Emily May

Reclaiming public safety for women and for all

In this rousing talk, feminist activist Emily May paints a picture of a world without street harassment — one where women can go about their business without the indignity of catcalls or the dehumanization of assault. But she’s not just dreaming about it, she’s making it real. Emily leveraged her 2012 City 2.0 Award from TED to complete a first-of-its-kind app, where users geo-document street harassment, crowdsourcing critical data, and influencing government policy in the process. It is currently being piloted in New York.

Harassment avenger Emily May is reclaiming public safety for women and for all. Learn more about Emily’s 2012 City 2.0 Award.

TEDCity2.0 2013 Conference

New York City, USA  ·  September 2013

Dream me. Build me. Make me real. On September 20, 2013, TEDCity2.0 took place at the TimesCenter in New York City. Co-curated and co-hosted by Chris Anderson, John Cary and Courtney Martin, the event surfaced stories of urban ingenuity and interdependence from across the globe, and featured an unexpected mix of over 20 speakers... More Info

TEDCity2.0 2013 Conference
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