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Theme: The Possible

This event occurred on
April 24, 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm PDT
(UTC -7hrs)
Riverside, CA
United States

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."

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

Organizing team


Riverside, CA, United States
  • Sarah Jameel
    Director, Attendee Experience
  • Warren Trenchard
    Organizing Team
  • John Thomas
    Organizing Team
  • Yvette Vargas Goltiao
    Creative Director
  • Rachel Pham
    Lead Designer
  • Eduardo Brugman
    Technical Director
  • Heather Miller
    Stage Manager
  • Lovelyn Razzouk
    Vendor Coordinator
  • Tyler Riddle
    Technical Advisor
  • Lorena Salcedo
    Social Media Coordinator
  • Natan Vigna
    Event Photographer