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Theme: Why We Work

Tempe, AZ, United States
September 8th, 2011

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About this event

This year we focus on Why We Work. What is work? It could be what ignites your passion, how you make money or what makes your sweat. To some, work is a title, a timeframe, or simply, just a word. TEDxTempe 2011 will provide the landscape for an illuminating conversation of what work means for us and why we do or do not do it.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Brett Farmiloe
    Brett Farmiloe likes anything that involves the topic of “work.” Unemployment, recruitment, and sometimes actually working himself. Pursue the Passion Project.
  • Phil del Real
    Phil is a trainer with background in Cultural Geography who specializes helping others learn through self-discovery.
  • Trace Richards
    From opening for legendary artists like Too $hort & Rass Kass, Trace considers himself a wonderful wordsmith. His early relationship with reading led him to published poetry, a growing arsenal of songs, & a lifelong thirst for knowledge.
  • Jennifer Vollmann
    A visionary at the helm of New Global Citizens, Jennifer’s experiences working, volunteering, and traveling abroad challenged her to inspire others to think critically about the world’s problems and work towards change.

Venue and Details

Tempe History Museum
809 E. Southern Avenue
Tempe, AZ, 85281
United States

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Peter Hodgson
Tempe, AZ, United States

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Lauren Tassiello
Tempe, AZ, United States

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