentation called "What if kindness was cool?" at the inaugural TEDx event in Townsville.  It was a truly spectacular and mind-blowing extravaganza of all things awesome, and I was honored to play a small part of it.  Over the course of many months of preparation, a rollercoaster of emotion, and a variety of highs and lows, I learned a few things.  Participating in a TEDx talk was one of the best things I've ever done, and here are three things I took away from the experience: