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Reserve your spot for TEDxNewRiver 2024 !
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Tuesday September 24th, 2024 Fort-Lauderdale, Florida
Check out the talks from our 2023 Edition...
Dare to Be You: Unraveling the Power of Authentic Creativity | David Popa | TEDxNewRiver
David Popa shares from the TEDx stage how to let L-O-V-E lead you to find your creative self. His larger-than-life works of art will keep you mesmerized. David Popa is an artist born and raised in NYC currently based in Finland. His current body of work uses all natural pigments mixed only with the source water to create site-specific, ephemeral earth-works captured through the eye of a drone. The large-scale work Popa paints, mostly on islands/islets in the nordic region, are documented and portrayed through photography,short films and most recently as NFT’s (Unique Digital Works of Art) This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Women and Kids: the Backbone of Our Future | Catherine Parker Toms | TEDxNewRiver
Public health physician Catherine Parker Toms shares from the TEDx stage how we can change the paradigm for pregnant people and children in order to improve their access to healthcare all the while being environmentally conscious. Catherine Toms is a public health physician who is a senior advisor for climate and health at Health Care Without Harm, where she helps Florida's hospitals become more sustainable and resilient. As a member of Florida Clinicians for Climate Action, she educates others about the health effects of climate change and equitable solutions that promote clean energy and healthy communities. She previously designed programs to reduce maternal and infant mortality and now focuses on the impacts of extreme heat on vulnerable populations, including expectant mothers. She leads the Green Cars for Kids program, which provides free transportation to non-emergency healthcare for low-income expectant mothers and children using an all-electric fleet. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Why men should write | Michael Marion | TEDxNewRiver
Educator Michael Marion shares from the TEDxNewRiver stage how writing helped him overcome stereotypes as a child and how we should encourage our young men to pick up a pen and write. Dr. Michael (Mike) Marion, Jr., is an educator. He has spent over 20 years in education. Dr. Marion earned his associate, bachelor and master’s degrees from San Diego State University and a doctorate from the University of Southern California. He was also accepted into the prestigious ASPEN Institute (Leadership, Values, and the Good Society) program, Stanford University’s (d.School) Designing for Social Change Program, and Harvard University’s (Institute for Educational Management) leadership program. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx