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Theme: Grit

Boston, MA, United States
April 29th, 2014

About this event

Grit – that against-the-grain quality of fortitude and endurance – is one of the most essential traits for personal growth and success. On April 29, 2014, TEDxFenway will present some of the most foremost cultural, medical, social, and entrepreneurial ideas and practices in Boston today, shared by individuals who had the GRIT to persevere and realize their aspirations.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Steve Miller
    Executive Director, Healthy Weight Initiative at Harvard School of Public Health
  • Eric Schwartz
    Co-Founder, CEO of Citizen Schools
  • Mahmud Jafri
    CEO, Dover Rug and Home
  • Sam Aquillano
    Co-founder, Executive Director, Design Museum Boston
  • David France
    Musician; Executive Director, Revolution of Hope
  • Dan Souza
    Senior Editor, Cooks Illustrated; Test cook, America's Test Kitchen
  • Evelyn Berde
  • Restina Meyer
    Neuroscience PhD from MIT
  • Annie Brewster, MD
    Founder and Executive Director of Health Story Collaborative (and Founder of SharingClinic)
  • Jhana Senxian
    Founder, Sustainability Guild International
  • Robert Sansone
    Founder, Sneakers to Beakers
  • Run Bimma
    Social Media Manager, Saucony; Journey Claimer

Venue and Details

Landmark Center
401 Park Dr.
9th Fl.
Boston, MA, 02228
United States

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Kelly Brilliant
Executive Director, The Fenway Alliance
Sabrina Sandberg
Director of Marketing, Samuels & Associates
Martha Slaight
Partner, Commonwealth Financial Group
Julie Brown
Director of Business Development, Shawmut Design and Construction
Molly Howard
Senior Associate, NBBJ
Jennifer Driscoll
‎President, Broadview Marketing
Tala Safai
Marketing Coordinator, Broadview Marketing
Jay Lee
Assistant Director of Design Construction Openspace at Department of Neighborhood Development, City of Boston
Elena Marsland
Senior Account Executive, Kolman Artisan Glass LLC
Mina Kim
Assistant Director, The Fenway Alliance
Taryn McNichol
Marketing & P.R. Manager
Aithan Shapira
Tad Jusczyk
AIA, Shepley Bulfinch
Chris Saad
General Manager, Audio Concepts, Inc
Kim Poliquin
Director, SHIFTboston
Lynda McNally
“The Write Scribe,” Calligraphy Services; “No Naked Walls,” Art Representative & Curator

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