Founder of SHIFTBALANCE
Aurélie Salvaire is a French author and social entrepreneur passionate about gender and narratives.
Graduated from France’s leading business school HEC Paris, she has been working for the past 10 years in the social innovation field, collaborating with Oxfam, Ashoka, Unreasonable Institute and Impact Hub.
From 2012 to 2015, she curated different TEDx events and especially TEDxBarcelonaWomen and coached hundreds of international speakers.
In 2012, she founded The A Factor which has run storytelling workshops, innovation tours and inspiring events in places as diverse as Beirut or Nairobi.
She is also a very active speaker and trainer, promoting greater diversity and shedding light on lingering stereotypes through her platform Shiftbalance.
Between 2016 and 2018, she spent a large amount of time in Pakistan, shooting a documentary on masculinity called Maard Ban. Be a man., designing and publishing various books with the support of Pakistani designers:
¥ a travel chronicles in French called Chroniques Nomades
¥ an anthology of gender equity solutions in English called Balance the World
¥ an illustrated book about 40 inspiring Pakistan women called Fearless published by Penguin India
She recently released her online course Storytelling for female gamechangers on Udemy in French and in English and her objective for 2020 is to train 2.000 women in 20 countries to tell their story.
She is also an experienced facilitator, member of the Facilitators Pools of Airbus Leadership University and Ashoka Changemaker Exchange.
More information on her work online:
Topic: Women empowerment