News

Oct 20

Meet The Speakers: Sharon Dowell

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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

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  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 8

Meet The Speakers: Chris McLeod

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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 [...]

Sep 16

Get Your Tickets Now!

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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

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“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

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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

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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 [...]