TEDxUNC Presents Flow

Saturday, February 16, 2019 11:00AM
CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio

TEDxUNC Presents Flow
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Tickets are free for this event, but a ticket reservation is required. Please note that there is a limit of 2 ticket per person, per show. Patrons are not required to attend both sessions.

Session 1: 11:00am - 2:00pm Listed alphabetically, not in order of speaking
Dr. Tarra Ellis is an assistant professor of education at Wingate University whose talk will focus on equity in urban education.
Rachael Flatt is a graduate student at UNC pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. As a former professional figure skater, Rachael is passionate about mental health, particularly for athletes.
Ryan Lawton is a UNC senior studying business administration. As a person of color, he will speak about "The Ebb & Flows of Imposterism Throughout Life" as one experiences change.
Emily Neville is a student at NC State and the founder of Reborn Clothing Co., a company that helps divert textile waste from landfills and give consumers an upcycling option for their garments.
Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, educator, community therapist, and master diversity trainer. He will speak about cross-cultural communication and conflict mediation.
Hanna Watson is a UNC student and spoken word artist who will perform her poetry during the conference.

Session 2: 3:00pm - 6:00pm Listed alphabetically, not in order of speaking
Valentina Arismendi is a sophomore UNC student studying interactive media and English. Her talk tells the story of her life in Venezuela and how that experience inspired her to use the media as an outlet for change.
Dr. Ronit Freeman is a UNC professor of applied physical sciences who studies the intersection of movement and memory.
Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr., is a photographer and image activist known for his photography of social justice movements. He was named a 2018 Charlottean of the Year by Charlotte Magazine.
Nipun Mehta is the founder of ServiceSpace.org, an incubator of projects that support a gift culture. His mission in life is to “bring smiles in the world and stillness in my heart.” Through his work in social change, Nipun was recognized by the Dalai Lama as an “Unsung Hero of Compassion.”
Cristo Armando Carrasco Mendoza is a student at Wingate University, a Mexican immigrant, and the founder of DreamersNC, a community organization that provides resources for DACA students pursuing higher education.
Grayson Sword is a 17-year-old high school senior and open heart surgery survivor who will speak about transforming mental, physical, and emotional pain into healing.
Hanna Watson is a UNC student and spoken word artist who will perform her poetry during the conference.