Pearl Tan is a speaker, panellist and facilitator prominent in the screen industry in Australia. Additionally, she speaks to corporate clients on the topics of diversity and inclusion, leadership and creativity. She has delivered a TEDx talk on Reimagining Diversity and has also been a presenter on ABC Radio.

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Speaker

  • UNSW Cinefeminisms in the Academy Conference 2019 - The Sausage Protest and Beyond

  • Westpac 2018 - Reimagining Diversity

  • Beta Gamma Sigma 2018 - Reimagining Diversity

  • TEDxHaymarket 2017 - Reimagining Diversity

  • Women in Theatre and Screen 2015 - Intersectionality and Collective Action

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Panellist + Q&As

  • Women in Film and Television 2021 - Driving Change: Fade to BLak - Solidarity, Sovereignty and the Journey

  • Illawarra Screen Online Series 2020 - Intersectionality on Screen

  • NIDA 2019 - Getting a Share of the Chair

  • Contemporary Asian Australian Performance 2019 - How to Get Your Work Up

  • Diversity Arts Australia 2019 - Diverse Encounters on Screen

  • SPA Screen Forever Conference 2017 - Conscious Competence: Good Practice in Inclusive Screen Work

  • Australian Content Conversation Conference 2017 - Where Are We Going and How Do We Get There? 

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Moderator + Facilitator

  • Women in Film and Television 2021 - Women in Leadership

  • Disney and Women in Film and Television 2020 - The Women Behind MULAN

  • AACTA Awards 2019 - Meet the Nominees

  • Asia Pacific Screen Forum 2019 - Cultural Diversity and Freedom of Expression in the Asia Pacific, Meet the Programmers, Reel Connections

  • Equity Diversity 2018 - Equity Diversity Panel

  • Diversity Arts Australia 2017 - Beyond Tick Boxes: A Symposium on Cultural Diversity in the Creative Sector

  • Screen Vixens and Film Fatales 2016 - Diversity in Action

  • Performance 4a 2015 - Pathways to the Mainstage

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Broadcaster

  • Creator, producer and host of Diversity in the Writers Room, fictional podcast in development as part of Pearl's PhD candidature

  • Casual ABC Presenter 2017 - 2019