The diversity of life; the diversity of cultures; the diversity of approaches to innovation and success.
Featured Speakers: Nina G (Comedian, Inspirational Speaker), James Kao (CEO/President/Founder of GreenCitizen), Nathan Kiwere (Artist, Writer, Filmmaker, Cultural Activist), Sage LaPena (Native Activist, Clinical Herbalist), MarTan Martinez (Traditional Healer), Christina Ngo (NASA Research Engineer).
Collaborative audience-participation art projects guided by Few & Far and Dirty Brushes. Cultural performances by the Society of Hmong Students and Grupo Folklórico Luna y Sol de San José State. Progressive dinner with take-home handmade ceramic bowls. Swag Bag and After-Party with all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet bar.
Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.
Christina NgoAn engineer for NASA, Christina invents new ways to get young people excited for science, and for her industry to become more LGBT-friendly.
James KaoCEO/President/Founder of GreenCitizen, an e-waste recovery and recycling business in San Francisco, James was recently featured in the documentary Racing to Zero.
MarTan MartinezAs a Native American traditional healer with a special focus on treating substance abusers, MarTan Martinez teaches that "life offers us a lot of experience and gives us lessons. We choose which ones to leave alone and which ones to repeat."
Nina GNina G, San Francisco Bay Area comedian and inspirational speaker, talks about standing up for herself and what it took to become America’s only stuttering female stand-up comedian.
Sami BoutrosPresident, TEDxSJSU Student Club
Mayra OchoaTreasurer, TEDxSJSU Student Club
Abiola AwolowoTEDxSJSU Partnership Co-Chair
Mary YangTEDxSJSU Partnership Co-Chair
Jen ValenzuelaTEDxSJSU Marketing & Communications
Nate WilliamsTEDxSJSU Production Manager
Dennis YuTEDxSJSU Videography Manager