Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Sarah Mak – Keynoteworthy Speaker
About me

Sarah Mak runs a portfolio of profit-for-purpose companies that intersect storytelling, technology and social impact. They include SaaS platform Folktale; award winning storytelling agency TheStoryBoxes; and Poplabs, an incubator for creative businesses using storytelling to drive social impact.

Sarah is committed to driving change through real stories, and brings a unique lens to storytelling with her background in Public Health, Psychology and International Development, having worked with the World Health Organisation in Geneva and on in-country assignments across Asia Pacific. Sarah has produced hundreds of hours of award-winning factual content with national and global brands in order to engage audiences, communicate ideas, and incite change.

Sarah can speak on topics including:
– Being a female founder in tech
– The future of storytelling
– The PDF is dead and how storytelling will replace it
– Building a business at the intersection of tech, health and storytelling
– How to build a culture of storytelling within your organisation and why it’s vital to do so

Previous speaking experience

Sarah has spoken at a number of events and has extensive interview experience with Folktale’s podcast series, Qurious Folk:
Cisco Women Rock IT, April 2021
World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, 2020
Qurious Folk Podcast Series, 2020
Women of the World Festival Australia, 2020
Pacific Connect Virtual Dialogue – Storytelling and Digital Media, 2020
Interactive Minds, 2020
BrisAsia Symposium – Driving Change Forum, 2019
Change, 2019
Secrets and Success, the Key to Business Growth, 2019
Canada Connect, April 2018
Click Digital, 2017

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