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CARLY FINDLAY

WRITER, SPEAKER AND APPEARANCE ACTIVIST

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. Her first book – a memoir called Say Hello – is out in January 2019. She writes on disability and appearance diversity issues for publications including The ABC, Daily Life and SBS. She was named as one of Australia’s most influential women in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. She has appeared on ABC’s You Can’t Ask That and Cyber Hate with Tara Moss, and has been a regular on various ABC radio programs. She organised history making Access to Fashion – a Melbourne Fashion Week event featuring disabled models. Carly identifies as a proud disabled woman – she lives with a rare severe skin condition – Ichthyosis.

CARLY FINDLAY

Writer, Speaker and Appearance Activist

YOU CAN’T ASK THAT – Live Session

Conference Halls 1 & 2, Level 2

Modelled on You Can’t Ask That, this session brings a group of diverse screen practitioners together to face some hard questions about their roles and representation in the industry. Australia’s screen landscape publicly supports inclusivity, but is it privately still struggling to resolve the tension between content creation for mainstream and niche audiences? To what […]

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