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Theme: Insights

This event occurred on
April 21, 2018
11:00am - 4:30pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Hollywood, Florida
United States

TEDxYoungCirclePark 2018 will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the new Conference Center at Memorial Regional Hospital. This brand new state of the art venue will host a highly talented group of speakers who will bring energy, creativity, joy, and wonder to the TEDxYoungCirclePark stage. With their Insights, they will explore a wide range of provocative topics ranging from technology, education, design, music, social reform, art, and more.

The Conference Center at Memorial Regional Hospital
3501 Johnson Street
Hollywood, Florida, 33021
United States
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Ashwin Mehta, MD

Medical Doctor of Integrated Medicine
Dr. Ashwin Mehta is the Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at the Memorial Healthcare system in October of 2015. Dr. Mehta trained as a fellow in the Program of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, with Dr. Andrew Weil. Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep, Dr. Mehta’s expertise includes nutrition, exercise, sleep, yoga and mindfulness to achieve wellness in the context of treatment for MS. Dr. Mehta’s research interests include the use of preventative medicine and positive health behaviors to improve quality of life in patients being treated for chronic medical conditions.. Dr. Mehta’s team is comprised of experts in complementary techniques and they have developed innovative, client-centered wellness programs aimed to enhance quality of life throughout the spectrum of care. Dr. Mehta envisions integrative medicine as a driving force towards a new paradigm of quality healthcare where patient satisfaction and experience are given due importance.

Brian Breach

Recordng Artist & CEO of Sikey Clothing
After working years of 9-5’s, Brian was fired from his final 9-5 in 2008 and decided to become his own boss. This eventually led to the founding of GTPS independent label in which 8 different artists became apart of. With the success of GTPS he collaborated with his partner and became the co founder of a popular hip hop blog which has gotten over 1.2 million website views and continues to bring in traffic. As he was able to branch out to other ventures, Brian went on to start his own clothing line which ended up in several stores in South Florida. While building a social media presence for himself and the other artists under the GTPS banner, Brian and his business partner went on to found Wynwood Social club in which they grew the business from the ground up. He currently organically grows an online presence for a plethora of prominent social media figures while still maintaining multiple ventures.

Chris Sloan

President and Chief Creative Officer
The expression “art imitates life” is especially true for Chris Sloan, a creative visionary who has woven his passion for living into every facet of his career. From adventure and travel to food and aviation, Sloan’s projects reflect his ardent pursuit of personal enrichment, a trait that has given him an edge as a storyteller. Since co-founding the award-winning production company and creative hot shop 2C Creative ( in 2005, Sloan and his team have incorporated this passion into the creation and production of several successful cable TV series and specials, including “Dr. Miami” (WE tv), “Growing Up Gator” (GAC), “Florida Untamed” (Nat Geo WILD), “Airport 24/7: Miami” (Travel Channel), “Swamp Wars” (Animal Planet), “Danger Coast” (CMT), “A Stand Up Mother” (WE tv), “Future Food” (Discovery: Planet Green) and “10 Things You Didn’t Know” (Travel Channel), among others.

Dr. Shanequa Fleming

Premier Executive Coach and Leadership Expert
Dr. Fleming is the premier executive coach in South Florida. Her area of specialized interest includes the unique ability to forecast trends, see what’s missing and connect the dots by aligning talent and passion with strategy. Dr. Fleming focuses on transforming organizations through visionary thinking, HR strategy, executive coaching and leadership development. Prior to founding Perfect Solutions Consulting Group, a boutique consulting agency, she held leadership and human resource positions in higher education, healthcare, business and the financial industry giving her broad perspective and insight into executive leadership. Her work as a consultant, coach and leadership expert makes an impact nationally and internationally, driving strategies that have turn untapped potential in measurable results. Currently, you can catch her hosting her Beyond Boundaries segment on Good Morning Miramar.

Eddie Pinero

Speaker, Producer, and Entrepreneur
I‘m Eddie Pinero, a 30 year old speaker and entrepreneur living in Hollywood, Florida. I am driven by the ample opportunity life has to offer and believe that within each person exists the components to build an empire; to do something truly significant. As a D1 athlete, it didn’t take long to comprehend the importance of a strong mindset and its impact on winning. I learned, however, that the right mentality is not only essential to success in one’s sport, but that the way we see the world around us dictates our level of achievement in every aspect of life. This is something that I have taken with me through higher education, my time in the corporate world, and now onto my entrepreneurial ventures as I’ve built Your World Within into a major brand in the field of motivation/mindset. I am blessed to be able to do what I do every day.

