Sally A. Bain



Sally uses words, sometimes combining graphics, to create edgy, inspiring and empowering content. Fashion, Gender, Art…all things cultural.

After enjoying twenty years in fashion marketing and production for leading Australian brands – from Myer to Rip Curl to Roger David – her focus shifted to communications. A lover of Australian ideas, she was thrilled to join the TEDxSydney team in 2016.



Thought Starter: Can Blockchain Secure More Democratic Elections?

What exactly is blockchain? Well, it had to be the first question for Jamie Skella, regardless of it laying bare my tech ignorance. The co-founder...


Thought Starter: Can Kindness be Manufactured? Kath Koschel thinks so

TEDxSydney writer, Sally Bain, presents you with a new idea from thought leaders in our community every fortnight. Here she explores the concept of manufacturing kindness with Kath Koschel....


TEDxSydney 2017 Speakers – Sarah Houbolt

The freak show was a staple of 19th-century entertainment, with the sideshow performer marketed as a kind of ‘subhuman’ thrill. Audience empathy replaced cruelty when science finally caught up,...

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