Title: Hope for the Oceans: Getting Fishing Right Kicking things off for TEDxCharlotte 2014: Renewal, Douglas Rader, the Chief Oceans Scientist for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), admitted, “Because I’m a serious scientist, they wouldn’t let me up here unless I promised not to bore you to death with endless charts and graphs.” He lied. There was [...]
TEDxCharlotte 2014 comes together on October 24th.
Join an intimate fifth edition of TEDxCharlotte. Our upcoming conference will continue a fresh tradition of focusing on brilliant speakers, but the event will be limited. That means we can only offer 400 in-person seats to both returning and new attendees. The conference takes place at Label at the NC Music Factory on October 24th, 2014.
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 [...]
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 [...]
For all of you students out there, we know $50 might be a stretch for a #TEDxCLT ticket. We really want you to come and experience the awesomeness – so we are giving you a break on the price. 50% off isn’t too bad – right? When you purchase your ticket, use the [...]
Chuck Hawks CEO, Teen Driving Solutions Role: Chuck co-leads curriculum development with our President, Dan Wagner, and is our primary classroom instructor and presenter for our teen driving classroom sessions. His focus is on the overall leadership and guidance of our organization, and how we show up in the community. Qualifications and Expertise: 30+ years as [...]
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 [...]
We are excited to announce we are giving TWO tickets away for our talks on October 24! We will pick a winner on Friday, October 17! How to enter: Share on our social media sites [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram] why you want to attend. Photos and videos are encouraged. Use the hashtag #TEDxCLT! *Your [...]