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Theme: TEDWomen 2019: Bold + Brilliant

December 14, 2019
11:00am - 4:00pm CST
(UTC -6hrs)
Houston, Texas
United States
This event is open to the public.
Tickets are available.

This is our year to be bold and brilliant! At TEDxHoustonWomen 2019, we'll spotlight dazzling ideas from some of the world's most extraordinary risk-takers and innovators who presented on the TEDWomen stage; and offer live talks from thought-provoking pioneers making power moves, brilliant people launching their ideas, and local champions who tirelessly show up as allies and advocates.

This December 14, 2019, join us at Unity of Houston and connect with a locally rooted, globally connected community of people interested in leading the change they wish to see in the world. Sow the seeds to collaborate with innovative thinkers who catalyze ideas toward action. Join us!

Unity of Houston
2929 Unity Drive
Houston, Texas, 77057
United States
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Deborah "D.E.E.P." Mouton

Poet, Singer, Actress, Photographer, Wife, and Mother
Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton is an internationally-known Poet, Singer, Actress, Photographer, Wife, and Mother. A native-Californian who now resides in Houston, D.E.E.P. was the first African-American Poet Laureate for the City of Houston, and ranked the #2 Best female Poet in the World. D.E.E.P. has established herself as a notable force in the Performance and Slam Poetry World. Her recent poetry collection, Newsworthy, is available now through Bloomsday Literary.

Juanita Rasmus

Pastor, Spiritual Director, Humanitarian, Artist
Juanita Rasmus is a pastor, Spiritual Director, and contemplative with a passion for outreach to the world's most impoverished citizens. Juanita co-leads the St. John’s Church in Downtown Houston with her husband, Rudy. In 2009, Juanita was diagnosed with kidney cancer, but she wasn’t afraid. Instead she waited to see what lesson the disease would bring. In August 2010, The Art Project Houston (TAPH) was launched, emerging from Juanita’s recovery from cancer as a therapeutic art program for the homeless, hungry, and transitioning community of Houston and those concerned about their plight. The lessons from Juanita's battles with depression and cancer have been chronicled in a memoir entitled "Learning to Be" and will be available in June 2020 through InterVarsity Press.

Tara Karimi

Founder, CEO, Chief Scientist: Cemvita
Dr. Tara Karimi has devoted her academic career to studying biological systems and applying the natural principles to create biologically-inspired technology. Dr. Karimi started her research in veterinary medicine and from there ventured into biochemistry. The introduction to biochemistry was the onset of her journey into multidisciplinary science. She went on to complete several projects in tissue and genetic engineering, molecular and developmental biology, stem cell research and regenerative medicine. This broad exposure and passion for the chemistry of living systems allowed Tara to connect the dots in biology and chemistry to pioneer what she calls Cognitive Chemistry.

Organizing team


Houston, TX, United States


Houston, TX, United States
  • Jaison Oliver