Tue, 28 Aug|
The University of Sydney
Warm up in Winter
What better way to spend a cold winter weeknight indoors with a bunch of like-minded, passionate individuals. Our speaker, Pearl Tan, will be talking about DIVERSITY – a very topical discussion and one that holds close to many individuals' hearts.
Time & Location
28 Aug 2018, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The University of Sydney, 17, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
About The Event
What better way to spend a cold winter weeknight indoors with a bunch of like-minded, passionate individuals.
Following the success of our last event and hearing Elena's entrepreneurial journey, we've decided to bring on another unique speaker for our upcoming event.
Our speaker, Pearl Tan will be talking about DIVERSITY – a very topical discussion and one that holds close to many individuals' hearts.
Pearl is the founder and director of Pearly Productions, creating independent films with a focus on diversity. She was named one of the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence in 2016 and delivered a TEDx talk on reimagining diversity in 2017. She is the creator behind the award-winning YouTube series ‘Minority Box’, and directed the feature film ‘The Casting Game’ in 2017. In 2014, Pearl co-founded the Equity Diversity Committee and held the position of Co-Chair for two years. She sits on board for the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) and on the National Performers Committee for Actors Equity. She graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) Acting course in 2005 and also holds a Communications degree majoring in Media Studies from Edith Cowan University. In 2009, she received a Mike Walsh Fellowship to attend the New York Film Academy. In 2016, she completed a Master of Commerce on a Business Leader Postgraduate Scholarship at the University of Sydney. She is currently the Senior Lecturer in Directing at the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), where she sits on the AFTRS Council, and she moonlights as a presenter for ABC Radio.