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TEDxPhoenixChange will be a simulcast of the TEDxChange event in Seattle and also feature live local speakers. The event will take place on Sunday, April 7 at the Tempe History Museum. Registration begins at 1:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us for an afternoon of connecting with community, great stories, and exploring the idea of positive disruption!
Confirmed Local Speakers
AMY SCERRA, works with women entrepreneurs from emerging economies and manage business-training programs at Thunderbird School of Global Management. Amy’s personal goal is to create opportunities for both local and international women entrepreneurs to expand their networks, and to provide practical tools to promote sustainable business growth.
BOB BEARD, is a cultural explorer, community connector and fan of fandom. Most recently, Bob founded the local Arizona PBS Nerd Walk which has captured the attention of other PBS stations nationwide. A life-long geek himself, Bob is writing his graduate thesis on nerds and nerd culture for the Communications Studies program at Arizona State University.
CHELL ROBERTS, is the Executive Dean and former Chair of Engineering for the College of Technology and Innovation at Arizona State University. He is currently leading the development of highly innovative programs at the intersection of traditional disciplines for a new college model that brings together engineering, science and business in a multi-disciplinary fashion focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship.
We are a group of volunteers who work passionately to bring TED-like experiences to our local Phoenix metro community. We strive to use local resources (services and products) whenever possible. Every cent raised goes directly into paying for the event. Due to the fixed costs of the event, please understand there will be no refunds after April 5. For more information about TEDxPhoenix please visit: www.facebook.com/tedxphoenix
TEDxChange is an event created out of a partnership between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the TEDx program. It is an initiative devoted to ideas worth spreading in the areas of global health and development. The theme this year is, "Positive Disruption", and will explore how disruption can be a welcome catalyst for change. For more information on TEDxChange, please visit: www.gatesfoundation.org/tedxchange