Melinda Tankard Reist talking on media and body image pressure



Want to know how you can build resilience against negative messages in media? Think there is a lot of pressure out there to look or act a certain way?  Then we have the speaker for you…

Melinda Tankard Resist, well-known advocate, writer and speaker, will be talking about these types of issues on Monday 17 August. She’ll discuss how negative messages in media can distort the way that we view ourselves and our relationships and will provide us with tools to help us be resilient and develop physically, emotionally and mentally in a healthy way. This is a talk you do not want to miss out on, you can bring along your parents, your grandparents, your brothers, your sisters, your friends – this is a forum for everyone. You’ll even get the chance to ask the questions you want to, need to, ask.

Melinda Tankard Reist is author/editor of four books, a newspaper columnist and regular guest on TV and radio programs and the co-founder of the grassroots campaigning movement Collective Shout. She has been named in the Who’s Who of Australian Women and the World Who’s Who of Women and is an ambassador with World Vision Australia, Compassion and The Raise Foundation.


When: Monday 17 August 7.30-9.00pm

Where: Mosman Art Gallery, Cnr Myahgah Road and Art Gallery Way, Mosman

Contact: 9978 4013;

Cost: $10 Moscard Member; $25 Non-Moscard Member*

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*It is free to become a Moscard member if you are between the ages 12-25, for more info and to get one click here. 

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