Archive for Talks

Brian Luna – Of Shame, Zippers, and Shooting Stars – TEDxKids@SMU 2015

So many of us hide who we are behind walls of shame. We hold back because we are afraid to be vulnerable. Brian shares his own story of shame. He explores how shame holds us back and what we can do to release it by sharing our stories. Brian Luna was born deep in the [...]

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Eliza Pillsbury – Finding Meaning, not Minotaurs: A Beginner’s Guide to Labyrinths – TEDxKids@SMU 2015

When thinking of labyrinths, you might imagine a maze filled with twists and turns, or perhaps a hero battling a minotaur in the middle. In reality, a labyrinth is a tool crafted by many ancient cultures that is becoming increasingly relevant in our modern, chaotic times. Anyone seeking clarity and peace can walk in a [...]

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Lauren Bagwell – Let’s Flip the Golden Rule – TEDxKids@SMU 2015

Have you ever thought about reversing the Golden Rule? What would happen if we started treating ourselves the way we treated others? As both a poet and someone who once struggled with an eating disorder my goal is to share my story through spoken word poetry and in turn encourage those around me to revolutionize [...]

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Bobby Thakkar – Million Dollar Lemonade Stand – TEDxKids@SMU 2015

Lemonade stands show entrepreneurship in kids, my talk is about how we can provide a platform to grow that entrepreneurship in youth. I will go over my own example and how I setup a club that helps develop entrepreneurship in youth. Bobby has proven to be a visionary and is able to successfully execute on [...]

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Katherine Allen – Be a Catalyst – TEDxKids@SMU 2015

Be a catalyst. What does that even mean? The Catalyst Arts Movement speaks on why we should all be catalysts, and the three steps to becoming one. The cofounders discuss their personal experiences in becoming catalysts, and why they believe all people should seek to spark change in their communities, regardless of their age or [...]

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TEDxSMUWomen 2015 Highlights

TEDWomen 2015 was a TED event curated by TED and Pat Mitchell that focused on women and women’s issues. TEDxWomen events are TEDx events hosted around the live webcast of TEDWomen, and will also feature live, local speakers. Our event was called TEDxSMUWomen and was one of many TEDx events that happened around the globe [...]

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Michelle Adams – Applying Neuromarketing to increase our own appeal & desirability – TEDxSMUWomen 2015

What if we could apply NeuroMarketing to better understand human behavior, like companies do with their brands? Our non-conscious mind drives nearly everything we do. Measuring and predicting people’s reactions to other human beings and even products is complex. NeuroScience helps us increase our chances of doing so by understanding how our brains operate. Michelle [...]

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Jasmin Rohman – A Systematic Approach to Achieve Career Success – TEDxSMUWomen 2015

Women are making great strides academically earning almost half the advanced degrees in Medicine, Law and Business but why are a smaller percentage of women than men reaching the top of their professions? Systems Engineer Jasmin Rohman goes into the details of how the “Academic System” and the “Professional System” require four different inputs that [...]

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Lisa Fey – Dialing for Dreams – TEDxSMUWomen 2015

Sharing of my story in how I was hired into the world of Sports Television…overcoming the hurdles of being a college student with limited to no experience and landing a job with NBC…and how I used that learning to get a job at The Coca-Cola Company. Being a woman in sports television in the 80s [...]

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Ann Ranson – No Regrets: Momentum for the Next Generation – TEDxSMUWomen 2015

Getting fired up about legacy may take some effort, but your family and friends will be eternally grateful. Learn about legacy which is the YOU that you leave behind – your wisdom, your values and especially your stories. Join the movement to share a story today. If everyone who watches this TED Talk records and [...]

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