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Theme: Risk-takers and Dream-makers

Charlotte, NC, United States
October 15th, 2011

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About this event

TEDxCharlotte seeks to present the most fascinating people and ideas you've never heard of. Focused on Charlotte and the region, our event spotlights the people who have powered their ideas, initiatives and themselves forward with passion.

Confirmed Speakers

  • JD, Buck and Jack Lewis
    Founders of Twelve in Twelve--world travelers, humanitarians, explorers!
  • Max Wallace
    President, Hackerspace Charlotte
  • Scott Swimmer
    Founder of drumSTRONG
  • Dolphus Ramseur
    Founder of Ramseur Records and music industry maverick.
  • Rebekah Fergusson
    Videographer, world-traveler, risk-taker...
  • Kirsten Hemmy
    Chair of Interdisciplinary Studies, Philosophy, and Religion at Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte
  • Juan Logan
    Artist, activist, risk-taker
  • Charla Muller
    Author of 365 Nights...dream-maker AND risk-taker...
  • David Johnson
    Photographer, Founder of SilentImages, hero and admirer of heroes...
  • Loan Tran
    Student, activist, thinker, risk-taker...
  • Dr. Mark Moore
    Researcher, innovator, TEDxNASA alum...definitely a risk-taker!
  • Susan Harbage Page
    Artist, activist, risk-taker, dream-maker...
  • James Adams
    Thinker, do-er, Founder All of Or None Charlotte
  • Manny Ohonme
    Sports hero, Founder of Samaritans Feet, humanitarian, doer, risk-taker and dream-maker...

Venue and Details

Dana Auditorium
Queens University of Charlotte
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, NC, 28207
United States

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Candice Langston
Charlotte, NC, United States

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