Travels from: New South Wales
Author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, speaker, human rights advocate and anti-cyberbullying campaigner
Categories: MCs & Hosts, Motivational Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, speaker, human rights advocate and anti-cyberbullying campaigner.
She has written 11 bestselling books and is the host, co-executive producer and cowriter of Cyberhate with Tara Moss on the ABC, examining the phenomenon of online abuse. Tara gave her address to the nation, ‘Cyberhate and Beyond’, at the National Press Club in 2017, putting the phenomenon of extreme online abuse and harassment on the national agenda.
Moss is an outspoken advocate for human rights and the rights of women and children. She has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2007 and as of 2013 is UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Child Survival, and has visited Australian hospitals, maternity wards, refuges and schools as well as Syrian refugee camps in her UNICEF role.
Moss has spoken at numerous schools on cyberbullying, online ethics and child safety, and produced and hosted 2017’s documentary Cyberhate, investigating the issue of online abuse.
In 2015 she received an Edna Ryan Award for her significant contribution to feminist debate, speaking out for women and children and inspiring others to challenge the status quo.
Moss also writes about vintage, sewing, craft and body positivity at her vintage-focussed blog VictoryLamour.com, promotes ‘slow clothing’ and craft as Patron of the Australian Sewing Guild, and hosts and produces the vlog Sewing Vintage with Tara Moss.
Tara has over 20 years of experience in the public eye, speaking at hundreds of universities, schools, writers’ festivals, town halls, community and corporate events, the Sydney Opera House, Australian Parliament and more. She gave her address to the nation, ‘Cyberhate and Beyond’, at the National Press Club in 2017, putting the phenomenon of extreme online abuse and harassment on the national agenda.
Tara can present in Keynote with PowerPoint presentation, In Conversation style, as part of a panel or Q&A style. Tara welcomes a book stall and signing at all events.