Taryn Brumfitt (Author, Reader)
Taryn Brumfitt is an internationally recognised keynote speaker and the fiercely passionate thought leader behind the Body Image Movement.
Best-selling author and director of the inspiring social-change documentary, Embrace, Taryn's global crusade to end the body dissatisfaction epidemic has seen her recognised by the United Nations Women, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls and the Geena Davis Institute.
Taryn's determination to shift the way the world thinks about themselves and their bodies has the support of many high profile personalities including Olivia Newton-John, Rosie O'Donnell, and Ashton Kutcher, who famously praised her activism as being 'good for the world'.
Whether it's becoming General Electrics' highest rated speaker, or having her talk at Google HQ in Silicon Valley live streamed to every Google office in the world, Taryn remains humble, proud, and eager to make the biggest impact the world has ever seen on body image and self-love.
Named alongside Beyonc� and Emma Watson in Germany's Brigitte magazine's 'Woman of The Year', Taryn's positively infectious voice and powerful message has reached over 200 million people, via the likes of the L.A Times, Washington Post, The Doctors, Good Morning America, The Project, Australian Story, The Today Show and Sunrise.
Taryn was a finalist in the 2019 'Australian of the Year' and 2018 'The Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence' awards, and was crowned the 2018 SA winner for 'Excellence in Women's Leadership' and Winner of EY Entrepreneur of the Year - SA.
Taryn lives in Adelaide but spends most of her time at 35,000 feet. She is a two-time marathon runner, lover of life and people, Mum to three children and proud Foundation board member for the Hutt Street Centre.
Imagine a world where children don't feel held back by their bodies. Where we judge each other by who we are being and what we are doing rather than what we look like. Where women don't feel like they have to get smaller, and men don't believe they have t...[SEE MORE]