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Fiercely Passionate Thought Leader Behind The Body Image Movement


Taryn Brumfitt is the fiercely passionate thought leader behind the Body Image Movement.

Best-selling author and director of the inspiring social-change documentary Embrace, Taryn’s global crusade to end the body dissatisfaction epidemic has seen her recognized by the United Nations Women, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls and the Geena Davis Institute.

Taryn’s determination to shift the way the world thinks about themselves and their bodies has the support of high-profile personalities including Olivia Newton-John, Rosie O’Donnell, and Ashton Kutcher who famously praised her activism as being “good for the world.”

Current Work:

Named alongside Beyonce and Emma Watson in Germany’s Brigitte magazine’s ‘Woman of The Year’, Taryn’s positively infectious voice and powerful message has reached over 200 million people via the likes of the L.A Times, Washington Post, The Doctors, Good Morning America, The Project, Australian Story, and The Today Show.

Taryn is one of the world’s most sought-after international speakers, inspiring and enlightening audiences in every pocket of the globe. Whether motivating the next generation at Google HQ or becoming General Electrics’ highest rated speaker, Taryn has delivered over 100 keynote ‘performances’ worldwide. Taryn draws on her personal and professional life experience, along with leading industry research, to deliver inspirational messages in the areas of leadership and building high-performance teams, body image, breaking the rules to achieve your goals and social change.

Taryn is also a proud Foundation Board member for The Hutt Street Centre.

Awards and Accolades

- Finalist Australian of the Year Awards 2019
- Awarded the South Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s
Leadership by Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) 2018
- Finalist 100 Women of Influence by The Australian Financial Review 2018

Talking Points

Taryn’s personal body image journey

From body loathing to body building, going globally viral to filming Embrace, a documentary on body image that ended up taking the word by storm. Taryn talks about the trials and tribulations of her personal journey and how she managed to navigate the challenges along the way.

The World’s Most Un-Motivational Motivational Talk

Focusing on the pressure we put on ourselves to conform to unrealistic expectations and achieve ridiculously high standards in life, love and career, Taryn lifts the veil of what’s in the closet to help motivate audiences to never compare their behind-the-scenes with another’s highlight reel.

Polite Persistence Wears Down Resistance

key messages and stories that feature gazillion ‘A-ha’ moments focusing on resilience, persistence, and never giving in even when the world says ‘No’. From raising $331,000 on Kickstarter to getting recognised by the United Nations, this is a talk about how “polite persistence wears down resistance” and the strategies to keep going when all you want to do is give up!
Not surprisingly, Taryn has rated as our most valued external speaker. The feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with many participants sharing their profound insights and empowerment to act differently for the betterment of themselves, their daughters, friends and family GENERAL ELECTRIC

On the day she delivered a memorable, punchy session with new content that had everyone laughing and leaving inspired - just what we were after! The session was really well-reviewed with delegates commenting on the passion that Taryn brought to her session. Thank you


Taryn was a hoot to work with! She brought our audience to their feet with her no-holds-barred approach to loving their bodies more and bringing an awareness to the issue with an unparalleled level of passion and enthusiasm that only Taryn can!


From a Google perspective we just love what Taryn brings to the table. We go at it from a data perspective, thinking deeply about the things we can do to change the world and we love how Taryn connects the data and the emotion together. Awesome and amazing presentation

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