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Theme: The Possible

Riverside, CA, United States
April 24th, 2014

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About this event

Every day, we imagine, design, and prove what is possible in the world around us. Join us for our first ever TEDxLaSierraUniversity event and be inspired by an unforgettable group of visionaries, designers, and champions of "the possible."

Confirmed Speakers

  • Warren Peters
    Dr. Warren Peters meets his patients every day with a broad smile and a passion to make complex things simple.
  • Jeff Rosenblum
    Jeff Rosenblum is a pioneer, a disruptor, an innovator, and an admitted pain in the rear end.
  • Leslie Martin
    When she is not in the lab or writing about health, she is planning which mountains she will next climb.
  • Czarina Kaye Francisco
    Her passion for music education stems from her belief that children can find joy and confidence through participation in music.
  • Simply Three
    Blending innovative arrangements of classical music with today’s popular songs, Simply Three offers a fresh approach and an entertaining program for all ages.
  • Sterling Spence
  • Jacek Kugler
    Through extensive publications on the causes and consequences of war, he has forged a reputation for innovative formal modeling and empirical analysis.
  • The Coyote Bandits
    Their unique blend of Americana mixes folk, indie, gospel, blues, and bluegrass in search of what it means to be people imagining a better world.
  • Eric Rajah
    Eric Rajah's dream is to see a world without poverty.
  • Sean Corcorran
    Sean Corcorran has more than twenty years of experience in design, engineering, product development, and innovation consulting - working for IDEO, Polyvision, and Steelcase Education Solutions.
  • Mark Abdollahian
    Dr. Abdollahian delivers advanced analytics for data-driven decision-making. His global experience spans corporate strategy, national policy, economic development, finance, public-private partnerships, M&A and business process reengineering. He creates, architects and implements enterprise class data and strategy analytics used by the US Government, the World Bank and the United Nations as well as private sector companies worldwide.
  • Beatriz Mejia-Krumbein
    Her art deals with emigration, displacement, exploitation, violence and abuse, and implores viewers to confront the convoluted inequalities of our modern world.
  • Azalea Lehndorff
    With a life transformed by education, Azalea Lehndorff is passionate about bringing opportunity to girls in Afghanistan.

Venue and Details

Zapara School of Business: La Sierra University
4500 Riverwalk Pkwy
Riverside, CA, 92505
United States

Event Type (what is this?) University

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John Razzouk
Riverside, CA, United States

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