In addition to our fabulous speakers here is an intro to the amazing special programs scheduled for November 30
(tickets available here on Pelago events page ):
Showing up in Music
Songs of empowerment, chasing your dreams and women taking charge – a performance by AWEN
AWEN is a French-Senegalese singer and song-writer, currently based between Hong Kong and Paris. Ex-lawyer, AWEN is the founder of the event company, Rage by AWEN, her portfolio counts prestigious clients such as LACMA, the W hotel and Dining Concept. In addition to performing in various venues in town, she is also behind some of Hong Kong’s most exclusive and popular DJ/vocalist collaborations and feels passionately about breaking down the walls between electronic and acoustic music.
In Conversation – Showing up for Identity
TEDxTinHauWomen talks with Small Luk, exploring ideas on identity, the rights of children and the importance of self-expression, and support needed from government, society, parents and the medical community to protect the health and lives of Intersex people.
Small Luk is Intersex, born as gender ambiguous and unwillingly gender assigned. Small founded the support group “Beyond the boundary-knowing and concerns Intersex” in 2010, and came out publicly in 2015. She is an advocate locally and globally for the rights of Intersex and gender identity.
To buy tickets for 30 November, click here: Pelago events
Edited by: Carita on behalf of TEDxTinHauWomen