Ginger Martin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Martin’s passion for fighting against human trafficking has led her on a mountain climbing journey with The Freedom Challenge since 2014. With five climbs under her belt thus far, including a noteworthy climb of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa in 2015 and Machu Picchu, Peru in 2017, Ms. Martin has tirelessly raised funds and awareness for the women and children who are victims of human trafficking. As a result, Ms. Martin has been asked to speak to a multitude of different groups throughout South Florida to tell her story of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and the leadership lessons learned along the way. Ms. Martin tirelessly gives back to the community by speaking at local schools, summer camps, and mentoring programs on concepts of business, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Ms. Martin’s message to young kids everywhere is to believe in their dreams, never give up, and to live up to their potential.

Jeff Jacobs

Song Writer, Artist and Producer
During 17 years in Nashville, Jeff worked with Gene Simmons of KISS, Bryan Adams, Rascal Flatts, Anderson Cooper, Loretta Lynn and Harry Connick, Jr., to name a few. Additionally, he also spent 3 years as a Staff Songwriter for “The Songs of Love Foundation.” In 2011, he founded THE SONG TEAM, which combined two passions….song-writing and professional development. The Song Team has facilitated programs for companies such as Delta Airlines, DaVita, McKesson, Bank of America, Hilton Hotels, Mars, Inc. and Nissan USA, Indiana University and FAU. . In 2014 Jeff accepted the role of Director of Operations for Big Dog Ranch Rescue, the largest, private no-kill rescue in the southeast. Under Jeff’s leadership, the organization rescued more dogs in 2014 than in any previous year, and employee engagement and retention, improved by 70%. Two years later, he resigned to Co-found Redemption Song Rescue League

Monica Reyes

Inspirational Speaker, Spiritual Teacher and Writer
Monica Reyes is an inspirational speaker, spiritual teacher and writer who is committed to guiding women back to their powerful truth by teaching them how to cultivate Awareness within their connection to mind, body and spirit so they can use this inherent power to impact themselves and the world. She braids science, spirituality, meditation and mindfulness into easily digestible programs for the modern woman. Her mission is to disrupt the collective unconsciousness of separateness, implicit bias, and addiction to the external world by leading the world back to who they really are - Universal Love.

Pablo Malco

Choreographer, Producer and Dancer
Pablo Malco, is a choreographer, producer and a dancer, first making his mark on the world as a street dancer from Brooklyn N.Y. But young and motivated, he began studying Jazz in high school and elaborated on his technique with education in Ballet, Acting and Movement Theory in college. Since high school, Pablo has been redefining his craft and performance skills. Malco’s professional career started in 1991 when he began to appear in several music videos, commercials, concerts and tours with products campaigns. Malco can be seeing with brands and artists such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, Appleton Rum, Nescafe, Arsenio Hall, B.E.T. Skat Kat, College Boyz, Lil Wayne, Jason Derulo, Ricky Martin, Will Smith, C&C Music Factory, Jean Michel Jarre , Sugar Hill Gang, Jessica Simpson and many more. Malco has written 6 dance and Theatrical musical productions, has produced over 250 events from major corporate event campaigns, flash mobs and full blown theatrical productions.

Sarah Beauchamp M.Ed.

Teacher and Freeland Writer
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, but raised in Iron Mountain, MI., Sarah Beauchamp returned to the Pittsburgh area when she was recruited to play collegiate volleyball. She studied English Education and Professional Writing before eventually moving on to earn her master’s degree in Education: Curriculum and Instruction. Of her sixteen years teaching, six were in Pittsburgh and ten are in Hollywood, FL. Sarah has over a decade of experience teaching high school English, but most recently continues to teach honors debate courses and the L.E.E.O. (Linking Education and Employment Outcomes) CEO/Entrepreneurship business program. In 2015, she earned the National Society of High School Scholars’ Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction Award, and the National Speech and Debate Association Donus D. Roberts Quad Ruby Coach Award. When Sarah is not educating the future leaders of America, she continues to write and spends time with her two rescue pit bulls who are God’s gift to her soul.

Troy Gramling

Innovative Pastor
Troy Gramling is the lead pastor at Potential Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has led this fast-growing, multi-site church to both a wide national and international audience through his TV and online presence. In the last decade, the church has partnered to plant numerous local churches around the globe, making an even greater impact worldwide. Pastor Troy excels in leadership development and is well known for his extreme creativity in designing unexpected worship and teaching experiences. His vision is fueled by a passion and burden to partner with people to reach their God potential. Pastor Troy and his wife, Stephanie, live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They have three children, Tyler, Carson and Baylee. They also have one daughter-in-law, Amber, who is married to Tyler.

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