TEDxWartburg College

TEDxWartburg College would be hosting their "Explore The Unknown" event on 01/25/20.

Operating as usual

03/09/2022

It’s a big week because this weekend we are having our Tedx event! It is free for all and tell a friend to tell a friend. We cannot wait to see you there!

02/27/2022

Here is the official poster for our event! Please make sure to share it around! 2 weeks until the event!!

02/12/2022

WHAT IS TED TALK TUESDAY: TTT is an initiative to bring your attention to existing Ted talks that we feel are relevant to our theme. The audience gets to share talks that inspire and move them in a positive with us and we can share it here with everyone else.
WHY: To get the audience thinking about relevant ideas and discuss them here (in a safe space!)
WHEN: Every Tuesday

We hope you enjoy this initiative and share with us all the amazing talks you’ve come across.

Until Tuesday…

12/03/2021

Apply to be a speaker at the TEDx 2021/2022 event happening next year. Applications are open to Wartburg students, staff, alumni, and the community at large! Tell a friend to tell a friend and share your ideas with the rest of the world!
Visit our website [email protected] for more information, or click the link in bio.
See you in 2022

TEDxWartburgCollege 2022 Speaker Application Form 11/30/2021

We are extending the speaker application deadline until Monday, Dec. 20th! Anyone can apply including students, faculty, and community members. The theme is (Re)starting the Conversations. Now, that we are coming back to a new normal, what conversations need to be restarted or happen for the first time? Anyone can be a speaker including students, faculty, staff, and community members. All you need to do is have an idea worth sharing that relates to the theme. If interested, please fill out the TEDxWartburgCollege 2022 Speaker Application Form by Monday, Dec. 20th. Also share it with other people you think could make good speakers! If you have any questions, email the Curator for the event, Abigail Denault at [email protected].

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMfLKuIslmyULTKUU-bsRiSPBpDhlZcc9Ryvh9TAAM-hazFw/viewform?usp=sf_link

TEDxWartburgCollege 2022 Speaker Application Form TEDxWartburgCollege will take place on March 12, 2022 in McCaskey Lyceum at Wartburg College. TEDxWartburgCollege is an independently organized event, licensed by TED. This event will feature TED-like talks under the theme “(Re)starting the Conversation”. Here is a further question about the the...

03/21/2021

Our event was a success, thanks to you!!

We want to give a shout out to all our amazing attendees, at our fourth annual event "Questioning The Narrative" which was yesterday, March 20, 2021.

Our team is grateful for having such curious and diverse audience. We appreciate your time and continuous support!

Keep being this great and wonderful. The world needs more people like you, Thank You!

03/19/2021

The countdown is almost over!
Although this event will look a little different this year, we are very excited to present some talented speakers to you.

Questioning The Narrative will take place from 9 a.m-Noon TOMORROW!

If you have not yet registered for the event, please follow the link below to sign up.

https://www.wartburg.edu/tedx/

We can't wait to see you all over Zoom!

03/19/2021

Let's introduce our last speaker, Nate Cannon!
Cannon has attended the University of Minnesota, Hamline University, MN Paralegal Institute, and is on the NCCDP.
If Cannon could solve a global issue it would be to eliminate the divides between us.
A person Cannon looks up to is Cannon's mom. Cannon said, "She's the most resilient person I've ever known and without her standing by my side through my darkest of days, I wouldn't be alive.”
Cannon’s top bucket list item is to visit Australia and see koalas in the wild.
Fun fact about Cannon, Cannon loves pancakes!
We look forward to his talk tomorrow!

03/18/2021

Meet Deborah Gilboa M.D.!
Gilboa has attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University.
If she could solve a global issue she would make education free and accessible to every child.
Gilboa looks up to many people, but the most notable person is Oprah. Gilboa said, " I admire Oprah, as she saw a cultural problem (that women believed they should care for others at their own detriment), and set out to change our culture in order to solve it and is succeeding."
Her top bucket list item is to spend an entire summer traveling with her kids.
Fun fact about Gilboa, she has a superpower of helping people figure out what career they want to pursue
We'll hear from Gilboa on Saturday!

03/18/2021

Happy Thursday!!! Only two days left from the event. Below you will find the schedule of "Questioning the Narrative". This schedule is also at the TEDx Wartburg College page at https://www.wartburg.edu/tedx/.

We have seven speakers with a whole variety of topics. If you want to learn more about our speakers we have posted them on our social media, but you can also find them by clicking the TEDx Wartburg page link above. Registration to attend is still open and attendance is free, how awesome is that?

Register here: https://wartburg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwkcuirqDwoGNKjwvfhjhJZrmsAEr4XrzFq

We can't wait to see you!!!

