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Theme: When Life Gives You Lemons

This event occurred on
December 1, 2018
New London, Connecticut
United States

Our TEDx Youth Day will be held this December 1st on Connecticut College’s campus and will be an event devoted to empowering the voices of the youth. While we are still finalizing the schedule, we expect to have speakers give talks followed by fun educational activities and yummy food. A truly fun and educational day for the whole community!

Connecticut College College Center at Crozier-Williams
270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy
1941 room
New London, Connecticut, 06320
United States
Event type:
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Alistair Haglund

ISAAC--Grade 7
Alistair lives in Waterford, CT with his parents and three siblings. He is 12 years old and enjoys listening to dub step and watching YouTube. His hobby is uploading videos to his YouTube channel called Q & A 2.0 with his brother.

Ilialna Hernandez

Student at Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication (ISAAC) 8th Grade
Hi, my name is Ilialna Marie Hernandez. I am thirteen years old and I live in New London, CT. I live with my parents, my little sister and my baby brother. I love playing basketball, reading, dancing and singing.

Isis Bandele-Asante

ISAAC--Grade 7
Isis lives in New London, CT with her parents and siblings. She is 12 years old and enjoys working in her community and reading.

Jayla Torres

ISAAC--Grade 7
Jayla is a 12 year old New London, CT resident. She lives with her mother and siblings. Jayla enjoys reading and hanging out with friends.

Moustapha Gueye

Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication (ISAAC)-Grade 6
My name is Moustapha Gueye and I am 11 years old. I live with my parents in New London, CT. I am originally from Senegal, West Africa, but I have lived in the United States most of my life. One of my favorite hobbies is playing the ukelele.

Richard Parsons

ISAAC--Grade 7
Richard is 12 years old and is from Montville, CT. He lives with his parents and two brothers. He enjoys reading, playing sports and playing games. His hobby is writing.

Shem Adams

ISAAC--Grade 7
Shem lives in New London, CT with his parents, Shem Adams and Shirley Briones. He is 12 years old and enjoys playing basketball and video editing. One day he hopes to become a professional basketball player or have a career as a web master.

Syeda Raza

Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication (ISAAC)---Grade 8 Conservation Activist
Syeda is 13 years old and lives in New London, CT with her parents and three brothers. She likes learning new things and her hobbies include reading and exploring.

Virginia Keister

Student at Chariho Middle School
Student at Chariho Middle School

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  • elizabeth lopez
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  • Enya McGarry
  • Eric Huber
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  • Eslam AbouSamra
  • Helen Fulmer
  • Jacob Bernstein
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  • Ketsitseng Tsolo
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  • Lena Kezdy
  • Marta Denny
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  • Riley Ladner
  • Rose Montera