TEDxPhoenixChange will take place on April 7, 2013 at 2pm at the Tempe History Museum in Tempe, AZ. Tickets can be purchased here.
TEDxPhoenixChange 2013 will feature live local speakers along with the simulcast of TEDxChange: Positive Disruption. 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. TEDxPhoenixChange will explore these ideas along with other ways of disrupting communities for good.
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 hope you'll join us on April 7th and participate in a discussion about bringing positive change to our community! Purchase tickers here.
Tempe History Museum is located at 809 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282.
See event details on the TED website here.
For more information on TEDxChange, please visit gatesfoundation.org/tedxchange.
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