Oct 20

Meet The Speakers: Sharon Dowell

Category: News

Sharon Dowell is a painter, public art commissioned artist, and Rowe Galleries Coordinator and Adjunct Professor at UNC Charlotte. She exhibits nationally and her work is in the collections of The Federal Reserve Bank, SPX, Renaissance Hotel, Ritz Carlton, Pricewaterhousecoopers, Fidelity Investments, and Duke Energy, among others. She kicked off her public art career in [...]

Oct 16

Meet The Speakers: CarlosAlexis Cruz

Category: Media, News, Video

  CarlosAlexis Cruz is currently an assistant professor of voice and movement at UNC Charlotte and a recent winner of the McColl Award for the project “Nouveau Sud, Nouveau Cirque,” which translates to “New South, New Circus.”   He holds an MFA from the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre where he studied a range [...]

Oct 14

Meet The Speakers: Leanne Gluck

Category: News

  Leanne Gluck is the Director of Social Impact at 3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D printing centric design–to–manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials, and cloud-sourced on-demand custom parts. These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype, or produce real parts, empowering customers to manufacture the future. In her role, she [...]

Oct 8

Meet The Speakers: Chris McLeod

Category: News

Chris McLeod is a licensed attorney with more than 20 years of fundraising experience. She is the President and Founder of Giving Matters, Inc., an intentionally small consulting firm focused on providing counsel to individuals, families, private foundations, donor-advised funds and businesses that want to make a difference with their charitable giving. Prior to founding [...]

Oct 2

Meet The Speakers: Laura Alma McCarthy

Category: News

Laura Alma McCarthy says she started Swaraj Yoga (“swaraj” is Sanskrit for “self-rule”) totally by accident. She is an artist by trade as well as a yoga practitioner, and had started teaching at a yoga studio for some extra cash. “I found [yoga] made a big change in my overall functioning,” she says. “But I [...]

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 [...]