- No tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
- Buy your tickets as soon as possible -- we typically sell out.
- A limited quantity of discounted tickets are available to New School faculty, students, and alums with a valid newschool.edu email address
- Doors @ 6:00 PM
- Open wine bar @ 6- 7:30 PM for those 21+. (Be sure to bring a photo ID). Also, enjoy beverages provided by our friends at HINT water.
- Ignite Talks @ 7:30 PM
- After party @ 9:30 PM @ Destination Bar (13th St + Avenue A). $4 draft beers & $5 well drinks.
Kim Boekbinder: Nobody Knows I'm a Superstar (I'm a Superstar Nobody Knows)
Kim Boekbinder is The Impossible Girl; a performer and musician who defies genre. She has
travelled the world, stealing hearts and changing paradigms. She is currently writing a
space album, because SPACE!
https://twitter.com/KimBoekbinder http://www.kimboekbinder.comJay Dixit: Bouncing Back: How to Build a Psychological Immune SystemJay Dixit is a psychology writer who writes for The New York Times, The WashingtonPost, Rolling Stone, and is former Senior Editor at Psychology Today. He’s a winner of TheMoth, and his story “Distance” appears on The Moth Radio Hour.
Philip Kiracofe: Failure Club
Over the last 20 years, Philip has launched a pioneer online grocery service, the first
large scale social networking site, a venture incubator fund, a construction firm, and a
social venture to promote mountain biking in Haiti.
Will Mayo: Cut the Arms Off Your BabyWill loves creating, manipulating, and listening to audio. Since college, Will continues to sing and perform the music he loves. After developing several sound related apps, Will launched SpokenLayer, which lets anyone read the web with their ears, a concept driven by Mayo’s childhood struggle with Dyslexia. You may recognize Will by his Kilt worn at many tech events, TC Disrupt NYC or SXSW '11 and '12.https://twitter.com/wrmayohttp://www.spokenlayer.com
Susan is a serial connector, passionate cause marketer, writer and corporateresponsibility expert. She serves on the boards of Bpeace and Earth 2 Hub, a London-basedinnovative media platform for science and technology.
Thor is the New York Times best-selling co-author of Get Lucky: How to Put Planned Serendipity to Work for You and Your Business, as well as cofounder of Get Satisfaction, an online customer engagement platform. Thor started one of the world’s first Web design agencies in 1995, acquired by Frog Design to form its global Internet practice.
Susan McPherson: The sun can arise again, even in midlife.
https://twitter.com/tempo http://thormuller.comVivianne A. Njoku / Van Alexander: Say What??Vivianne is currently a Teaching Artist with the Tribeca Film Institute, Reel Works TeenFilmmaking, and Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in addition to contributing to Tom TomMagazine. https://twitter.com/v_xander http://vanalexander.tumblr.com/Jon Reznick: How the Spectacular Catastrophic End To My Career And My Marriage Started My LifeJon fell into politics unexpectedly and rather by accident but has dedicated hisprofessional cycles to it ever since. He has made a name lately as photographer to thestars (of NYC politics). https://twitter.com/JReznickPhoto http://www.jonreznick.com/Ricky Robinett: College Dropouts: Kanye West, Steve Jobs and MeRicky is a New York City based app developer focused on creating fun and entertaining apps(FakeGirlfriend.co, World of Fourcraft). His apps have been used by hundreds of thousandsof users and covered in multiple media outlets.https://twitter.com/rickyrobinett http://rickyrobinett.comKyle Studstill: Is It Failure? Or Is It Interesting?Kyle has used his background in trends and innovation to build a strategic design consultancy for the collaborative economy. He and his partners design functional business strategies that help organizations develop trust and community in an age of transparency.https://twitter.com/kylecameron http://threekings.co/Vijaya Thakur: How to Have a Breakdown
Vijaya is the Founder and Executive Director of Resolve Network and an adventurer. Ever since she learned to love failure and embraced the struggle, she's gotten victories she didn't think were possible. https://twitter.com/thakuraine http://resolvenetwork.org
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