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Theme: TEDx Raleigh 2022 - Bridging the Divide

This event occurred on
November 13, 2022
Raleigh, North Carolina
United States

10 Ideas, 10 min, 10 Dynamic Speakers! More details to follow!

Sheraton Downtown Raleigh
421 South Salisbury St
Raleigh, North Carolina, 27601
United States
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Chief Estella Patterson

Raleigh Chief of Police
Estella D. Patterson was appointed Chief of the Raleigh Police Department on August 1, 2021. As Raleigh’s senior law enforcement official, Chief Patterson leads the capital city’s police department of over 900 sworn and civilian employees. With a goal of making Raleigh the safest city in the nation, Chief Patterson’s priorities are to reduce violent crime, increase community engagement, and increase efficiency and morale throughout the Department.

Clodagh Lyons-Bastian

Clodagh Lyons-Bastian is a Communication Specialist and Executive focused on cross-cultural, and community relations
Clodagh Lyons-Bastian was raised in Dublin and Berlin. A Communication Specialist and Executive focused on cross-cultural, and community relations, her work spans the intersection of sociology, psychology, and communication science. Clodagh is the principle of Oghma Communications in Raleigh, NC. She teaches Public Relations Campaigns and International and Cross-Cultural Communication at North Carolina State University.

Dr. Adrienne Youdim

Internist specializing in weight loss and nutrition
I am an internist who specializes in medical weight loss and nutrition. I am obsessed with helping people understand their hunger so that they can live more physically and emotionally fulfilling lives.I am a practicing medical doctor, educator and teach at UCLA School of Medicine and I am an author, most recently of "Hungry for More: Stories and Science to Inspire Weight Loss from the Inside Out" which explores through science and stories the emotional and spiritual hungers that present as a hunger for food.

Dr. Alvin Powell

MD at Tufts University, Internal Medicine at Duke University
My Education has included BA at Columbia University, MD at Tufts University, Internal Medicine at Duke University and nephrology fellowship at Emory University. I have worked in medicine in the public and private sectors and done mission work overseas. As a Chief Health Equity Officer, I have led large health systems attempt to address health disparities.

Dr. Anita Bangale

Dr. Anita Bangale is an Emergency Physician, Founderand CEO of Diya Coaching
Dr. Anita Bangale is an emergency physician and has served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department at St. Luke's Hospital at The Vintage. She currently works as a physician and owner at America's ER, where she focuses on effective communication as a leader and prioritizes working under pressure with compassion and empathy. Additionally, Dr. Bangale is a certified life coach and founder and CEO of Diya Coaching - through which she aims to spread joy by improving mindset and believes in the magnificent, ignitable power of each person's inner light.

Dr. Kerry-Ann Kzamore

Dr. Kzamore is a university professor and award-winning filmmaker.
Dr. Kerry Ann Zamore is a University Professor, Clinical Social Worker, Award Winning Filmmaker, Playwright, Author and Advocate. She enjoys creating spaces using theatre and film to bring awareness and education about social issues in the community.

James Felts

James A. Felts, Entrepreneur Helping Veterans Transition
James A. Felts is an accomplished coach, facilitator, and guide with over 15 years of experience helping leaders optimize performance to achieve positive results through mentorship. His purpose is to assist Veterans with marketing themselves and their businesses. James has received coverage in print and broadcast to include ABC 11 news, The Vetrepreneur, Shift, and Triangle Real Producers magazines. You can find his published article in the Amazon Best Selling Book, "How to Speak Civilian Fluently." In addition to his strategic logistics planning and marketing experience, James is a trained business and marketing coach with his company Joint Task Force - 214. His training certification includes the following: Storebrand Guide, NC Real Estate Broker, Total Army Instructor, Observer Coach Trainer, Large Group Facilitator, Small Group Facilitator, and Basic Combative Instructor.

Jonathan Rivera

Blockchain Engineer
Blockchain software engineer who now works to bridge business, politicians, and communities to the world of blockchain technology. Working with local politicians on the adaption of blockchain voting applications and as well as NFTs for voting registration

Kiyeon Nam

Kiyeon Nam is an award-winning inventor, fashion designer, and the Chief Executive Officer of B'ZT® (Beacon Zone Technology) and S'HUG (Sweater Hug). B'ZT [smartbzt.com] is the world's first Smart Clothing pre-embedded with machine washable smart Bluetooth locator, which is created to prevent the vulnerable individuals from going missing. Her fashion invention S'HUG [shugnewyork.com] is successfully licensed by Adrianna Papell and marketed as a direct to consumer product. Her mission is building a "Kind Technology platform" by leveraging her patented smart apparel and IoT solution to create a safe environment for vulnerable individuals and peace of mind for caregivers. She believes anyone can take action of love by utilizing connected devices and get incentivized by the kind action.

Timothy Whitney

Financial Planner & Investment Manager
Tim Whitney is CEO of TradeWinds – a registered investment advisory firm based in Raleigh, NC. He is a second-generation CFP® and investment manager where his work is rooted in twenty years of traditional family advising and governance. Tim supports the digital asset, blockchain, and crypto communities.

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Raleigh, NC, NC, United States