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Sep 16

Get Your Tickets Now!

Category: News

We are very excited to present another TEDxCharlotte event on October 24, 2014, at Label @ NC Music Factory. We all love bringing TED to Charlotte in TEDxCharlotte form. The community that spawns from this event is truly life-changing and inspirational. This is a labor of love for all the organizers, and we couldn’t be [...]

Feb 15

LIVE: Karla Williams

Category: Media, News

“I think this was a setup,” began Karla Williams, addressing the emerging theme of this year’s TEDxCharlotte. “Holy cow! If I were your age, and I was sitting in this audience, whatever age you are, I’d be thinking ‘This is a very big world, how am I going to find that place, if I haven’t [...]

Feb 15

LIVE: Molly Barker

Category: Media, News

Molly Barker gets out of the “leader box” and discovers that she is a leader in her letter to Congress. Read it here.   Molly Barker Veteran TEDxCharlotte speaker Molly Barker is the founder of Girls on the Run. Through the organization, Molly has helped girls all over North America understand that it’s OK if [...]

Feb 15

Dear Congress: A Letter from Molly Barker

Category: Media, News

Dear Congress: I’ve been wanting to write you for awhile. I need to come clean with you.  I haven’t liked the way you seem to communicate with each other.   There appears to be a lot of name-calling, bullying and downright mean-spiritedness. If we can’t respect each other within our own house, how can we possible [...]

Feb 15

LIVE: Dale Mullennix

Category: Media, News

The theme of big ideas and big dreams continued with Dale Mullennix, from Urban Ministry Center of Charlotte, who described his dream to end homelessness. But Mullennix decided to take it one step further: “How about how to end homelessness and heal your own soul at the same time.” Most people don’t want to talk [...]

Feb 15

LIVE: Chad Henderson

Category: Media, News

Chad Henderson told the audience at TEDxCharlotte about his typical work day. He starts at 4 a.m.  and by 4:30 a.m. he’s already sweating, running numbers in his head about temperature and ingredients while carrying heavy bags and hops.  The man is non-stop, and all before 6 a.m. But all Henderson can think is, “God, [...]

Feb 15

LIVE: Valaida Fullwood and Charles Thomas

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Emcee Mike Watson introduced Valaida Fullwood and Charles Thomas by saying, “They are both just gifts to our community.” “Reframing Portraits of Philanthropy — that was my big idea six years ago,” began Valaida. The book, published in October 2011, shares the stories and profiles of 200 black philanthropists. As Valaida explained, “For some time, [...]