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Theme: Girls Run the World

This event occurred on
March 4, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
United States

Kick off Women's History Month by joining us for our second TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon of 2019, themed Girls Run the World, on Monday, March 4th at World Cafe Live from 5:30-9:00pm, with our talks starting at 6:30pm.

Celebrate, explore, and unpack how “Girls Run The World” with a screening of a past TED talk on women empowerment and a LIVE talk from Marcella Hudson, co-founder and program director of beGirl World, a Philadelphia based non-profit organization that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel.

Women’s History Month 2019 is the perfect platform for this TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon, as we delve into how girls and young women can be inspired to take their place in a world. How do we build their confidence and spark their passion? Who will mentor them? What tools do the next generation need to dream big and aim high?

Event Schedule:
5:30pm: Doors open, World Café Live happy hour
6:30pm: Opening remarks and TED talk video screening
7:00pm: Live speaker
7:30pm: Facilitated small group discussions
8:30pm: Community networking
9:00pm: Event concludes

World Cafe Live Philadelphia
3025 Walnut St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104
United States
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Marcella Hudson

Marcella Hudson is the co-founder and CEO of, a Philadelphia based non-profit that empowers teenage girls through global education and travel. An enthusiastic researcher of different cultures and exploring countries, Marcella demonstrates to teens that travel is not only for people with unlimited means; that they too are able to travel by strategically finding educational, humanitarian, and career paths. One of Marcella’s major goals is to take one year off of work to extensively travel the world. She is also more than halfway to her #50by50 goal to visit all 50 US states well before she reaches the age of 50. Marcella is a construction, design, and development professional by trade. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, and two daughters.

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Philadelphia, PA, United States


Philadelphia, PA, United States