Agent of Social Change
Erfan Daliri is a social change animator. He is an educator, youth worker, author, and a spoken word artist with a background in community development and a post-graduate degree in Communication for Social Change.
A freelance, free-roaming, plant-munching, Agent of Social Change on a mission to initiate and collaborate on projects for systemic change and social justice. He is most passionate about empowering young people towards becoming agents of change and champions of justice in their own communities.
With over 15 years of experience in community development, youth work, event management, volunteering and social change consultancy, Erfan draws from a deep well of experience to design projects, mentor youth and host seminars and training workshops.
Whether it’s presenting a resilience training seminar, a performance philosophy set, a social change master class, or managing community development projects, the throughline of his work is social change and challenging the status quo.
As the director of Newkind, he focuses on empowering, inspiring and activating agents of social change, with a keen interest in projects related to youth education, environment, social and economic justice, mental health, and gender equality.
“mixing storytelling with imagery, emotion and restraint, flow and a more natural delivery, Erfan is a talented writer and performer set to make a mark on the international scene.”
Bodhan Piasecki – Apples & Snakes, Birmingham
“An unassuming, quietly compelling presence on stage, he has that admirable talent of drawing an audience in, and soon having them eating out of his hand. Australia’s hottest spoken-word export.”
Russell Thompson – Apples & Snakes, London
“Erfan spins a web of words, weaving cultural influences with spiritual insight to deliver a beautifully human performance.”
Matthew West – ArtfulScribe, Southhampton