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Theme: Creating just, ecologically sound communities

This event occurred on
November 17, 2013
1:00pm - 6:30pm (UTC -5hrs)
Ithaca, NY
United States

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. 1:00-3:00pm 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 3:00-3:30pm Intermission 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 5:00-6:30pm Reception

Willard Straight Hall Memorial Room
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY, 14853
United States
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Organizing team


Ithaca, NY, United States


  • Apexa Patel
  • Caio Barboza
  • Princess Swan