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Theme: "What Can We Do?"

Chicago, IL, United States
April 28th, 2012

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About this event

TEDxDePaulU is a locally and independently organized TEDx event. This event plans to bring together a remarkable line-up of fascinating, innovative and influential speakers whose talks challenge, move and inspire us. We hope that conversations are sparked and collaborations begun.

Our vision for TEDxDePaulU aims to embody a multidimensional, multifaceted set of presentations that captures TED's mission of “ideas worth spreading.” From discussions on fear, compassion, potential, and actualization, we hope to encapsulate our theme, “What Can We Do?”. Through a progression of empowering talks and a shared desire to make a difference, we anticipate an event that is truly an experience.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Daniel Wordsworth
    CEO of the American Refugee Committee (ARC).
  • Eric Mata
    Poet, Writer, Activist. Director of the Men of Color Initiative at DePaul University. Author of "I Am".
  • James Sweitzer
    Astrophysicist and educator, Owner & Principal of Science Communications Consultants.
  • Libby Hurley
    Triathlete, Founder of Together We Tri, Author of Tri the Journey.
  • Miriam Zoila Perez
    Blogger for Feministing, Feminist, and Radical Doula.
  • Orion Haas
    Co-Founder of Global Brigades - Ghana.
  • Shital Chauhan
    Co-Founder of Global Brigades.
  • Matthew Manning
    President & Founder of Worldwide Orphanage Relief Coalition (WORC).
  • Katie Redford
    Co-Founder and US Office Director of EarthRights International.

Venue and Details

Lincoln Park High School
2001 North Orchard Street
Chicago, IL, 60614
United States

Event Type (what is this?) University

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Matthew Manning
Chicago, IL, United States

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