In keeping with Cornell University’s mission as a land grant institution—a university dedicated to enhancing the lives and livelihoods of people in New York state and around the world—this TEDx celebrates the many ways in which knowledge is put to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being.
Kirby Edmonds ' 99, Senior Fellow, Dorothy Cotton Institute, HOW WE CAN ELIMINATE STRUCTURAL POVERTY
Bill Myers '73, Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, National Credit Union Administration, FINANCING CHANGE
TED VIDEO--Majora Carter: 3 Stories of Local Eco-Entrepreneurs
Natalie Bridgeman Fields '99, Accountability Counsel, DARE TO DEMAND JUSTICE
Lauren Braun '11, Alma Sana, CONSCIENTIOUS INNOVATION
Ben Justus '08, EGBOK, HOSPITALITY DREAMS
Liz Ngonzi '98, Amazing Taste, WANT YOUR ENTERPRISE TO CHANGE THE WORLD? START WITH YOURSELF!
Rob Garrity '05, Finlo Solar Powers, NEW WORLD(VIEW) NOW POSSIBLE
TED VIDEO--Malika Sarabhai: Dance to Change the World
Meredith Ramirez Talusan, PhD Candidate, The Ricefield Collective, KEEP YOUR HAT ON TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Lily Yeh, Barefoot Artists, FROM BROKEN TO WHOLE