The FEARLESS Team

Maureen Hascoet
Lead Organiser


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

Sharon Gusman
Volunteers Team Leader

Sharon Gusman has worked within the public sector for over a decade, and managed numerous local projects to address the stigma around mental illness. In her personal time you will find her outdoors exploring  nature, with her kids. 

Louise Duncan & Andrew Bain
COVID Compliance

Louise and Andrew have formed the perfect relationship with Andrew's 35 years of picture framing craftmanship and Louise's artistic photography. Louise is also a headteacher at a primary school and Andrew an author! Together they are the Co-founders and Directors of The Village Gallery in Banton, just a stone's throw from Warpark Studios. 

Wendy Chalmers Mill              Speaker coach

Wendy spoke at two TEDx events in two weeks in 2019 including TEDx Cumbernauld Women, where she talked about the Mind / Body connection. She is coming back this year to coach our speakers on stage presence and delivering their talk powerfully!

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.

Chelsea Black      Make Up Artist

Chelsea is in her final year studying make up artistry for media. With a passion for people, she loves assisting with their transformation! Chelsea will kindly be on hand on the day to help speakers look camera ready!

Lisa Kennedy        Podcaster

In 2019 Lisa established The Braw and The  Brave, a podcast about people and their passions. Lisa is delighted to be attending TedX Cumbernauld Women 2020 and record a special episode of the podcast for the event.



TEDx Cumbernauld Women is an independently organised event, running alongside the main TED Women conference in November each year.

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This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.