- Ashley Simmons
- Richmond, MI
- United States
Student, Farmada Free Ride
What advice can you give to a student who has never attended a TED conference?
I am new to the world of TED! I will be attending the TEDxDETROIT conference on October 2nd and I was just wondering how I should prepare. I don't have a company or anything but I'm looking to meet connections that could possibly assist me in doing something that I love. I love graphic design and I am self taught mostly. I plan on going back to school to study more about it and I just want to know how I can get my foot in the door. I have a lot of ambition and I am so excited for TED! I have been going through TED Talks and it's just amazing how inspiring the stories are. I see that there is a broad range of topics and I just want to know how it all works. What should talking points be? And I'll be attending alone and won't know more than maybe 2 people there. I am very social and I don't mind talking to strangers at all but I guess it would be nice to get some advice from people who know what this is all about.