Theme: Connecting to Possibility
George Town, Cayman Islands
April 3rd, 2014
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About this event
TEDxSevenMileBeach is an independently organized TED event. On Thursday April 3, 2014 TEDxSevenMileBeach featured a selection of storytellers and visionaries from the Cayman Islands and around the world, who showcased their own ideas worth spreading, live to a diverse group of thinkers. Through their engaging stories, inspiring performances, and intriguing presentations, we explored what it means when we all tap into the power of Connecting to Possibility.
Emma Donaldson says that experiencing the challenges of disability/disadvantage in education drives her to seek better solutions. Emma is passionate about business and sustainable partnerships focusing on inclusion, workplace improvement and community awareness about neurodiversity.
Julianne Parolisi is trained in the use of music and other creative arts as a tool for connecting to possibility. It is her life’s passion and mission to help others tap into their own potential through the powerful and universal language of music.
Lady Rabia Abdul-Hakim
Lady Rabia Abdul-Hakim is a multi-talented author, illustrator, poet, master storyteller, international speaker, and women’s advocate from the Cayman Islands.
As an author, performer, and filmmaker, Javier Sanchez has the opportunity to deliver life building messages to youth and adults all over the planet while keeping them entertained through comedy, spoken word poetry, and powerful stories from his own life.
Lisa Sullivan is a reading speciliast whose work over three decades recognizes the importance of developing critical thinking and problem solving skills in the current generation of children. She is on a mission to help people understand that in this Technology-heavy society there is still a place for the love of reading.
As a licensed mental health counselor, Taylor Burrowes’ areas of clinical expertise include treating individuals, families, groups, and couples with relationship problems from a systemic perspective centered on a collaborative, brief, and strength-based approach. She specializes in sexual trauma and abuse recovery and currently facilitates a Government-funded programme for victims of sexual abuse and their non-offending family members.
Caine Smith is an award-winning strategic thinker, focused on Experience Design and using technology to improve how we all interact with the world. Passionate about technology and user-experience, he has worked with global brands impacting the way millions of people interact and connect with these brands.
Marni Evans built her career up from the ground floor. For over a decade, she has delivered cutting edge, high-end green building education and consulting services to over 1,000 super-pleased clients, in the US, Canada and Mexico on hundreds of green projects and programs.
In her coaching practice, Annikki Brown partners with individuals, couples and corporate clients to create a shift in their present life, supporting their wellbeing, and having them get past their obstacles and step into an authentic and empowered reality of their own design.
Maureen Cubbon helps children discover the benefits of growing and preparing their own food, using the “garden to table” approach as a teaching tool. She helped create and implement two international health and wellness programs for children.
Founder of ‘meaningful work’ business incubator “50th Generation”, Carrie Bedingfield is an entrepreneur, business communication expert, investor and guest lecturer at Cambridge University Judge Business School.
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- Angela Lee Duckworth: The key to success? Grit
- Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong
- Jane Chen: A warm embrace that saves lives
- Clayton Cameron: A-rhythm-etic. The math behind the beats
- Derek Sivers: How to start a movement