Director and Curator
Maryam is the Director and Curator of TEDxLondon and TEDxLondonWomen, the co-host of TEDxLondon’s Climate Curious podcast and has been organising TEDx events for 10 years. Maryam coaches all the speakers at TEDxLondon’s event and the talks she has worked on have influenced UK government policy, been distributed by TED to over 15 million viewers, and most importantly helped people use their voice to make change. In 2015 she started to support individuals and teams to bring life to their ideas through storytelling and speaker coaching. She has worked with over 1000 speakers and over 500 startups; recently her work has focused on supporting scientists, philanthropists and organisations working to combat climate change. Maryam has 10 years of experience in the human rights and charity sector and a background in psychology. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford where she focuses on impact storytelling.