Archive for March, 2017

Nikki Duong Koenig – Ethical Fashion – TEDxSMUWomen 2016

We are all a part of the $1.5 trillion global fashion industry and we may be supporting forced labor, environmental pollution, and animal cruelty without knowing it. Conscientious consumers should be aware of the fashion industry’s tremendous global impact on people, our planet, and animals. We can all choose to not support unethical practices with [...]

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Catherine Cuellar – How can we redesign care to strengthen community for generations? – TEDxSMUWomen 2016

The populations of both children and seniors are exploding in the U.S., and each is at risk because they must depend on others for care. As traditional family structures and careers change, intergenerational bonds disintegrate, so knowledge and life skills are lost rather than passed on. How can we design more safe, caring places where [...]

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Maria Cramer – Fearlessness – TEDxSMUWomen 2016

Women are naturally a nurturing gender, leading from a place of caring and compassion. What happens when women are able to tap into the courage to be fearless and lead from a place of power and compassion? Maria Cramer discusses how women can tap into their fearlessness and find their power to make lasting change, [...]

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Suzanne Brown – It’s Time to Create Professional Part-time Working Mom Opportunities – TEDxSMUWomen 2016

For more than 3 years, Suzanne Brown has interviewed professional part-time working moms to hear their stories and understand their advice, insights, and challenges. In addition to sharing a few of these stories, Suzanne highlights a holistic view of changes impacting the U.S. workforce. She argues that the U.S. population shifts, social aspect, and business [...]

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Candice Bledsoe – Power of Narratives: Sharing Experiences of the Underrepresented – TEDxSMUWomen 2016

Through powerful narratives, researcher and SMU faculty member, Dr. Candice Bledsoe discusses the experiences of the underrepresented in America. She challenges her audience to read between the lines of American history to find the missing narratives. Dr. Candice Bledsoe is a faculty member at SMU’s Simmons School of Education and executive director of the Action [...]

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