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TEDxGreensboro: TEDWomen

From Monterrey, CA via Livestream broadcast
Description
Momentum -- Moving Forward. Gaining Speed. Building Traction.-- that's the theme for TED Women 2015. TEDxGreensboro will broadcast an entire program day on Friday, May 29 at the Global Learning Center at Bennett College. (Parking is adjacent to the facility.)

Don't miss this opportunity to
  • hear twenty-five speakers and entertainers, including Billie Jean King and Jimmy Carter, who will stimulate your thinking.
  • be a part of our Women's Leader Luncheon. You'll have a chance to join seven other participants at a table hosted by a community leader of your choice -- or you may elect to sit at a no-host table and visit with other participants
  • share ideas with other participants throughout the day.
Here's the schedule:

8:00-8:30 Registration/check in

8:30 Welcome/Introductions -- Mona Edwards, MC

8:30 – 10:00 Session 1: Spark

· Linda Briceño, Performing Artist

· Achenyo Idachaba, Green entrepreneur

· Rana el Kaliouby, Emotion analytics expert

· Christina Mercando, CEO

· Robin Murphy, Disaster roboticist

· Nonny de la Peña, Virtual reality pioneer

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:45 Session 2: Surface

· Rich Benjamin, Social observer

· Roxane Gay, Writer

· Kakani Katija, Bioengineer

· Lerato Mokobe, Poet

· Elizabeth Nyamayaro, Political scientist

· Pardis Sabeti, Computational geneticist

11:45-1:00 Optional Women’s Leadership Luncheon

Special performance by Stephanie Lindley

1:00 – 2:30 Session 3: Seduce

· Maria Bello, Actor and activist

· Béla Fleck, Banjo artist

· Abigail Washburn, Clawhammer banjo player

· Nancy Lublin, Activist

· Erin Petit, Glacier explorer

· Mubin Shaikh, Anti-extremist scholar

· Marlene Zuk, Evolutionary biologist

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 -4:30 Session 4: Sustain

· Memory Banda, Activist

· Jimmy Carter, Peace activist

· Billie Jean King, Tennis legend and activist

· Gina Loring, Poet and vocalist

· Sunni Patterson, Poet

· Mary Robinson, Global leader

· Sakena Yacoobi, Education activist

· Sara Stevens, Singer

4:30 Adjourn

Special Lunch Performance: Stephanie Lindley, performer and musical director, will make the luncheon an even more special event. Behind the piano she's performed jazz, rock, and blues -- but mostly musical theater and is well known on the regional music scene.

Seating is limited -- sign up today!

See speaker descriptions at www.TEDxGreensboro.com

Special Note: Check in at the event will be by your name tag. You do not need to print out a ticket or bring a QR code on a smart phone.


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Fri May 29, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
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Venue
Bennett College Global Learning Center
Tickets
Registration Only/No Lunch $15.00
Registration and NO HOST
Lunch
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Dr. Margaret Bertrand
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Nora Carr
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Regina Clark
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Mona Edwards
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Jackie Fernandez
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Rosalind Fuse-Hall
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Michelle Kennedy
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Susan Ladd
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Winston McGregor
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Mariana Rodriguez
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Deborah Schoenhoff
$30.00
Registration/Lunch:
Pat Soenksen
$30.00

On sale until May 27, 2015, 5:30:00 PM

Venue Address
521 Gorrell Street, Greensboro, NC 27406 United States
Organizer
TEDxGreensboro
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