Karrie Fransman creates comic strips for The Guardian, Telegraph and The Times. Her graphic novel The House That Groaned was chosen as graphic novel of the month by The Observer and her moving life story of Iranian immigrant Ebrahim has received critical acclaim.
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. TEDxYouth@Manchester is proud to present its 6th TEDxYouth conference on Wednesday 5th November 2014. Our event is presented to 450 post 16 students from The Fallibroome Academy in Macclesfield, UK and to over 150 invited students from local schools. We live stream our conference around the world and our theme is ‘Reset’ and the exciting programme includes brilliant speakers, and stunning student performances.
THE NEW MS MARVEL Myths, misfits & masks Sana Amanat has been in the publishing industry for the past nine years. Currently, she is an Editor at Marvel Entertainment, developing and managing creative content for the company’s various publishing lines. Her notable credits include the critically-acclaimed Ultimate Comics Spider-Man a.k.a. Miles Morales, the first African-American […]
THE AMAZING DAD AND HIS 2 DAUGHTERS Fight Bias Against Superhero Women John Marcotte, founder of Heroic Girls, challenges the audience to look beyond what is labeled as “girly” or “feminine” to explore how such labels limit the potential of future generations. John Marcotte is the founder and writer of Heroic Girls, a comic book […]
If we want to change the world, we have to change the way we teach children about the world and their places in it. In a 100% media saturated society, that means changing the media our children consume, and the ways in which they interact with media. We need more female superhero toys, and we […]
In this captivating talk, author G Willow Wilson uses the challenges that face her award-winning new superhero, Ms Marvel, as a parallel for the challenges of a misunderstood generation – the millennials. G. Willow Wilson is an award-winning book and graphic-novel author, best known as one of the women leading the renaissance in female comic […]
Karrie Fransman creates comic strips for The Guardian, Telegraph and The Times. Her graphic novel The House That Groaned was chosen as graphic novel of the month by The Observer and her moving life story of Iranian immigrant Ebrahim has received critical acclaim. This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of […]