Tara Cooper

Speaker Curation and Communications Manager

Tara supports speakers through the TEDxLondon process, from facilitating logistics to helping develop their talks. She is also part of the communications team, helping to manage TEDxLondon’s social channels and creating and editing content. In her day job, Tara is an events and communications manager, producing and curating live, content-driven events from TED-style talks and interviews to intimate fireside chats and performances. Currently, Tara is working on a variety of projects with X Equals, the Cognitive Economics Society, and the Trouble Club. She specialises in bringing ideas to life onstage by finding diverse, new and underrepresented speakers. Tara started her career managing events at the Royal Over-Seas League and Shakespeare’s Globe. In her spare time, you’ll find Tara reading the latest feminist and queer voices or listening to yet another podcast.

Favourite TED Talk:

Brené Brown
The power of vulnerability