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Theme: Dream Big... Then Do It!

This event occurred on
November 17, 2012
Baltimore, Maryland
United States

As students, most of us are used to learning in an enclosed environment — with seemingly infinite amount of assignments, tests, and exams. Break out of that and come to Baltimore's TEDxYouthDay to DREAM BIG, and then DO IT!

801 W Baltimore St
Baltimore, Maryland
United States
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Shaquille Brooks

Shaquille Brooks is a sophomore at Digital Harbor High School in Baltimore's Federal Hill. He is currently studying in the Programming & Software Development pathway. As someone deeply vested in his community, he works with the Mayor's office as a District Youth Commissioner and at Baltimore City Public School's Office of Learning to Work. He is committed to working to make learning more engaging and connected to real-world opportunities.

Keimmie Booth

Keimmie Booth is a seventeen-year-old senior at Western High School in Baltimore, Maryland. Keimmie possess an inspiring passion for robotics and youth innovation. She proudly supports Baltimore city's robotics leagues by volunteering at robotics camps and competitions and when she is not volunteering with other teams, Keimmie serves as the captain of the robotics team 2528 "The RoboDoves."

Taikira White

Taikira is a junior at Baltimore City college and a student organizer with The Intersection. Taikira helped push members of the Baltimore City Council to pass a 3 cent bottle tax estimated to raise 150 million for school reconstruction and renovation. Recently she helped organize a 200 person rally to support the MD Dream Act which passed overwhelmingly on November 6. Taikira has spoken at a rally with Congressman Elijah Cunning, NAACP President Ben Jealous.

Organizing team