We’re accepting speaker applications and nominations for TEDxSanAntonio 2013 through Tuesday, July 1. Who do you know with a compelling idea and story to share? Here’s a heartfelt appeal from author Chimamanda Adichie for us to stay open to multiple stories. Via Kate Hayward’s Thinkubator blog post, The Danger of a Single Story.
Our next “All Hands” volunteer meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Clarity Child Guidance Center. If you attended the kickoff and signed up for a committee – or even if you didn’t – you are more than welcome to come help us build TEDx community in San Antonio. Committee Chairs and Organizers will be on hand discussing and working on the primary event of the
Our next “All Hands” volunteer meeting will be held Tuesday, April 9, from 6 – 7:30 pm at Clarity Child Guidance Center. If you attended the kickoff and signed up for a committee – or even if you didn’t – you are more than welcome to come help us build TEDx community in San Antonio. Committee Chairs and Organizers will be on hand discussing and working on the primary event of the y
All hands and interested parties – our Kickoff event looks to be full tonight. But do come out if you get a chance; there are always people who can’t make it last minute, so we’ll find a spot for you. Here’s a map to Say Sí and the area.
TEDxSanAntonio 2012 speakers stood proud in front of a stunning, innovative set design. And there’s an interesting story behind it. Lake Flato Architects are TED and TEDx fans, and they volunteered to design the set for the 2012 event. The design was not only a visually impressive backdrop, but, like Lake Flato architecture projects, is creative in meaningful, purposeful ways. The firm excels at sustainable building
I’m happy to introduce you to several key volunteers who have stepped up to increased responsibility within our volunteer organization. Kathy Babb, who has volunteered in many capacities since 2010, most recently on the Sponsorship committee, has accepted a position as Organizer. She will oversee Partnerships and Sponsorships. Jenia Espe has accepted a position as Organizer. She is relatively new to TEDxSanAnto
Welcome guest blogger Vanessa Rogers. Rogers, after getting a Communication Studies degree from the University of Texas at Austin, spent three years teaching English in Chile and South Korea after a study abroad program in Italy stirred her wanderlust. She is currently studying in an international MBA program at UTSA to expand her skillset and to one day own her own business. I heard about TedxSanAntonio through the
Whenever I listen to TED presenters I’m left in awe of their ideas, discoveries and thoughts. Sometimes it’s not the fact that they had a particular idea, it’s that they were BOLD enough to pursue it. While it’s normal for me to feel inadequate in the face of such great minds, I’ve also noticed that it stirs something else up inside me – something good. Their passion and intuitiveness push me to approach the world in
Perhaps one of the greatest things about TED is it’s ability to introduce you to remarkable individuals; Individuals who possess an innate ability to make the world’s most immense ideas seem so natural & simple. TED has this natural energy that effortlessly identifies & gathers the few who have never been limited by the popular expectations of society, whose ideas always come from places that many