IMOGEN GODDARD interviews Laraib Azam Rajper, organiser of this year’s TEDxUCLWomen: ‘Disrupt’ conference, taking place on 1st December. The TEDxUCLWomen conference is fast approaching and it promises to be a fantastic day bringing inspirational women’s speeches and achievements to the forefront. It is one of hundreds of independent TED Women’s events which take place all over the world, consisting of talks, workshops and conferences providing platforms for those under-represented in the media. Founded at UCL five years ago by medical student Sujitha Selvarajah, the annual conference is now well established and affiliated with a number of universities. The organiser, Laraib Azam Rajper, studies at Queen Mary’s University. We meet one morning in the Print Room Café, to discuss her plans for the event. From our discussion of this year’s theme ‘Disrupt’, it is clear that it will be an inclusive and accessible space to celebrate all kinds of women, including…Continue Reading

TEDxUCLWomen – Interview