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Theme: Women Rising

This event occurred on
December 1, 2012
10:00am - 7:30pm PST
(UTC -8hrs)
Menlo Park, CA
United States

TEDxSandHillRdWomen will combine live presentations in the morning, with an afternoon featuring live streaming of a portion of the main TEDxWomen event at the Paley Center for Media from Washington, D.C.

ENGAGE 9:00–10:00 Registration and networking
LEARN 10:00–12:30 In-person TEDx Talks and some surprises
CONNECT 12:30–1:15 Lunch and networking
BE AWED 1:30–3:00 Live Stream of “The Rising” Program TEDxWomen in DC
MIX & MINGLE 3:00–3:30 Snacks and Refreshments Break
LEARN MORE 3:30–5:30 In-person TEDx Talks
SCHMOOZE 5:30–7:30 Wine Reception & Appetizers

Quadrus Conference Center
2400 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA, 94025
United States
Event type:
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Julie Gilbert Newrai

Julie Gilbert Newrai, a successful serial entrepreneur that personally led the creation and scale of new business growth of over $11 billion, inside large organizations like Best Buy and Deloitte by mobilizing the leadership of previously untapped women. Her innovative movement, WOLF now enables this kind of empowerment and growth around the world.

Lynne Twist

Lynne Twist, a global visionary, activist, fundraiser, consultant and author — has devoted her life to bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually fulfilled human presence on earth. Her work has taken her around the world, where she has developed a keen understanding of the relationship of people to money: the psychology of scarcity and sufficiency.

Betsy McKinney

Betsy McKinney is an environmental activist, social entrepreneur, philanthropist, former journalist and Director of her family’s foundation.As a member of the Women Donors Network (WDN), which leverages the power of women’s philanthropy, Betsy spearheads the ‘Reigniting Women’ initiative. Betsy will be sharing her compelling and grounded idea about how women, interdependence and feminine values can restore and evolve our democracy.

Organizing team


Palo Alto, CA, United States
  • Wendy Wallbridge
  • Judy Ash
    Project Manager
  • Rhonda Walker
    Audio-Visual and Catering
  • Criss Marshall
    Community Builder
  • Chris Benninger
  • Nancy Nunziati
  • Anne Hill
    Social Media
  • Beth Broderson
  • Petere Miner
  • Susan Greene
  • Yvonne Hunt
  • Karen Sipprell