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Theme: Disrupt, Dare, Defy

This event occurred on
February 29, 2016
Nacogdoches, Texas
United States

Change happens when we press against the prevailing winds and dare to ask "why must this be so?" Innovation occurs when we defy conventional wisdom and offer alternative ideas and models. Progress happens when disrupt old ways of thinking and offer creative solutions to common problems. Join TEDxSFA as we Disrupt, Dare, and Defy.

Baker Pattillo Student Center
1936 North Street
222 Vista Dr.
Nacogdoches, Texas, 75962
United States
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Alina Brown

Alina is a Nutrition & Dietetics Major at SFASU,

Ashley Doss

Graduate student at SFASU and a military wife of nine years.

Joel Livsey

Music major at SFASU.

John Davis

My major is business administration with a concentration in accounting. This means I have a deeper understanding of business and the power of the dollar than the average person. I am the State President of the NAACP & a Student Activist who has study the power of boycotting from the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Movement

Matt Wurst

I am a political science student at SFASU and am currently is a part of SFA's Student Government Association. I have done some research into voting behavior, and I am interested in how social media and my generation expresses our opinions to talk about political issues.

Megan Jenkins

Megan is currently completing a bachelors degree in biochemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Nytesia Ross

As a 20 Year old college student I went through a period in which I was trying to find my voice. However, once I found it I realized how much of a positive difference I could make by simply being vocal about my feelings and ideas. I've been reciting poetry ever since the age of 13 and have been blessed to speak in numerous states and this past year I was blessed to be able to speak at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

Shatavia Wafer

Shatavia is a first generation college student at SFASU.

Tristin Harris

Harris is a student at SFASU where he serves as the Student Body President.

Organizing team




Lufkin, TX, United States