@tedxsyracuseuniversity Tula Goenka is a filmmaker, author, social justice activist and a professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. She believes in the power of storytelling to illuminate oppression, heal trauma and create positive change. Goenka is also a breast cancer survivor, and has lived experience of the barriers between a survivor’s public persona and their private struggles with the disease. Her TEDx talk discusses the individualistic framing and isolation of breast cancer patients in our patriarchal society, and advocates using art as a model for sharing, participation, and building sisterhood and community.