Seattle University is pleased to host TEDx, an event that will bring together students, faculty and community members to share ideas worth spreading.
At TEDxSeattleU, live speakers and TEDTalks videos combine to spark deep discussion and connection.
As an institution that promotes independent critical thinkers informed by the humanities, Seattle University has invited some of Northwest’s leading thinkers and doers to reflect on the theme “A Life of Purpose” and to share what they are most passionate about.
TEDxSeattleU is an opportunity to experience some extraordinary voices in our community, dynamic people with a unique story and a fresh perspective.
Student Activities & Leadership Development
Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.
Renee VandermauseIn addition to being a senior undergraduate, Renee Vandermause has participated in Professionals Without Borders and the Belize Immersion, which has taken her to Belize, Nicaragua, and Zambia and has inspired her to keep traveling, keep engaging, and keep telling stories in the service of others.
Kathy Adams“Impacting Global Health Transgenerationally ” Kathy Adams works for the Family Policy Council’s Whatcom Network and is part of a state-wide team that brought the Adverse Childhood Experiences study focusing on childhood trauma and its impact on long-term chronic health outcomes.
Laura Wall“The Reverse Lifeboat” Laura Wall is a seminary student in Seattle University’s school of Theology and Ministry, with a former life for many years in the technology sector. A near-death experience combined with a crisis in values led to her radical shift in direction.
Michael MageStudent Activities Graduate Assistant
Michelle EtchartDirector of Leadership Development
Stephanie WeiskopfLeadership Development Graduate Assistant
Joshua McFaddenStudent Activities Graduate Assistant
Cameron MartinStudent Activities
Sarah SwihartLeadership Development
Matthew TaylorCES Representative