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Celebrate Innovation at TEDWomen Simulcast on Dec. 5 at SMU

November 21, 2013

TEDxWomen event on 05dec2013

On Dec. 5, 2013, TEDxSMU and Dallas Women's Foundation are joining forces to stream TEDWomen live from San Francisco.

We invite you, your friends, colleagues and neighbors to be a part of this transformational experience.

This FREE half-day conference will not only include the simulcast of TEDWomen: Invented Here, but will also feature former TEDxSMU speakers and local leaders in innovation to speak about their innovative ideas and work in philanthropy.

Click Here to Register!

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

Crum Auditorium in the Collins Center at SMU

Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Session One: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Live Speakers: 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Session Two: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Session Three: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Experienced and passionate innovation catalyst and sought-after international speaker, Courtney Ferrell, will lead the interactive discussion on innovation in philanthropy, providing the audience an opportunity to interact and share ideas.

TEDWomen will not just focus on technology, but also solutions to poverty; approaches to peacemaking; expressions of art, and at times, our own lives.

TEDWomen 2013 Speaker and Program Guide

Session One: To Be Is to Do

Jessica Matthews, Playful entrepreneur
Krista Donaldson, Engineer
Jane Chen, Social entrepreneur
Roshi Givechi, Designer
Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley, Entrepreneur and philanthropist
Hunter Lee Soik, Digital dreamer
Juliana Rotich, Tech entrepreneur
Esta Soler, Violence and abuse prevention expert
Dava Newman, Aeronautical/astronautical engineer and space-wear designer

Session Two: Wisdom Begins with Wonder

Boyd Varty, Environmental and literacy activist
Maggie Wilderotter, Communications exec
Denise Morrison, Food industry exec
Maya Penn, Entrepreneur, animator, philanthropist
Sarah Kay, Poet
Rupal Patel, Speech scienctist
Meklit Hadero, Singer-songwriter

Session Three: To Move the World First Move Yourself

Ingoma Nshya, Drummer troupe
Maysoon Zayid, Comedian and writer
Catalina Esobar, Advocate for teenage mothers
Paula Johnson, Women’s-health expert
Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook
Diana Nyad, Journalist, swimmer

TEDxWomen event on 05dec2013