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Broward College partners with TED to host first TEDx event

September 27, 2017 | More Events, News

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Broward College will be hosting its first TEDx event on October 26 thanks to a recent partnership with TED TALKS, a non-profit devoted to spreading ideas usually through short carefully prepared talks.

The invitation only event is titled “Evolution,” and will take place at the Simulation (SIM) Center on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus in Davie.  The talks are divided into two sessions and will feature students, faculty and community speakers. Each session highlighting four speakers from different backgrounds. It will conclude with an audience discussion.

The “Evolution” talks will feature focus on the progression of ideas within art, culture, technology, science, and society and is designed to unite different career pathways in conversation about “ideas worth spreading.”

A reception will be held at 6 p.m. and speakers are set to take the stage starting at 7 p.m. The evening will close with an after-party.

 

Schedule of Speakers

7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

The Importance of Practicing Smart Phone Photography Victoria Mohan, student speaker

Coming Out of the Shadows – Andrea Arce, student speaker 

Thank You Very Much, but I’ll do it My Way: It is Possible to Achieve Happiness through Your Fear, Faith, Passion, and Skepticism – Natasha Terry-Ulett, faculty speaker

Dare to Be Different! A New Perspective on Goal-setting Jan Spence, community speaker

 8:45 to 9:45 p.m.

Micro-learning Claudia Mariann Diaz Millan, student speaker

Why Prostitution Ought to be Legalized in the United States – Kayla Friedland, student speaker

Your Cultural Identity has been One Big Lie Dr. Edward Cornejo, faculty speaker

What They See Is What They’ll Be  Reuben Rifin, community speaker

Overcoming Obstacles and Evolving to Your Life 2.0 Heidi Siefkas, tentative speaker

To learn more about TEDxBrowardCollege visit https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/21772.

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