Maureen Hascoet
TEDx Cumbernauld Women Founder

Maureen Hascoet is an award winning filmmaker. Passionate about storytelling in all its forms and women rights, she brings TEDx to Cumbernauld to celebrate women's achievements in the community and beyond!

Diane Goldberg
Master of Ceremony

Diane Goldberg is an Independent Funeral Celebrant and Life Coach based in Central Scotland. She also has a weekly show every Wednesday on Cumbernauld FM! Diane will bring her zest for life and wisdom on to the TEDxCumbernauldWomen stage!

Chris Jones
TEDx Cumbernauld Women Web Tech

Founder of TEDxEaling and brains behind the London Screenwriters' Festival, Chris brings his webtech skills to support the team of Wonder Women running TEDxCumbernauldWomen.

Youn Hascoet
Sponsorship manager

Youn recently graduated from a double Masters in film and creative industries management. He's applying everything he learned in his studies to support this event. If you're interested in sponsoring the event, email:

Pam Shaw Volunteers Coordinator

Pam is a keen volunteer, and is part of the planning committee for the Institute of Fundraising’s annual Scottish Conference. Having volunteered at TEDx Glasgow for the last two years, Pam is excited to take on the lead in recruiting our team of volunteers for TEDx CumbernauldWomen. If you are interested in volunteering on the day, contact Pam on

Steven Murray             DJ

Steven is the station coordinator for Cumbernauld's local soon to be FM  radio station.  With a background in entertainment, Steven joined Cumbernauld FM as a presenter and eventually became the Station Coordinator M, in charge of the station from sales to the schedule. A fully trained DJ and karaoke host as well as an entertainer, Steven is sure to get you on your feet!

I Am More Than Project

Models Rosalind Main and Morgan McTiernan are the co-founders of Scotland’s Model led body positivity campaign The I Am More Than Project (Instagram @iam_more_than) aimed to make sure everyone’s represented and by celebrating diversity, embracing uniqueness and highlighting that everyone is ‘more than’ what’s on the surface. Both Morgan and Rosalind are from artistic background and as a result make sure the I Am More Than project is as creative and exciting as possible. 

Jojo Fraser            Speaker Coach

Jojo Fraser is an author, motivational speaker and podcaster, often dubbed 'Scotland's Queen of Positivity'.  
She is a force of nature when it comes to inspiring audiences with her frank and funny talks on mindset and overall health. From overcoming her own battles with anxiety, Jojo has a calming and soothing impact on everyone she meets.

Amanda Dwyer      Stand up Comedian

Amanda is a 30yr old mum from Glasgow who works as a piano teacher and waitress, although she has recently dived into performing stand up comedy  and comedic writing. Passionate about female empowerment, self love and body confidence. Amanda struggled with anxiety and depression since she was a teenager and only very recently has she found coping mechanisms that work for her. Amanda takes great joy and inspiration from seeing other women succeed!

Charly Stakim     Personal trainer & entrepreneur

Charly Stakim is a mum, model, personal trainer and online entrepreneur. She started her business at 18 years old and has now helped hundreds of clients achieve their goals. Her mission is to help you become the most happy, healthy, confident and fierce version of yourself. 

She has helped hundreds of clients achieve results with her training plans, both in person within Xercise4less Cumbernauld and online with her coaching business Trained By Charly. Charly is a huge advocate for personal development and selfcare and knows it’s just as important to have a healthy mind as you do a healthy body.

Amber Zoe                 Radio Presenter

Local girl from Cumbernauld Amber Zoe is a radio presenter currently on Clyde 1's Homerun show. She has been working in the competitive media industry since she was 18 years old and continues to strive for more women to be heard and recognised within her own industry and others. Amber engages women from the central belt in conversation and to support each other through her social media channels and likes to connect with as many inspirational and like-minded ladies as possible. She's an ambassador for Marie Curie UK and works closely with the hospice in Glasgow and she fundraises for Cash for Kids including taking part in events such as Strictly Come Dancing for the charity and a bungee jump from the Titan crane! No challenge is too big! 


Meet the local businesses supporting the event!

TEDx Cumbernauld Women is running alongside the main TED Women conference in Palm Springs Dec 4th - 6th 2019 and will be one of the many TEDx Women events in the world happening in December, celebrating BOLD + BRILLIANT women, risk takers and pioneers. Join the Global Conversation! 

This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.


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