x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Breakthrough

This event occurred on
June 13, 2019
Durres, Durrës

The very first TEDx event in Durres, will be organized in Albanian College Durres on June 13th 2019. An event where inspirational speakers will come and share their "breaking" ideas with the community. TEDxAlbanianCollegeDurres will bring six innovative ideas and spread them amongst everyone who is seeking for motivation.

Albanian College Durres
Rruga Anastas Durrsaku Lagjia No. 1.
Durres, Durrës, 2001
Event type:
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Darin Markwardt

Geography Educator + Lawyer
Darin Markwardt has a unique perspective concerning seemingly incorrect life choices that are immensely fulfilling. Against societies' expectations, he gave up being a lawyer and became a Geography teacher in Albania. It was the best decision of his life.

Elodi Cami

After facing some challenges because of stressing out Elodi Cami wants to talk about how stressing out leads to worse performance. Elodi wants to help the audience by teaching them how to avoid stress.

Joshua Bush

Physics Educator
Joshua Bush wants to teach people how to start accepting failure. He believes that accepting failure is just a part of learning. Joshua's goal is to inspire and give hope to those who feel pressure to succeed.

Jueda Coku

Jueda Coku is passionate about writing and has been loving it since a very young age. Jueda will share her experience of how writing can help anyone's mental health.

Lee Ann Schmelzenbach

English Educator
Lee Ann Schmelzenbach has been fascinated with vampirism for 13 years. What she has learned about vampirism is valuable and may help others begin to see the world in a new light and how to have a positive impact in small ways.

Reina Coku

After spending two weeks without watching Netflix, Reina Coku will share her experience and the results of this experiment.

Organizing team


  • Alexia Bare
  • Jueda Coku