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Theme: Breaking Boundaries, Building Community

Denver, CO, United States
December 1st, 2011

About this event

TEDxCrestmoorParkWomen: Breaking Boundaries, Building Community. In the same vein as the successful TEDxCrestmoorPark ( TEDxCrestmoorParkWomen will share new stories, new ideas and engaging commentary by women and about women. Our speakers and entertainers will engage, elevate and empower you to push the envelope on your goals.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Cindy Allen
    Cindy Allen’s mission is to help women create the lives they love especially if it means starting over in midlife. In her mid forties she lost everything, for the second time in 5 years. Cindy and her boys found themselves homeless, with no money, no family in the area, no job and faced the prospect of either seeking emergency shelter or pointing the car out of state. One pivotal night when all seemed lost, it all began to turn around miraculously. She then decided to take matters in her own hands and start a business. I knew I could count on myself more than I could yet another employer who might lay me off....
  • Nancy Brook
    Nancy Brook is a dynamic, award-winning speaker, best-selling author and business woman. She has spent her entire life learning how to “let it go and watch it flow.” Nancy has survived divorce, single parenthood, a business failure, financial struggles and even five days of mistaken jail time. And maybe it’s because of her challenges and setbacks that she’s become a successful writer, speaker and business woman...
  • Linda Cohen
    Linda Cohen holds a bachelor’s in Jewish Studies from American Jewish University and a master’s from Brandeis University in Jewish Communal Service. She is the author of 1,000 Mitzvahs: How Small Acts of Kindness Can Heal, Inspire and Change Your Life...
  • Gabriel DiCristofaro
    Gabriel Dicristofaro’s fascination with the subject of male to female, social dynamics is unending. He has spent over 20+ years researching, experiencing, and training. There is a new balance between men being feminine and women being masculine in their actions and behaviors. We no longer live in fear of dinosaurs eating us, so women don’t need physical protectors. Yet, there is still a biological response women have towards men, while men have intellectualized their attraction to women. In this dilemma lies his theory on the new masculine and feminine roles...
  • Triffany Hammond
    Regardless of the context, acting, directing, writing, producing, currency trading, currency teaching Triffany has helped others grow their skill by first growing themselves...
  • Dafna Michaelson
    Dafna Michaelson is the founder, president and JourneyWoman for the 50 in 52 Journey, a project for which she traveled across America to all 50 states and Washington DC spanning the 52 weeks of 2009 to find America’s problem solvers and idea generators. Through this Journey Michaelson has been sharing the stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their communities throughout the country with the goal of inspiring others to action...
  • Marcia Polas
    In 1999, Denver advertising executive Marcia Polas was given a package of Pilates sessions as a birthday gift. Hooked after her first class, she noticed a link between the right kind of exercise and a release of stress. Six months and a serious car accident later, a Pilates-trained physical therapist used Pilates exercises to rehabilitate Marcia’s back and neck injuries...
  • Karla Raines
    Karla Raines has her dream job. She advises Corona’s customers on organizational strategy and gets to do the same at Corona where she serves as the firm’s CEO. She balances her days between guiding customers and stepping back to take a look at the “big picture” to ensure the firm’s on track with its strategic direction...
  • Jo Roebuck-Pearson
  • Brian Luke Seaward
    Brian Luke Seaward is a renowned and respected international expert in the fields of stress management, mind-body-spirit healing and health promotion. Additionally, he is an award-winning author, photographer, teacher, celebrated film director/producer and much sought after inspirational speaker...
  • Darcy Varney
    Darcy Varney is a world traveler and an intrepid explorer of cities, towns and wild places everywhere. Guided by her own innate curiosity about how places influence who people become, she has pursued a broad education in human development, community development and urban planning and is now working on her Ph.D., studying how community values, place meaning and place attachment inform planning decision making...
  • Katie Weiss

Venue and Details

Daniels College of Business, Marcus Commons
2010 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO, 80210
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) TEDxWomen

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Organizer 206167

Dafna Michaelson
Commerce City, CO, United States

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Branding Lead

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