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Theme: "The Space Between"

San Francisco, CA, United States
November 30th, 2012

About this event


TEDxFiDiWomen is an individually organized TEDx event taking place in San Francisco and held in conjunction with TEDxWomen in Washington DC on November 30th, 2012. This event brings together female leaders, thinkers and doers to share real ideas and solutions to issues impacting women worldwide.

After a successful first event last year, which was measurably the largest global TEDx women's event to date, we're producing a second event scheduled for- -November 30, 2012 from 11-9pm at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco.

Last year, our talks (and sponsors) reached over 150,000 views in under one month’s time alone, and the number continues to grow everyday. You can view the 2011 event talks here:

This year, the event is themed “The Space Between” and will address both the literal and figurative space between fact and fiction, poverty and plenty, IQ & EQ, perception and reality, and the past, present and future of generations.

For more information about the general theme please review this link We already proud to host the following speakers and will continue adding to the lineup, regularly.

1. Jessica Minhas: Human Rights Activist

2. Jackson Katz, Phd: One of North America's Leading Anti-Sexist, Male Activist on Ending Gender Violence

3. Natalie Spiro: Interactive Corporate &Team Building

4. Tricia Compas-Markman: Founder & CEO of DayOneReponse, Inc.

Doors Open for Registration & Seating: 10:15am
Talks Begin: 11am sharp
Livestream Talks from Washington DC: 3pm-430pm
Reception: 5pm-9pm

All tickets are $100 and include food and drinks, a special t-shirt printed by a woman survivor of Human & Sex Trafficking & Slavery, an afternoon of Talks that will move and inspire, followed by a reception hosting unforgettable entertainment and networking. We are limited to 100 Attendees and will sell out.

All TEDx Events are 100% volunteer and sponsor produced and the cost of the ticket goes directly into producing the event. We thank you for your commitment to the advancement of women's leadership and equality and for your interest in joining us for an event of "Ideas Worth Spreading."

With Honor,

TEDxFiDiWomen Team

Our goal is to become the largest platform for women leaders to speak up, educate and emerge. The TEDx platform provides the perfect opportunity to highlight necessary and and emerging ideas for evolution. To support us reaching this goal, for sponsorship inquiry, please email

Confirmed Speakers

  • Tricia Compas-Markam Compas-Markman
    Tricia Compas-Markman is founder and chief executive officer of DayOne Response, Inc. ( – a company focused on providing clean drinking water to disaster-prone communities. Tricia has a civil engineering background with 5-years experience working on water treatment technologies for developing countries, such as Thailand, Nicaragua, and Haiti. She is an Unreasonable Institute fellow, recipient of the Junior Chamber International, Osaka Outstanding Young Person’s Award for social innovation, Creativity Foundation legacy prize winner, and recently a North America Finalist for the 2012 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.

Venue and Details

111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105
United States
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Event Type (what is this?) TEDxWomen

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Organizer 174333

Michelle Fetsch
San Francisco, CA, United States

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Ilana Reiser
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Valerie Taormina
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Michal Habdank-Kolaczkowski
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Gretchen Sweet
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Stephanie Staidle
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Sarah Kurhajetz
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