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Activism Needs Introverts | Sarah Corbett | TEDxYouth@Bath

Deen Doughouz
Published on 04 Oct 2017 / In Non-profits & Activism

Introverts could be the key to making a difference to our lives. If you think you lack the confidence to get out into the world and make an impact, watch this video.

Sarah talks about how the qualities of introverts create more effective activism, and gives some examples of the best way introverts can contribute.

Sarah Corbett grew up in an activist family and has worked as a professional campaigner for 6 years most recently with Oxfam. She started doing craftivism (craft + activism) in 2008 as a reaction to traditional aggressive or quick forms of activism. Due to demand Sarah set up the global Craftivist Collective in 2009 which now has thousands of supporters across the world taking part in her craftivism projects. This hobby has turned her into one of the leading spokespeople in the craftivism movement and regularly gives talks & lectures around the world. Sarah works with art institutions such as V&A, Southbank & National Portrait Gallery as well as charities such as Save the Children & Unicef and has also collaborated with cult jewellers Tatty Devine & Secret Cinema amongst others. Sarah also sells products, delivers workshops & exhibits her own craftivism work around the world. Her book “A Little Book

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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