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Theme: Stories of Resilience

This event occurred on
May 15, 2024
Miami Beach, Florida
United States

TEDxMiami presents 'Stories of Resilience' in which our speakers will talk about humanity overcoming obstacles through innovation, curiosity, and grit. This TEDxMiami event showcases change makers in their industry who will educate and connect us with their missions. from climate change to artificial intelligence, this event explores conversations and ideas on view human resilience.

New World Center
500 17th St, Miami Beach
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
United States
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Andrew Parker

Healthcare Innovator
Throughout his career, Andrew Parker has focused on healthcare innovation that brings care to the people. In late 2017, Andrew founded Papa, a platform that brings companionship and support for older adults and families. He started the company to support his own grandfather, his "Papa," and has since scaled his idea to provide social support nationally.

Beena Ammanath

AI Ethics Leader
Beena operates at the intersection of giant ideas and delivery of those ideas with impact. She has anchored her entire professional career on being a technology and purpose driven leader charting new paths with artificial intelligence, and data. Her work on AI ethics is helping organizations build responsible tech ecosystems.

Daniel Betts

ClimateTech Innovator
Daniel Betts is the CEO and co-founder of Blue Frontier. His work has spanned R&D, product development, consulting, and executive management of various startups. With a background in mechanical engineering and a passion for Cleantech, Daniel is working on revolutionizing air-conditioning as we know it.

Kunya Rowley

Opera Singer: Performer
Kunya strives to be a conduit for accessible arts and community building through a multi-cultural and equity-focused lens. He is an accomplished musician and artistic director of Hued Songs, which explores and celebrates black history through the lens of black music and artists.

Leila Allen

Dr. Allen is the founding Director of the B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience Degree Program at Florida International University. She has a passion to develop scientific models for translational neuroscience and Alzheimer's Disease. With her trailblazing work at the Porcine Neuroscience Lab FIU, she hopes to finally gain insights on a disease that defies human resilience.

Mike Pell

Technology Visionary
Bold, insightful, and uncompromising, Mike Pell is an unapologetic disrupter, having spent over three decades pushing the tech industry’s boundaries well past innovative design and technologies into the realm of true breakthroughs. From Adobe Acrobat to 3D holograms, Mike Pell has his unique stamp on some of the most utilized tech today.

Scott Shigeoka

Curiosity Expert
Scott Shigeoka is a curiosity expert who has popularized research that promotes positive well-being and relationships. His work spans UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and groundbreaking courses at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a screenwriter and playwright with keen eye for storytelling.

Victoria Pelletier

Diversity and Inclusion Leader
Victoria is a influential voice in Women’s and LGBTQ+ communities and a champion for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Characterized by an unyielding drive for excellence and a commitment to shaping growth through authenticity and change, Victoria serves as a global role model.

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Miami, FL, United States