Embracing Your Fears: We, Not Me
You may be here because you were handed a card at SXSW.
Many of us feel alone in our fears. That’s why we’re at SXSW.
When we talk about our fears in community, we free ourselves from them.
We Are Hosting:
Embrace Your Fears: We, Not Me Workshop at SXSW
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM CST
Hilton Austin Downtown
We’d love for you to come.
We are also asking people to share anonymously what their fears are online.
We will compile all these stories together to help others overcome their fears.
You Are Not Alone
...And When You Find Yourself Consumed By Fear
Know That You Have A Community Ready To Help You If You Ask
Sara graduated from Harvard University and is co-founder of a health education program in South Texas called iConquer focused on educating over 20,000 young children about healthy living as well as Co-founder of a start-up called Nayaraq focused on dismantling gender equity through storytelling workshops. She has studied health, storytelling, and education and conducted workshops all over the world, including in Nicaragua, Peru, Mexico, China, and Tanzania. Sara has also worked with remote communities in the Amazon jungle on youth empowerment and helped start the first public holistic education school in Peru. She serves as the Co-Founder of She is the Universe, a global movement for girls' empowerment through reaching girls in 50+ countries.
Sara has facilitated 150+ workshops on community building, storytelling, social change, systems thinking, and community mobilization for individuals and communities from 50+ countries. She has trained 25+ facilitators on how to be community leaders and how to let go of their fears, step into their power, and empower both local and global communities. Sara has been recognized by a "future global leader" by the Schwarzman Scholars program, and is also a recipient of the Fulbright Fellowship.
Jeff Harry combines positive psychology and play to heal workplaces, help teams build psychological safety, and assist individuals in addressing their biggest challenges through embracing a play-oriented approach to work. Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers and has been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, Upworthy, Shondaland, & Wired.
Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day. Jeff has also spoken to faculty and students at Cal State University, Clemson University, Cal Poly Pomona, Rutgers University, Highline College, and the University of Michigan to name a few.
Jeff has facilitated 500+ workshops on creating psychological safety, building community, dismantling toxic masculinity, navigating difficult conversations, and helping people rediscover their flow through play. He also has produced 400+ short-form videos tackling the patriarchy and exploring community-oriented alternatives. When he isn't causing mischief in workplaces, he co-hosts the positive psychology podcast: What Would Ted Lasso Do?