03/17/2021

Today we're introducing Dylan Lundgren!
Lundgren is an addiction recovery advocate and speaker.
If he could see a global issue resolved he would like to see massive levels of unhappiness and trauma resolved.
Lundgren looks up to John F. Kennedy because as Lundgren has said, "He is willing to stand up for what's right."
His top bucket list item is to hike the Haiku Stairs in Hawaii.
Fun fact about Lundgren, he loves to dance and sing karaoke.
We can't wait to see what he has to say this Saturday!

03/16/2021

Meet Nikki Cohn-Byrd
Cohn-Byrd is a Sr. Employee Benefit Account Exec, former health coach, creator at Sexy Healthcare, sales and marketing strategy director at Digital Health SaaS Company Heads Up Health from Phoenix.
If she could solve a global issue she would improve the quality of access to healthcare.
Cohn-Byrd looks up to a few people. She said, "I look up to Elon Musk for being as smart and forward thinking as I'd want to be, Julie Yoo of A16Z for being a figurehead in healthcare VC, and all the female actresses and musicians who I'm living a creative life vicariously through!”
Her top bucket list item is travelling to as many places as she possibly can.
Fun fact about Cohn-Byrd, she loves horses, dogs, and basically all animals!
You'll see Nikki Cohn-Byrd speaking this Saturday!

03/15/2021

Meet Kyson J. Stoker!
Stoker is a corn dog truck operator, newspaper delivery boy, and a spikeball fanatic from Layton, Utah.
If he could solve a global issue, he would like to resolve world inadequacy. Stoker said, “I would love to help each individual question their own negative self-talk and let themselves thrive. Whether this be in African tribes or European cities; our world needs each unique contribution.”
Stoker looks up to Nelson Mandela because he admires his humility and determination.
His top bucket list item is to raise an awesome family.
Fun fact about Stoker, he is an expert at catching grapes in his mouth.
We can't wait to hear what Stoker has to say on Saturday!

03/15/2021

Let us introduce Charlotte Ding!
Ding is currently a high school student from Irvine, California who hopes to study psychology in college.
If she could solve a global issue she would promote outdoor activities for people in her age and inspire them to keep the environment clean.
Ding looks up to the first woman to summit Mt. Everest--Junko Tabei.
Her top bucket list item is to finish climbing the 7 summit's and North and South Poles.
Fun fact about Ding, she loves playing a Chinese instrument called Guzheng.
We'll see you Saturday Charlotte Ding!

03/15/2021

And so the countdown has begun!
Let's introduce our first speaker Acamea Deadwiler.
Deadwiler is an accredited complimentary therapist.
If she could solve a global issue, she would like to ensure that everyone has the resources and access to achieve financial stability.
While talking about Oprah--the person she looks up to--she stated, "She speaks eloquently and carries herself with compassionate authority."
Her top bucket list item is to star in a television show or movie with a speaking role.
Fun fact about Deadwiler, she played basketball in college.
We look forward to hearing her speak this Saturday!

What if a single human right could change the world? 03/10/2021

Would you believe it? It's Ted Talk Tuesday! We only have a few more left before our event!

This week we're showing Kristen Wenz's talk "What if a single human right could change the world?"

Let's discuss!

What can you do individually to help combat this issue?

Why is it important to recognize a person despite their accessibility to get a birth certificate?

How will you help stop discrimination?

What if a single human right could change the world? More than a billion people worldwide, mostly children, do not have a legal identity. In many countries, this means they can't get access to vital services like health care and education, says legal identity expert Kristen Wenz. She discusses why this problem is one of the greatest human rights viola...

03/06/2021
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TEDxWartburgCollege. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. 03/06/2021

Our event "Questioning the Narrative" is just around the corner!
This event will be provided to you at no cost, so take advantage of this opportunity!

To register for the event follow the link below!

We hope to see you there!

Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TEDxWartburgCollege. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: TEDxWartburgCollege. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.

The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 03/02/2021

Another Ted Talk Tuesday coming your way!
Wartburg students, you should recognize this one!

This week we're discussing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and her talk "The danger of a single story"

Let's discuss!

Do you think you possess a single story about someone/something that you would like to change?

What steps will you take to get rid of the "single story" you were raised to believe in?

After this Ted Talk, how do you feel like you could help change the narrative about things unknown to you?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Ihs241zeg&feature=youtu.be

The danger of a single story | Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more. Our lives, our cultures, ...

How your brain responds to stories -- and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber 02/24/2021

Hey hey hey! It's Ted Talk Tuesday!

This week we're sharing speaker Karen Eber and her talk "How your brain responds to stories---and why they're crucial for leaders"

Let's discuss!

What stories and data combination caused you to pause or change your behavior?

Do you have a favorite story, if so, please share!

How will you use this information in the future if you have to give a persuasive speech or presentation?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJfGby1C3C4

How your brain responds to stories -- and why they're crucial for leaders | Karen Eber Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, transcripts, translations, personalized talk recommendations and more.How do the world's best le...

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